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Marco’s Pizza Join the Pizza franchise started by a real Italian. Fresh, delicious, authentic pizza! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Marco’s Pizza Franchise.

Jimmy John's Learn why Jimmy John’s gourmet sandwich franchise has been named one of the best franchise opportunities today. Min. Cash Required:
$80,000.
Jimmy John's Franchise.

FreshBerry Frozen Yogurt Cafe Own your own self-serve natural frozen yogurt store with FreshBerry, and sell the healthy option! Min. Cash Required:
$25,000.
FreshBerry Frozen Yogurt Cafe Franchise.


ShakeAway Opening a ShakeAway milkshake bar couldn’t be easier. Our experienced franchise team will guide you every step of... Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
ShakeAway Franchise.

Wings Etc. Start your own restaurant and pub, serving award-winning jumbo wings! Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Wings Etc. Franchise.

Hungry Howie's Pizza See why Hungry Howie’s Pizza the home of the Original Flavored Crust has an edge over our competition. Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Hungry Howie's Pizza Franchise.


United Marketing Generate immediate and long-term cash flow with United Marketing's exceptional vending program! Min. Cash Required:
$15,000.
United Marketing Business Opportunity.

Yogurtland Join the #1 frozen yogurt franchise for investors. We're redefining the frozen yogurt category! Min. Cash Required:
$200,000.
Yogurtland Franchise.

MyCamille’s MyCamille’s franchising system is a step-by-step method for developing your own restaurant. We'll show you how! Min. Cash Required:
$40,000.
MyCamille’s Franchise.


Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill® Wok the Healthy Path® with Samurai Sam's, serving Japanese favorites at affordable prices! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill® Franchise.

SUBWAY® Be part of a winning team with the #1 franchise! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
SUBWAY® Franchise.

Maui Wowi Hawaiian Break free from the corporate lifestyle with one of Maui Wowi’s affordable and scalable business models. Min. Cash Required:
$45,000.
Maui Wowi Hawaiian Franchise.


Saxbys Coffee Join the industry experts in coffee café franchising and bring Saxbys to your neighborhood! Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
Saxbys Coffee Franchise.

Blimpie® Rich history, respected brand, rewarding future - all the ingredients you need for a successful sub franchise! Min. Cash Required:
$145,850.
Blimpie® Franchise.

Doc Popcorn Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised retailer of fresh-popped popcorn on the planet, ranked on Entrepreneur’s Top... Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Doc Popcorn Franchise.


Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip Nestlé® Toll House® Café has built on the world's most powerful food name, Nestle®, to become North America's Very... Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Nestlé® Toll House® Café by Chip Franchise.

The Spice & Tea Exchange® The Spice & Tea Exchange® is the fastest growing retail franchise of gourmet spices, blends, teas and gifts in... Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
The Spice & Tea Exchange® Franchise.

Rock ‘n’ Joe Aim for the "aroma" of success serving up premium coffee with good ol' rock ‘n’ roll in this coffeehouse! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Rock ‘n’ Joe Franchise.


Planet Smoothie Business ownership is "smooth" when you own a piece of the planet. Get yours! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Planet Smoothie Franchise.

Ben & Jerry's Franchising, Inc. Love what you do and do what you love every day with your Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Ben & Jerry's Franchising, Inc. Franchise.

America's Taco Shop® You won't find our recipes in a cook book! Customers adore our authentic Mexican menu. Min. Cash Required:
$90,000.
America's Taco Shop® Franchise.


Edible Arrangements® Join the #1 name in fresh fruit arrangements, gifts, and treats. Min. Cash Required:
$155,999.
Edible Arrangements® Franchise.

Vocelli Pizza Not just another pizza chain; Vocelli Pizza is part of the community. Open one in your community! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Vocelli Pizza Franchise.

Great Steak™ The cheesesteak - an American original that’s become a tradition. Bring it to your neighborhood! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Great Steak™ Franchise.


Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries Cook up a good time with Hwy 55 and bring the great American classics to your restaurant customers! Min. Cash Required:
$125,000.
Hwy 55 Burgers Shakes & Fries Franchise.

Cold Stone Creamery® Bring The Ultimate Ice Cream Experience to your neighborhood with Cold Stone Creamery! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Cold Stone Creamery® Franchise.

