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Häagen Dazs Shops


Häagen Dazs is a worldwide ice cream franchise selling high quality ice cream and desserts. With 50 years of experience, an exceptional product and a well-known brand, Häagen Dazs has all the ingredients for a successful franchise.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$164,158 - $476,305
Franchise fee
Units in operation
Franchising Since

Own a Häagen Dazs Shops Franchise - Questions & Answers

What is it?

  • High-quality, world renowned ice cream franchise
  • Offers a large menu of ice cream desserts, milkshakes, sundaes, smoothies and more

How does it make money?

  • In store sales of a variety of ice cream treats
  • Bulk sales of high quality ice creams and desserts

Who is it for?

  • People with some retail food service background
  • Someone who enjoys ice cream and sharing it with customers

What would you do as a franchisee?

  • Open and oversee a retail ice cream store
  • Hire food service and management personnel as needed


Häagen Dazs

About Us

More than an ice cream shop, since 1960, it has been our mission at Häagen-Dazs to deliver memorable experiences with every bite by using only the finest ingredients. If you share our passion and want to offer outstanding products while pursuing entrepreneurial success, now is a fantastic time to take advantage of our dessert business franchise opportunity. We offer:

  • TRUSTED BRAND - Häagen-Dazs boasts worldwide brand recognition with an enduring reputation of exceptional, high quality ice cream. With a 50 year heritage of excellence, the Häagen-Dazs brand provides the unique benefit of owning a dessert franchise.
  • PREMIUM QUALITY - At Häagen-Dazs, we are passionate about quality. This is why people reach for our brand when they want the best ice cream. We make sure it stays that way by crafting the perfect flavors using only the finest ingredients and no artificial colors or flavors, so that every scoop is nothing short of extraordinary.
  • EXCELLENT SUPPORT - When you join us, you can be sure that we’ll have your back the entire way. We’ll help you from the very beginning of the design process all the way to day-to-day functionalities to ensure you are set-up to perform.

3 Types of Storefront Options

  1. MALLS/MIXED-USE/LIFESTYLE CENTERS500-1200 SQFT With thousands of new and familiar faces regularly browsing both indoor and outdoor shopping centers, mall and lifestyle ice cream franchise locations present a business opportunity unlike any other. Our efficient store layouts help streamline in-store operations while our forward-facing branding calls shoppers to the front counter.
  2. STREET LOCATIONS - 600-1200 SQFT Do you want to own everyone’s favorite store in the neighborhood? Opening a local Häagen-Dazs franchise shop is a spectacular business opportunity if you are looking to make a big impact in your community. With our internationally renowned branding, super premium product, and extraordinary service , our shop locations call both passers-by and those living miles away to stop in.
  3. KIOSKS - 175-250 SQFT Whether located in a mall, airport, or other non-traditional setting, our ice cream kiosks are a great way to start an ice cream business. Strategically designed to maximize efficiency, Häagen-Dazs kiosks have streamlined layouts and enticing branding. Our ice cream kiosk locations provide the same great product and experience while optimizing every inch of their smaller footprint.

Franchisee Support

Our franchise development team will help you learn how to open a franchise and our regional operational field team will assist you with running the day-to-day operations of your store. We offer inventory and labor control assistance, product mix and food cost analysis, a customer concern hotline, and business planning support. Additionally, our national and regional meetings put you in touch with other owners from all over the country to facilitate growth and ongoing success.

  • HÄAGEN-DAZS UNIVERSITY - Häagen-Dazs University is a 9-day course that will prepare you and your shop manager with the information and tools to be ready to open your new shop. This training will be held at our franchise headquarters in Minneapolis, MN.

What do we look for in a franchisee?

  • No prior restaurant experience needed
  • Passion for the brand
  • Entrepreneurial drive

If this sounds like you, request information today!



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