Froots

At a Glance

Products & Services: Smoothies, wraps, paninis, salads, soups, juices

Number of Locations: 37

Total Investment: $92.6K - $319K

Founded: 2001

Began Franchising: 2004

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2011 26 0 11 0
2010 34 0 5 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $92,600 - $319,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 5 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $100,000
Operations
50% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 9. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (70% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 16 hours. At franchisee's location: 1 week. At Froots corporate store : 40 hours.
Ongoing Support: Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #385 (2010),