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Food Franchises

Spending on vending

Vending machines are a relatively cheap way to take part in the food industry

To Your Health

Keeping pace with current trends, several franchises focus on fresh and healthier options

Fast Food Nation

Americans spend $117 billion on fast food annually

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Summary

Everyone has to eat, and busy Americans often make the choice to eat out or pick up food to go rather than cook at home. A huge variety of food franchises exist to satisfy this enormous market.

A feast of food options

There are as many different types of food franchises are there are types of places to eat. Broadly, there are fast-food restaurants, slightly more upscale fast-casual outlets, sit-down full-serve restaurants, dessert shops, vending machines, and kiosks.

There are also food franchise opportunities in almost any cuisine you could think of, including burgers, pizza, Mexican, BBQ, seafood, ice cream shops, and countless others.

Spending on vending

Because of the necessity of having a retail presence, food franchises tend to be on the more expensive side as franchises go, but kiosks and vending machines offer a relatively less pricey entrance.

Vending franchises are a relatively cheap way to take part in the food industry. They are fairly inexpensive and can be managed part-time, requiring relatively little maintenance.

To your health

Keeping pace with current trends, several franchises focus on fresh and healthier food options.

Americans spend $117 billion on fast food annually, so there’s plenty of room for new entrants with one of the many successful brands in the food franchise industry.

Featured Franchises

Available Franchises

Planet Smoothie

$100,000

For nearly two decades, Planet Smoothie has been one of the most innovative smoothie franchises in the world. With more than 100 stores throughout the United States, we are known for our healthy ingredients, sweeteners and supplements — and that has helped our brand develop a huge following.

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SMS Masterminds

$29,900

As an SMS Masterminds licensee, you'll receive an exclusive market in which to sell a state of the art mobile-based loyalty program to local businesses. Replacing traditional punch-card loyalty programs, SMS Masterminds is the next generation of direct marketing.

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Ginger Sushi Boutique

$150,000

The Sushi Shop team provides full support to its franchisees in the opening of a new franchise, including drawing up plans, selecting equipment, coordinating and supervising the actual construction work.

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Rush Bowls

$100,000

Rush Bowls offers meals crafted from the finest fruit, topped with granola & honey, and blended with protein, vitamins and other nutritious ingredients that taste delicious while promoting a healthy lifestyle!

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UFood Grill

$200,000

UFood Grill is known for healthy and nutritious food, fast. Now we are matching that reputation with healthy savings on our franchise fees.

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Samurai Sam's Teriyaki Grill

$100,000

The Samurai Sam’s Teriyaki Grill® restaurant experience is fast, fresh and healthy. We serve Japanese favorites at an affordable price, using only the highest quality ingredients. We've been named the #1 Asian Fast Food Chain by Entrepreneur® magazine on four occasions.

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Doc Popcorn

$80,000

Doc Popcorn is a retail franchise selling fresh-popped popcorn in a verity of flavors. Our franchises are affordable and efficient, creating $50 of product every 5 minutes with only 1 or 2 employees. Our franchises are popular, scalable, and simple - all products are made in two pieces of equipment.

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Virgola - Oysters & Italian Wine Bar

$100,000

Virgola - Oysters & Italian Wine Bar is a distinct oyster bar concept that has gained local and national media attention. Established in Manhattan's Greenwich Village, Virgola is now expanding its business operations by offering franchises throughout the United States.

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Kono Pizza

$75,000

Have an early-adopter mentality? Join our unique concept! Kono Pizza is the power of pizza in the palm of your hand - an original idea that brings the traditional triangle-shaped pizza pie slice into a cone. It's cooked on the spot, is healthy, fresh and can be eaten anywhere without the mess.

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Great Steak

$100,000

Founded in order to introduce the rest of the world to the delectable sandwich synonymous with Philadelphia - the cheesesteak. Today, with more than three decades of experience, we continue to introduce the world to America's Premier Cheesesteak®.

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Teriyaki Madness

$200,000

Teriyaki Madness is a fast-casual Asian inspired restaurant. Teriyaki Madness has a business model geared toward delivering franchisees serious income potential by providing a unique food alternative in the fast growing Asian food sector at half the cost of the average fast causal restaurant.

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Huddle House

$200,000

Own a down-home, family-style 24-hour restaurant that has the backing of an iconic brand name a reputation of amazing Southern hospitality. With incredible momentum from a 50-year history and more than 400 locations in 20 states, now is the time to invest in Huddle House franchise.

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Beef O'Brady's

$250,000

Beef ‘O’ Brady’s is a full service family restaurant and pub. Each location has a game room for kids, a bar for adults and a full menu of food options. Beef 'O' Brady's is ideal for someone looking to be hands-on as they do not allow absentee ownership.

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Tony Roma's

$1,000,000

With over 150 restaurant locations, Tony Roma’s is one of the most recognized brand names in the world! Development of Tony Roma’s is continuing in new and existing markets around the world. If you are interested in a terrific franchise opportunity here’s is your chance!

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The Brass Tap

$250,000

The Brass Tap is one of the fastest growing upscale beer and wine bars in the country, leveraging this rapidly expanding market. We offer up to 80 different craft beers on tap, more than 200 varieties of imports, local craft beers, and a large selection of premium wines and cigars.

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Cinnabon

$120,000

Cinnabon has been serving delicious goodies for over 25 years and seeks franchisees who are passionate about owning their own Cinnabon Bakery to continue expansion and create lasting memories for their Guests. Retail management or business ownership experience required.

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Thai Express

$150,000

Thaï Express franchisees all share the same passion. We are looking for dynamic, openminded individuals or groups that have good organizational skills and experience, as well as the ability to motivate others to accomplish great things as a team

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Baja Fresh

$200,000

Baja Fresh Franchise Partners own and operate Baja Fresh’s restaurants in more than 27 states, Dubai and Singapore. We are looking for energetic motivators with an unrelenting commitment to customer service, quality and freshness.

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Naturals 2 Go

$25,000

Naturals 2 Go is a leader in the exploding healthy food vending category. Take advantage of both the expanding interest in healthier food options and the booming vending industry, in which 3.5 million coins are inserted into vending machines every 15 minutes around the US.

Growler USA

$100,001

Craft beer is America’s fastest-growing industry. Growler USA’s award-winning concept provides quality, select cuisine and the best local and regional craft beers and hand-crafted beverages in a comfortable, upscale neighborhood environment.

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Captain D's

$350,000

Captain D’s is one of the most popular, best-selling seafood franchises in the country. A proven dining leader with a track record for innovation, Captain D's has relaunched its brand and is poised to claim even more market share after a nationwide expansion.

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®

$100,000

Join the largest barbecue chain in America*! With over 520 locations in 43 states, our smokin’ hot franchise has been treating guests to great tasting barbecue since 1941. If you’re looking to diversify your portfolio or looking to retire and start a business, we’re seeking passionate entrepreneurs to join our highly rated franchise.

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