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Tropik Sun Fruit & Nut
Candy, nuts, popcorn, chocolates, gifts

About
Founded

1980

Franchising Since

1980 (38 Years)

Corporate Address

P.O. Box 409
Lake Forest, IL 60045

Parent Company

Tropik Sun Fruit & Nut

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$93,000 - $218,000

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$35,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $20,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Financing Options

Tropik Sun Fruit & Nut has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Grand Opening

Field Operations

On-The-Job Training:

During opening

Classroom Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

6 - 8

Bio
Diversifoods Inc. was incorporated in 1980 and began operating Tropik Sun Fruit & Nut stores that same year. In 1983 the company began franchising. It has more than 100 locations in the United States and is based in Lake Bluff, Illinois.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $93,000 High - $218,000
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following regions/states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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