Nature's Way Cafe

At a Glance

Products & Services: Healthy foods, salads, wraps, soups, smoothies

Number of Locations: 9

Total Investment: $108.3K - $206.5K

Founded: 1978

Began Franchising: 1992

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2011 9 0 0 0
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $108,250 - $206,501
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 4%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 15 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $200,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000
Operations
10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 5 - 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% 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: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising,