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Hole In One

Profit from: minidoughnuts and music kiosks.

This story appears in the January 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Doughnut-loving Homer Simpson would say "whoohoo!" to this business opportunity. Lil' Orbits Inc. has designed a self-contained kiosk for in-store locations to sell minidoughnuts.

Measuring 9 feet by 9 feet, the Lil' Orbits kiosk assembles conveniently in food courts, malls, convention centers, retail shops, arenas and flea markets. The equipment package includes a doughnut machine that produces 100 dozen minidoughnuts per hour, a hand sink, a cash register, a utility counter, down-draft ventilation and automatic fire-extinguishing systems, plus accessories and start-up supplies. The kiosk can also be equipped with a high-volume doughnut machine, included with the franchise fee, that produces 200 minidoughnuts per hour.

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