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The Different Twist Pretzel


At the Different Twist Pretzel Company, pretzels are their passion, the pretzels created by Different Twist are a delicious, nutritious snack preferred over many other quick-food options. The buttery, sweet dough, coated with salt, cinnamon sugar, garlic, parmesan cheese or almond crunch will delight everyone in the family. Different Twist pretzels are made with soft, sweet dough, but the stores offer their pretzels in a variety of forms and shapes, including pretzel pups, spicy pretzel pizza, and pretel cheese wraps. Made with vegetable based butter, Different Twist pretzels offer more nutrition that most fast foods, and have appeal to vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike.

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Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
Net worth required
$50,000 - $90,000
Franchise fee
Units in operation


Different Twist Pretzel Company stores are retail locations placed in high traffic areas such as shopping malls, in-line shops, kiosks and food courts. One of the great appeals of Different Twist shops is the ability of the customer to watch the pretzels being twisted and made fresh right in front of them. Typical Different Twist stores sizes are between 200 and 500 square feet. Different Twist locations are mostly in West Virginia, Kentucky and Pennsylvania. The company is headquartered in Bakerstown, Pennsylvania.

Different Twist Pretzel Company Franchise Opportunities – History

Different Twist Pretzel Company was established in 1992, and has since grown to 25 locations, including 18 in the United States, 1 in Canada and 6 in other countries.

Different Twist Pretzel Company Franchise Cost / Initial Investment /

Different Twist Pretzel Company Franchise Income

The franchise fee for Different Twist is $5,000. The total cost for equipment and build out of a Different Twist Pretzel shop ranges from $50,000 to $90,000, depending on whether the space was used previously for food preparation. Equipment lease options are available through the company. A 5% royalty fee on gross monthly sales is paid to the company.

Different Twist Pretzel Company Business Opportunities: Other Information

Different Twist franchisees are supplied with comprehensive training and support in several different areas, beginning with one week of on-site training in all aspects of running a successful business, as well as site selection and lease negotiation assistance.

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