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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$218K - $385K
Units as of 2015
496 125.5% over 3 years

Company Overview

Menchie's shops offer self-serve frozen yogurt in 100 rotating flavors, including low carb, no sugar added, dairy free, nonfat, gluten free, and kosher options. Founders Danna and Adam Caldwell came up with the company's name from the nickname Adam gave when they were dating. They opened their first store in Los Angeles in 2007, and began franchising a year later.

About Menchie's

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Frozen Yogurt, Ice Cream
Founded
2007
Leadership
Amit Kleinberger, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (14 years)
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

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

# of Units
496 (as of 2015)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
17555 Ventura Blvd., #200
Encino, CA 91316

Information for Franchisees

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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
$40,000
Initial Investment
$218,325 - $385,158
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$120,000
Veteran Incentives
$10,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes
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Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
Menchie's has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: startup costs, equipment, inventory

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes
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Updated: February 8th, 2021