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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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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.

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UFood Grill


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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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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Captain D's


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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Beef O'Brady's


At the heart of every Beef ‘O’ Brady’s® franchise is a commitment to the community. Beef’s® is a full service casual restaurant that caters to families and sports fans. A neighborhood gathering spot for friends, family, and teammates to celebrate a win or catch the big game.

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Tony Roma's


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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Dickey's Barbecue Pit ®


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

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The Counter Burger


Featured in GQ magazine as “One of the 20 Hamburgers to eat before you die” and “Best Burger” on OPRAH®, we are awarding area development agreements throughout the USA to multi-unit operators that qualify. We have more than 30+ stores currently in development throughout the U.S.

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