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Franchise 500 2023
2023 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$218K - $385K
Units as of 2015
496 Decrease

Company Overview

Menchie's shops offer self-serve frozen yogurt in 100 rotating flavors, including low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free, and kosher options. Founders Danna and Adam Caldwell came up with the company's name from the nickname Adam gave when they were dating. They opened their first store in Los Angeles in 2007, and began franchising a year later.

About Menchie's

Industry Food
Related Categories Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream
Founded 2007
Leadership Amit Kleinberger, CEO
Corporate Address 17555 Ventura Blvd., #200
Encino, CA 91316
Social Facebook, Twitter

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2008 (15 years)
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states:

This company is offering new franchisees in the following international regions:

# of Units 496 (as of 2015)

Information for Franchisees

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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 Information Circle
$40,000
Initial Investment Information Circle
$218,325 - $385,158
Net Worth Requirement Information Circle
$300,000
Cash Requirement Information Circle
$120,000
Veteran Incentives Information Circle
$10,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee Information Circle
6%
Ad Royalty Fee Information Circle
2%
Term of Agreement Information Circle
10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing Menchie's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit? Information Circle
No
Can this franchise be run part time? Information Circle
No
Are exclusive territories available? Information Circle
Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022