TCBY Buy 1, Get 1 FREE! Do not miss this opportunity to get 2 franchise fees for the price of 1! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
TCBY Franchise.


FitZone for Women® FitZone for Women is one of the fastest growing health club franchises in the U.S. today. Exclusively for women! Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
FitZone for Women® Franchise.

Sweet Times Cupcakes You can't buy happiness but you can buy cupcakes - and that's kind of the same thing! Min. Cash Required:
$60,000.
Sweet Times Cupcakes Franchise.

NrGize Lifestyle Cafe™ The NrGize Lifestyle Cafe meets the huge demand for healthy food choices. Be a part of it! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
NrGize Lifestyle Cafe™ Franchise.


Smoothie Factory Smoothie Factory, a fresh concept in franchising, is growing worldwide! Master franchise opportunities now. Min. Cash Required:
$350,000.
Smoothie Factory Franchise.

U-Turn Change direction with U-Turn, the finest bulk candy machine on the market. We have earned our nickname "The... Min. Cash Required:
$7,188.
U-Turn Franchise.

Jimmy's Seaside Fries Jimmy's Seaside Fries is a year round snacking powerhouse. Start your own low labor kiosk model! Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Jimmy's Seaside Fries Franchise.


Drifter’s Hamburgers Ignite your passion with the "Best Burger" franchise opportunity from Drifter's Hamburgers and deliver a... Min. Cash Required:
$40,000.
Drifter’s Hamburgers Franchise.

Healthier 4U Vending Join the healthy wing of the vending industry with the leader. Our gold standard training will have you up and... Min. Cash Required:
$20,000.
Healthier 4U Vending Business Opportunity.

bb.q (Best of the Best Quality) The sky is no longer falling, Chicken Little! Choose from 3 fantastic fried chicken franchise options. Min. Cash Required:
$125,000.
bb.q (Best of the Best Quality) Franchise.


FRESH - Healthy Café Enjoy a juicy return on investment with this FRESH and healthy fast casual food franchise. Your success is our... Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
FRESH - Healthy Café Franchise.

Schwietert's Cones & Candy Join the candy store with more - more candy, more ice cream - and customers who can't stay away! Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Schwietert's Cones & Candy Franchise.

Urban Vendor Own a healthy vending business, offering snacks and beverages in earth-friendly KarmaBoxes. Min. Cash Required:
$8,800.
Urban Vendor Business Opportunity.


TacoTime® Live your dream of business ownership with TacoTime, the quality leader in Mexican QSR! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
TacoTime® Franchise.

Juice Zone Juice Zone is expanding throughout the US and around the world. Find out more about this international... Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Juice Zone Franchise.

Zinga! Frozen Yogurt Join Zinga! – The World's Best Frozen Yogurt with a "Blueprints to Blueberries" model that's fun and... Min. Cash Required:
$250,000.
Zinga! Frozen Yogurt Franchise.


Teakwoods Tavern & Grill Unique, fresh, flavorful and bold - that's Teakwoods, where the chef inspired menu sets us apart. Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Teakwoods Tavern & Grill Franchise.

Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar We were selected as America’s Next Top Restaurant Franchise beating over 250 franchises in 36 states. Check out... Min. Cash Required:
$195,000.
Arooga's Grille House & Sports Bar Franchise.

Wayback Burgers Join one of the hottest fast-casual restaurants, now growing dynamically! Award-winning premium burgers and lots... Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Wayback Burgers Franchise.


Lyons Wholesale Vending Routes for sale. For example, 6 new machines placed in 6 busy stores for only $2,500. Will train. Lifetime... Min. Cash Required:
$2,500.
Lyons Wholesale Vending Business Opportunity.

Noble Roman's Take n Bake Pizza We'll put our 40+ years of experience behind you with our delicious, affordable take-n-bake pizza franchise! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Noble Roman's Take n Bake Pizza Franchise.

Cafè Barbera Learn from the experience and know-how of 5 generations of the Barbera family, the coffee masters! Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
Cafè Barbera Franchise.


California Tortilla California Tortilla has redefined the fast-casual Mexican food segment. This is the franchise recipe you’ve been... Min. Cash Required:
$250,000.
California Tortilla Franchise.

