Human Bean Drive Thru, The

Human Bean Drive Thru, The

Human Bean Drive Thru, The
Not Ranked

Initial Investment

LOW: $168,800
HIGH: $654,050

Change in Units

+12.5% +7 UNITS (1 Year)
+10.7% +6 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

1998

Franchising Since

2002 (14 Years)

Corporate Address

545 Rossanley Dr., #A Medford, OR 97501

CEO

Tom Casey

About Human Bean Drive Thru, The

The Human Bean opened its first store in Ashland, Oregon, in 1998, and more locations were added throughout southern Oregon over the next five years. Franchising of the drive-thru espresso brand began in 2002.

The company's Farm Friendly Direct program encourages environmentally sustainable growing, harvesting and processing methods, rewarding the farmers the company works with by offering above-market prices and using the extra money to fund improvement projects in their communities.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$168,800 - $654,050

Net-worth Requirement

$350,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000

Financing Options

Human Bean Drive Thru, The has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 318

Lowest Rank: 498

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: at opening

Training at headquarters: 3 weeks

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 5

Related Franchises

Related Articles

1-800-Flowers Boss Determined to Avoid Breaking Customers' Hearts This Valentine's Day

1-800-Flowers Boss Determined to Avoid Breaking Customers' Hearts This Valentine's Day

'Things do go wrong. It's how the company responds to those challenges that really makes a difference.'
Lindsay Friedman
This B2B Franchisee and Former Baseball Manager Believes He Hit One Out of the Park

This B2B Franchisee and Former Baseball Manager Believes He Hit One Out of the Park

Bill Papierniak was a minor league general manager in Richmond, Va. Today, the deals he's inking are with Cartridge World.
Entrepreneur Staff
Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs

Burger King Is Starting to Sell Hot Dogs

'It's so obvious,' says the company's head of North American operations. 'I don't know why we didn't do this before.'
Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice

Lifelong Health Advocate Finds a Natural Fit With Jamba Juice

Panos Joulios, a career-entrepreneur in the restaurant industry, loves promoting healthy living at his several juice joints across Arizona and California.
Erin Schultz
Why Chipotle Is Closed for Lunch Today

Why Chipotle Is Closed for Lunch Today

Franchisees are supposed to use the time to go over new food safety procedures after multiple E. coli cases.
Lindsay Friedman

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.

Updated: October 14th, 2015

Reprints & Licensing
Update Your Listing
Submit New Listing

Regions/States List

More Franchise Rankings

Top Low-Cost Franchises

87 franchises for under $50,000

Top Homebased/Mobile Franchises

These 100 businesses can be managed from home

Fastest-Growing Franchises

These companies have shown rapid unit expansion over the last two years

Top New Franchises

The top 75 companies that began franchising in the last five years

Top Global Franchises

200 North American franchisors seeking international franchisees

For reprints and licensing questions, click here.

Previous Years Rankings

2016 2015 2014 2013 2012