How Much Does It Cost to Own a Smoothie Bowl Franchise?

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The Industry

More than ever before consumers are looking for fast, on-the-go meals that are also healthy and delicious! Fast casual dining that offers healthy options is the biggest trend in the restaurant industry today. Rush Bowls taps into this soon-to-be $52 billion industry, along with the $500 million acai berry industry. With so much opportunity in the market, you may be wondering how much would it cost to own your own smoothie bowl franchise? We will want to consider the potential revenue as well the costs associated with opening and operating your new business.

PB&J Acai Bowl at a Healthy Food Franchise

Strong Economics

When looking at the costs to open your own shop, it is important to first consider the economics: Will your investment be profitable? Rush Bowls, as an emerging organic food franchise, has the distinct advantage of tapping into three surging industries, the $1 trillion health food industry, the $500 million acai berry industry, and the $384 million health-focused fast casual industry. The acai berry market alone is expected to hit the $2 billion mark by 2026, of that $1.8 billion is expected to come directly from the Food and Beverage segment of the market. When you combine a booming market with low overhead and start up and a uniquely delicious and healthy product, it’s easy to see how profitable your own Rush Bowls location could be!

Simple Start Up

With Rush Bowls, getting started with your own smoothie bowl franchise couldn’t be easier! There are no ovens, grills, hoods or other expensive restaurant equipment to install, just blenders and a freezer. With our simple concept Rush Bowls are able to thrive in locations where other restaurants can’t. Rush Bowls allows you to enjoy the revenues of the restaurant industry without the headache.

Small Footprint

It isn’t just our simple design that makes Rush Bowls Unique. Unlike many fast casual dining locations, our footprint is small, just 500 -1200 square feet. A small store layout allows Rush Bowl Franchise Owners to open shop in premium locations where other fast casual restaurants can’t afford the rent. Easily fitting into small layouts let’s our owners pay a minimum on real estate while serving high volume.

Mango and Bananas around an acai bowl at a smoothie franchise

Low Investment Costs

The fast casual sector is the fastest growing segment of the restaurant industry, and for good reason. Consumers are demanding quick meals that fit their busy lifestyles and they are going out of their way to get healthy options that taste great! With all the opportunity in the market, there has never been a better time to get started with your own fast casual. But for many, the start up costs of a fast casual restaurant will end their dream before it even gets started. Most fast casuals will have an initial investments between $500,00 and $1 million. Rush Bowls is different, the initial investment to get started is only $282K to $499K making it that much easier to turn your dream of starting your own smoothie bowl franchise into a reality!

Smoothie Bowl Franchise Fees

When you start your business with Rush Bowls, you start with a distinct advantage. Rush Bowls has over a decade of experience in the industry and has proven its ability to thrive in even the most competitive markets. You open your doors with a proven business model for profitability. With support from corporate, a proven business model, and a brand that people know and love, you will have a 5% royalty, 45K-$80K Franchise fee and a 2% marketing fee.

The health food and fast casual dining markets are booming and customers are demanding great food on the go. With low startup costs and a proven business model for profitability, there has never been a better time to open your own smoothie bowl franchise with Rush Bowls. Find out more about how to take the next steps by filling out the form below.