Red’s Savoy Pizza Why Red’s Savoy Pizza is a great franchise opportunity? Red’s Savoy Pizza is poised for the future and is now... Min. Cash Required:
$60,000.
Red’s Savoy Pizza Franchise.

Frozen Yogurt Store Developers FYSD is your turnkey entry into the highly profitable, self-serve frozen yogurt industry. We help entrepreneurs... Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Frozen Yogurt Store Developers Business Opportunity.


Yo-Good Become your own boss with Yo-Good's delicious frozen yogurt and smoothie franchise opportunity! Easy to operate,... Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Yo-Good Franchise.

Go-Grill A hot new grill concept brought to you by Fresh & Healthy Brands - nutritious, healthy, delicious! Min. Cash Required:
$60,000.
Go-Grill Franchise.

Pure Health Offer a flavorful, healthy alternative to fast food with Pure Health, now expanding around the globe! Min. Cash Required:
$60,000.
Pure Health Franchise.


Jimboy's Tacos Jimboy's Tacos - we've been making it real for 60 years. Be part of our franchise expansion across the nation! Min. Cash Required:
$300,000.
Jimboy's Tacos Franchise.

Tropical Smoothie Café Do you have the drive? The passion? It's time to enjoy the Tropical Smoothie experience! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Tropical Smoothie Café Franchise.

Classic Rock Coffee Company Start your own cool, classic rock coffee shop with Classic Rock Coffee, a rockin' franchise opportunity! Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Classic Rock Coffee Company Franchise.


Cheeburger Cheeburger Searching for your next career challenge? We have what you're looking for, and we make it easy! Min. Cash Required:
$175,000.
Cheeburger Cheeburger Franchise.

Boneheads Grilled Fish & Piri Piri Chicken Hook a reel franchise with this revolutionary fast-casual food concept! World-class support, training and systems. Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Boneheads Grilled Fish & Piri Piri Chicken Franchise.

P.D.H. - Publik Draft House P.D.H. is a terrific groundfloor opportunity in the gastropub industry - fine dining combined with amazing... Min. Cash Required:
$80,000.
P.D.H. - Publik Draft House Franchise.


Smallcakes, A Cupcakery Be the first to bring the delicious Smallcakes cupcakery to your neighborhood, and watch your customers... Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Smallcakes, A Cupcakery Franchise.

Bruster's® Real Ice Cream At Bruster's, the passion for extraordinary ice cream and stellar customer service runs deep. Be part of it! Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
Bruster's® Real Ice Cream Franchise.

Teddy's Bigger Burgers Start your own high-energy burger joint with a modern twist. Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Teddy's Bigger Burgers Franchise.


Pudgie's Naked Chicken Co. Become part of a huge franchise success story with Pudgie's Naked Chicken Co. Min. Cash Required:
$200,000.
Pudgie's Naked Chicken Co. Franchise.

Smoothie Fresh Café Put your customers in a Fresh state of mind with our fresh, organic, healthy and delicious foods. Your own the... Min. Cash Required:
$80,000.
Smoothie Fresh Café Franchise.

Persona Neapolitan Pizzeria Serving award-winning, authentic Neapolitan (thin crust) pizzas, crisp salads and rich gelato! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Persona Neapolitan Pizzeria Franchise.


Johnny Rockets Bring classic, timeless, feel-good Americana to your city, state or country with Johnny Rockets! Min. Cash Required:
$200,000.
Johnny Rockets Franchise.

Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers Are you ready to do something Freakin’ Unbelievable? Start here. Our burgers are Freakin’ Unbelievable! Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers Franchise.

Beef 'O' Brady's® Family Sports Pub Own a Beef 'O' Brady's Family Sports Pub. It's more than a business. It's a way of life! Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
Beef 'O' Brady's® Family Sports Pub Franchise.


The Original Soupman There are many souper reasons for owing a Soupman! Learn more here. Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
The Original Soupman Franchise.

Wit or Witout? Bring Philly’s best cheesesteak to your customers with our great food and our great Philly attitude! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Wit or Witout? Franchise.

Great Wraps Hot wraps, smoothies & cheesesteaks. Healthy, but delicious; a franchise opportunity that’s right for the... Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Great Wraps Franchise.


