Kona Ice
#77

Initial Investment

LOW: $117,125
HIGH: $135,925

Change in Units

+15.2% +103 UNITS (1 Year)
+30.7% +208 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile

Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2008 (8 Years)

Corporate Address

5945 Centennial Cir. Florence, KY 41042

CEO

Tony Lamb

About Kona Ice

Kona Ice franchisees bring their trucks to events to serve up shaved ice that customers can flavor themselves. Franchisees also partner with schools, teams, youth groups and other community groups for fundraising events. Shaved ice carts, kiosks and trailer are also available.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$117,125 - $135,925

Liquid Cash Requirement

$20,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$3K-$4K/yr.

Ad Royalty Fee

$500/yr.

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 77

Lowest Rank: 112

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training at headquarters: 4 days

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
National Media

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Updated: August 29th, 2016

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