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Units as of 2016
1,232 Previous years N/A
14.8%
2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
Initial investment
$123K - $460K

Company Overview

Brothers Michael and Aaron Serruya started their own frozen yogurt shop, Yogen Fruz, in 1986 in Toronto, Ontario, and began franchising a year later. In 1989, they expanded into the United States and now have locations operating around the world in both traditional and nontraditional locations.

About Yogen Fruz

Industry
Food
Related Categories
Ices, Frozen Yogurt
Founded
1986
Parent Company
International Franchise Inc.
Leadership
Aaron Serruya, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1987 (34 years)
# of employees at HQ
36
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

# of Units
1,232 (as of 2016)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
210 Shields Ct.
Markham, ON L3R 8V2

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Yogen Fruz 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
$25,000
Initial Investment
$123,179 - $459,679
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$40,000 - $75,000
Royalty Fee
6%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
Term of Agreement
7-10 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
5 days
Classroom Training
5 days
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising

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
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021
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