Franchising: Experience a juicy opportunity

Customers spend more than $3 billion on juices and smoothies annually. This figure continues to grow every year, making this segment one of the fastest growing areas of the food and beverage industry. Berry Blendz plans to grow right along with this hot market.

Want a smooth opportunity? Look into Berry Blendz, a proven concept that capitalizes on today’s ever-growing juice and smoothie market.

 

Let the growth begin

Turns out our smooth stores catch on pretty quickly – which is the idea behind the turn-key franchise model. Berry Blendz has grown from a single store operation into a national franchise in the competitive and fast-growing $3 billion juice and smoothie industry. The goal is to continue forward with controlled and quality growth of the Berry Blendz name and products.

 

Requirements

Overall Funding
The total investment ranges from $142,000-$309,750 in secure funding for consideration. This includes the initial franchise fee, tenant build-out, equipment, signage, occupancy costs, starting inventory, initial advertising and operating capital.
Franchise Fees
Each franchisee is required to pay an initial franchise fee (included as part of the overall investment estimate) of $25,000 for the first store, with a discounted fee for any additional stores.
Royalties
Berry Blendz also requires between three and six percent (3-6%) royalties on each stores’ gross monthly sales (royalties vary based on traditional and non-traditional locations).

Financing your Berry Blendz store

 

Here’s an example of financial requirements for owning your own Berry Blendz store.

Franchise Fee: $25,000
Travel/Living: $500 – $3,500
Architects $7,500 – $15,000
Leasehold Imp. $40,000 – $150,000
Exterior and Exterior Signage $5,000 – $17,500
Equipment $44,000 – $80,000
Equipment Administration Fee ~4% of Equipment Cost
Initial Inventory $4,000 – $6,000
Employee Uniforms: $500 – $700
Grand Opening Advertising: $2,500 – $3,500
Insurance Premiums $500 – $1,000
Permits/Licenses: $1,000 – $10,000
Miscellaneous: $500 – $2,500
Working Capital: $20,000 – $30,000
RE, Security, Utility Dept. $4,000 – $10,000
Total Range: $144,500 – $354,750***
*Tenant improvements and Construction costs for a Berry Blendz store can vary depending of the square footage, age of proposed location, and allowance provided by the landlord

** Berry Blendz cannot guarantee that these amounts will not vary depending upon the individual circumstances of each franchisee. For this reason, please contact your accountant or tax advisor.

*** Note: This Investment range is for a single store. Franchise fee included. Multiple franchise and are developer opportunities are also available.

Franchising FAQs

What does a Franchise Fee pay for?

Company formation consulting, business plan consulting, finance consulting, architecture design coordination, equipment coordination, construction coordination, product/supply chain coordination, and on-going franchise support.

What is the overall investment range for a Berry Blendz franchise?

Currently an average of $142,000 - $309,750

Is the Franchise Fee included in the overall investment?

Yes

What is included in the overall investment?

Franchise fee, architectural fees, security deposit/first month rent, permits and licenses, insurance premiums, tenant improvement, equipment package, travel/living – training expenses, exterior and interior signage, employee uniforms, utility deposits, start-up inventory, start up advertising, and working capital.

What is the royalty structure?

Currently our royalties are between 3-6% depending on whether you have a Traditional or non-traditional store. Traditional stores benefit with a lower royalty structure that starts with the 1st year royalties at 3%, the 2nd year at 4%, and the 3rd and subsequent years at 5%.

How is the royalty fee paid?

As outlined in the Berry Blendz FDD, it is currently paid monthly by check or ACH bank transaction.

How long does it take to open a Berry Blendz store?

On average, it takes 6-9 months from the signing of the lease until the store opens. This time frame varies based on location.

What options do I have to get financing?

There are many different financial options. Some included the following:

  1. SBA – This is most common
  2. Term Loans
  3. Private Loans

Does Berry Blendz offer financing?

No, not at this time.

How do I select my store location and will Berry Blendz help me?

Absolutely, Berry Blendz will help you with your site selection by completing a market analysis and by evaluating the demographics and geographics of the surrounding area. Please see the FDD for complete details.

Are multiple franchise and area developer rights available?

Yes, please contact us for more information

When can I expect to be profitable?

It varies by location and market as well a franchise management. As in any business, we cannot predict earnings or profitability.

What type of training does Berry Blendz offer?

Berry Blendz provides a full week of training including classroom training and on-the-floor training at a Berry Blendz location. (Franchisee is responsible for travel expenses) We also offer ongoing franchise support.

What is the next step in opening my own Berry Blendz franchise?

Simply fill out the Franchise Application form below and we'll help you get started.

Ready to take the next steps towards success?

Are you ready to take the next step in becoming part of the Berry Blendz family? Fill out this brief form and we will send you a Berry Blendz packet complete with all the necessary forms.

This is NOT an employment application. To apply for a position with Berry Blendz, click here.

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