Kona Ice
#60 Franchise 500| Shaved-ice trucks

About
Founded

2007

Franchising Since

2008 (12 Years)

Corporate Address

5945 Centennial Cir.
Florence, KY 41042

Leadership

Tony Lamb, CEO

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$145,600 - $169,200

Net-worth Requirement

$20,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$20,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $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: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

36 hours

Kona Ice is ranked #60 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
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.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $145,600 High - $169,200
Units
+12.5%+133 UNITS (1 Year) +47.3%+385 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: June 25th, 2020