Ritter's Frozen Custard Not all ice cream is created equal! One bite and you'll agree. Ritter's is simply the best. Join us! Min. Cash Required:
$350,000.
Ritter's Frozen Custard Franchise.

la prep daily fresh Bring our promise to your neighborhood - a fresh fare experience everyday! Delicious, nutritious restaurant... Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
la prep daily fresh Franchise.

Farmer Boys® Farm-to-table-to-delicious with Farmer Boys, serving farm-fresh food for over 30 years! Min. Cash Required:
$300,000.
Farmer Boys® Franchise.


Juice It Up! Good health is good business! Take the first step today towards a fruitful future! Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
Juice It Up! Franchise.

Naturals2Go® We are your one stop option to start and grow your vending business! Min. Cash Required:
$18,000.
Naturals2Go® Business Opportunity.

The Lost Cajun Get started on passing a good time with your own Lost Cajun restaurant. It's the real deal, a genuine Louisiana... Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
The Lost Cajun Franchise.


Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream Low investment, low overhead & high profits in a FUN and flexible, mobile childhood memory-making machine. Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Tikiz Shaved Ice & Ice Cream Franchise.

Roy Rogers Franchise Company, LLC Saddle up with Roy Rogers. The reward is as wide as Texas and as deep as the Grand Canyon! Min. Cash Required:
$300,000.
Roy Rogers Franchise Company, LLC Franchise.

Sam & Louie's More than a pizza franchise! Check out Sam & Louie's terrific menu and join our great franchise expansion. Min. Cash Required:
$75,000.
Sam & Louie's Franchise.


Simple Simon’s Pizza® Simple Simon's Pizza is simply the best place to be - for customers and franchise owners! Find out why. Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Simple Simon’s Pizza® Franchise.

Little Caesars Partner with the fastest growing carry-out pizza chain. Little Caesars' proven system WORKS! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Little Caesars Franchise.

Cinnaholic Are you ready to trade in your desk job to make people smile and mouths water? Start here! Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
Cinnaholic Franchise.


Kiwi Burst Frozen Yogurt Now could be the time for you to taste some sweet success as a Kiwi Burst franchisee! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
Kiwi Burst Frozen Yogurt Franchise.

The Brass Tap - Crafted Beer and Wine Bar The Brass Tap has the vital ingredients for success in the fast growing craft beer market! Min. Cash Required:
$100,000.
The Brass Tap - Crafted Beer and Wine Bar Franchise.

'Ohana Bros. Good things come to those who wait. Your customers are waiting for these killer munchies, made with Aloha! Min. Cash Required:
$150,000.
'Ohana Bros. Franchise.


Sweet Pea Homemade Ice Cream Premium homemade ice cream that the community will crave, in an Eco-Friendly environment that the community will... Min. Cash Required:
$40,000.
Sweet Pea Homemade Ice Cream Franchise.

SanSai® Fresh Grill & Sushi Kitchen Bring "the nature of freshness" to your neighborhood with the best tasting concept in Asian fusion... Min. Cash Required:
$200,000.
SanSai® Fresh Grill & Sushi Kitchen Franchise.

All The Perks Espresso Cafe Choose from several investment options to open your own coffee shop with All The Perks. There's one to suit you! Min. Cash Required:
$50,000.
All The Perks Espresso Cafe Business Opportunity.



Trends and Facts About Food Franchises

Investments for a food franchise can range from the thousands of dollars (for vending machines or other small ventures) to the hundreds of thousands of dollars and beyond (for full service restaurants).

 

When most people think of food franchising they think of McDonald’s largely because of the consistency and uniformity – two of the main features of franchise systems.  Though food franchising is most often associated with fast food, the industry also includes barbeque, coffee, pizza, ice cream, candy, smoothies, pretzels and more.

 

Five fast facts about the food franchise industry:

 

  1. Food related franchises make up more than one-third of the total number franchise establishments in the U.S. and account for over half of the total number of franchise employees.
  2. The National Restaurant Association forecasts that sales in U.S. restaurants and bars should reach over $460 billion for 2013.
  3. Baby boomers are a main focus of food franchises, along with millennials. On average, boomers visited restaurants 220 times last year on average surpassing all other age groups.
  4. Food franchises don’t only need to be concerned about competition from each other.  Convenience stores have been steadily increasing their food service footprint as well.
  5. Subway is the largest food franchise in world (not counting convenience stores) in terms of units with 40,345 (as of September 30, 2013).



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