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Yum Yum Donuts

Yum Yum Donuts Franchise

Yum Yum Donuts is one of the largest and most successful donut shop chains in the world. Featuring its trademark happy face, the Yum Yum Donuts brand is committed to serving fresh, delicious donuts and coffee with fast, friendly service. Yum Yum Donuts takes great pride in the proven loyalty of its customer base, in many cases welcoming a core group of customers into the store every single day of the week. What’s not to like? Mouth-watering donuts and tasty hot coffee. Yum Yum Donuts has also diversified its menu with an assortment of bagel and breakfast sandwiches, macaroons, chillas, refreshing frozen fruit, and flavorful drinks topped with whipped cream. More about the cost of owning a Yum Yum Donut Franchise franchise is below.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$3,400 - $71,700
Franchising Since


Since it was founded in 1971, Yum Yum Donut Shop has opened nearly 70 more locations and has broadened the business, opening a dozen East Coast Bagel shops as well. East Coast Bagel Shop was purchased by Yum Yum in 1998. Yum Yum seeks dedicated business people to become franchise owners of its tried and proven brand.

Yum Yum Donuts Franchise Opportunities – History

Yum Yum Donuts was started in 1971 by Philip C. Holland, who converted an Orange Julius shop in Highland Park, California, a shop that continues to perform at the highest volume in the Yum Yum chain. Holland expanded to three shops by 1973 and was looking to grow more. By 2004, with nearly 70 donut shops in operation, Yum Yum Donuts purchased Winchell’s Donuts, one of the largest donut chains on the West Coast. Those shops have retained Winchell’s name, with Yum Yum management.

How Much Does A Yum Yum Donuts Franchise Cost?

To open a single Yum Yum Donut shop requires a $75,000 investment, with $200,000 of liquid capital available. A 5% percent royalty fee is paid each month to the parent corporation.

Yum Yum Donuts Franchise Business Opportunities: Other Information

Yum Yum Donuts is headquartered in the City of Industry, California, where its 40,000-square-foot facility is located, and where it manufactures most of the donut and baking ingredients used in Yum Yum and Winchell’s donut shops. In 1991, the manufacturing and warehousing operations were spun off into a separate company, Quality Naturally Foods, Inc.


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