HUMAN Healthy Markets

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Healthful-food distribution

Number of Locations: 159

Total Investment: $64.4K - $109.9K

Founded: 2008

Began Franchising: 2012

About HUMAN Healthy Markets

Sean Kelly and Andy Mackensen founded HUMAN Healthy Vending with the goal of increasing access to healthier foods and drinks. HUMAN stands for Helping United Manking and Nutrition. In addition to food and beverage vending machines, the company has expanded its offerings to include a micromarket opportunity, installing self-service kiosks in office buildings, as well as a snack-of-the-month subscription service.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 128 2 0 29
2014 143 2 0 10
2013 89 0 0 2
2012 39 0 0 0
2011 0 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $64,397 - $109,897
Franchise Fee: $39,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: to 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $75,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000
Franchise can be run from home. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1 - 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
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Startup Costs
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 4 days. Available at franchisee's location. In Southern CA or Miami; virtual coaching, 4 months; webinars; ongoing training
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Website, social media

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #361 (2015), #281 (2014),
Fastest-Growing: #42 (2015), #51 (2014),
Top New: #8 (2015), #12 (2014),

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