- 2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$155K - $363K
- Units as of 2021
With a variety of smoothies, waffles, and famous açaí bowls, Bowl Boss Açaí is a vendor of science-backed, nutrition-based snacks. Bowl Boss Açaí may be known for its tropical fruit bowls topped with granola, peanut butter, and coconut flakes. It also provides options for add-ons like Nutella, CBD oil, and protein powder. With the signature base of açaí combined with a plethora of options, Bowl Boss Açaí may have it all.
Founded in 2018, Bowl Boss Açaí started its journey thanks to founders Jenna and Suzanne Stanton and their idea to create inclusive, healthy, quality food. They believe they found the recipe for success when they opened shop in the heart of New York City. Soon, your Bowl Boss Açaí franchise could be next.
Why You May Want To Start a Bowl Boss Açaí Franchise
Bowl Boss Açaí is firmly planted in the ideology of healthy eating and smart snacking. In its mind, that's not just a belief: it’s a science. The antioxidant properties of fruit may promote healthy skin and nails, better digestion, and even deeper sleep. With hectic schedules and busy lives, the general public does not tend to consume the proper amount of fruit and vegetables needed daily for proper nutrition.
Bowl Boss Açaí believes it brings the solution. The naturally occurring flavor of fruit blended with other holistic ingredients may mean there’s no added sugar, chemicals, or artificial anything.
What Might Make a Bowl Boss Açaí Franchise a Good Choice?
Opening a Bowl Boss Açaí franchise may offer a more predictable outcome than investing in a completely new brand that could struggle to thrive in an already crowded and competitive industry.
Bowl Boss Açaí is looking for franchisees who are dedicated to outstanding service, family-friendly, hungry for success, and enjoy having fun. The ideal candidate is resourceful, timely, dedicated, and persistent. If this tenacious spirit of ingenuity sounds like you, opening a Bowl Boss Açaí franchise may be easier than ever.
How To Open a Bowl Boss Açaí Franchise
To be part of the Bowl Boss Açaí team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. In addition, you should prepare yourself for ongoing fees that will include advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees.
The typical term of agreement for a Bowl Boss Açaí franchise lasts for ten years. At the conclusion of the agreement, you may be able to renew your franchise if you qualify.
As you decide if opening a Bowl Boss Açaí franchise is the right move for you, make sure you take time to explore the opportunity. Research the brand and your local area to see if a Bowl Boss Açaí franchise would do well in your community. While competition is healthy, too much of it may not allow for the most possible growth.
Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, you must perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. As part of your due diligence, you may want to speak to existing franchisees and ask the Bowl Boss Açaí franchising team questions.
About Bowl Boss Acai
- Related Categories
- Acai Bowls, Smoothies/Juices, Fruit
- Parent Company
- Bowl Boss Franchising LLC
- Jenna and Suzanne Stanton, Partners
- Corporate Address
4827 Commercial Dr.
New Hartford, NY 13413
- Franchising Since
- 2020 (2023-2020 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states:
- # of Units
- 1 (as of 2021)
Information for Franchisees
Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a Bowl Boss Acai franchise.
Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees
Here's what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.
- Initial Franchise Fee
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $154,950 - $363,000
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- 21 hours
- Classroom Training
- 25 hours
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresLease NegotiationField OperationsSite Selection
- Marketing Support
Co-op AdvertisingAd TemplatesRegional AdvertisingSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail MarketingLoyalty Program/App
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
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Franchise 500 Ranking History
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