2022 Franchise 500 Rank
#189 Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$370K - $670K
Units as of 2022
814 5.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Jamba

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Smoothies/Juices, Fruit, Acai Bowls
Founded
1991
Parent Company
Focus Brands LLC
Leadership
Geoff Henry, President
Sponsored Content

More from Jamba

AN ICONIC BRAND, INSPIRING AND SIMPLIFYING WELLNESS. For nearly 30 years, Jamba has led the way in making balanced options easier and more accessible by serving delicious, made-to-order smoothies, juices, and bowls. With over 800 locations in 36 states and outside the U.S., Jamba has become a pioneer and leader in the smoothies and juices category and continues to innovate and grow with our guests.

Variety of Venues: Shopping malls, outlet centers, airports, amusement parks, casinos, entertainment venues, military bases, lifestyle centers, street locations, train stations, transportation centers, travel plazas, truck stops, universities and retail centers.

Jamba® is part of FOCUS Brands, the developer of iconic, global foodservice franchise systems and the parent company of the franchisors of the Auntie Anne’s®, Carvel®, Cinnabon®, McAlister's Deli®, Moe's Southwest Grill®, and Schlotzsky's® brands.

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1993 (29 years)
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Maryland, Missouri, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Asia

# of Units
814 (as of 2022)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
5620 Glenridge Dr. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30342

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Jamba 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
$35,500
Initial Investment
$370,000 - $670,000
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$120,000
Veteran Incentives
$15,500 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
20 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

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
90 hours
Classroom Training
22 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021