Doc Popcorn
Kettle-cooked popcorn

Doc Popcorn
Kettle-cooked popcorn

About
Founded

2003

Franchising Since

2009 (9 Years)

Corporate Address

2775 West Park Dr.
Paducah, KY 42001

CEO

Michael Barrette

Parent Company

Dippin' Dots

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$39,500 - $345,050

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$80,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$7,500 - $15,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Doc Popcorn has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

60 hours

Classroom Training:

57 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

5

Bio
Rob and Renee Israel began popping their own flavored popcorn in their New York City apartment in 2003. They then moved to Boulder, Colorado, and started selling their fresh-popped kettle-cooked popcorn from carts and kiosks in malls, stadiums and entertainment venues throughout the state. Doc Popcorn began franchising in 2009.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $39,500 High - $345,050
Units
+0.9%+0 UNITS (1 Year) +22.8%+21 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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