HoneyBaked Ham
#117 Franchise 500| Retail specialty foods, catering, cafes

About
Founded

1957

Franchising Since

1998 (21 Years)

Corporate Address

3875 Mansell Rd.
Alpharetta, GA 30022-1532

CEO

Linda VanRees

Parent Company

The Honey Baked Ham Co. LLC

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$301,700 - $501,500

Net-worth Requirement

$350,000 - $500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000 - $250,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$30,000 - $30,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

3.25%

Financing Options

HoneyBaked Ham has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$10,000 off first-store franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

Social media

SEO

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

97 hours

Classroom Training:

39 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

7 - 10

HoneyBaked Ham is ranked #117 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
After inventing the spiral slicer, Harry Hoenselaar founded The HoneyBaked Ham Co. and Cafe in 1957. Family-owned and operated for three generations, the company has more than 300 locations in the United States. Incorporated in 1974, the Atlanta-based company has a catalog division, corporate sales businesses and a temporary holiday store system. The company purchased The Hickory Ham Co. and its 40 franchise stores.

In addition to its sweetly glazed ham, the company offers HoneyBaked turkey breast, side dishes, cheesecake, key lime pie and sandwiches. HoneyBaked Ham offers a corporate gift-giving program, employee recognition options, and catered meals for holidays and business functions.

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $301,700 High - $501,500
Units
+2.5%+10 UNITS (1 Year) +8.1%+31 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 13th, 2019