Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory - Franchise

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a unique candy shop franchise opportunity, because at RMCF, it's always been about more than just chocolate, it's about the EXPERIENCE. We value our guests and the best way we do that is by making sure we leave every customer with a smile. As a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchisee you'll learn to cook caramel apples and fudge the old fashioned way in full view of the customer using traditional cooking utensils such as copper kettles on gas-fired stoves and marble slab cooling tables. At Chocolate University you'll receive the training you need to make sure you're giving each customer an EXPERIENCE that will bring them back again and again to your gourmet chocolate store.

What Does a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $70,000 and a minimum net worth of $250,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of at least $250,000. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory charges a franchise fee of $. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans ($10,000 Discount). *

Requirements

Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $70,000
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Net Worth: $250,000
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Franchise Fee: $
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Total Investment: $250,000
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Options

Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: $10,000 Discount
SBA Approved: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 300+
Home Office: Durango, CO
Year Founded: 1981
Franchising Since: 1982

Why We're the World's Chocolatier

Premium chocolate and the best business opportunity

A Sweet Opportunity

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory offers one of the top franchise opportunities, confirmed by the high number of existing franchisees seeking to expand and purchase stock in the Company. "We offer a product that everyone loves, one that brings smiles to faces, spreads goodwill and happiness wherever we are found," founder Frank Crail remarks proudly. "I can't think of many other opportunities that can boast that.“

About Us

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is an international franchisor, confectionery manufacturer and retail operator in the United States, Canada, and the Philippines. As a chocolate manufacturer, the Company is based in the charming historical town of Durango located on the Western slope of the Rocky Mountains in Southwestern Colorado. From our 53,000 square foot factory, the Company produces an extensive line of premium chocolate candies and confectionery products to supply our many franchise locations, delivered fresh by our fleet of refrigerated trucks.

We strive to be the best food franchise to own and understand the importance of supporting all our franchisees to succeed in their retail franchise business. Our commitment and passion for our brand is the reason for extensive training and support programs. It takes hard work and devotion to run a profitable chocolate franchise and by ensuring every RMCF small business owner has a level of expertise and confidence from day one of ownership, we win together.

Support & Training

In addition to step-by-step support in understanding our franchise information and signing your franchise agreement, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Inc. provides you with a vast array of support in your franchise ownership journey:

  • Store design guidance
  • Franchise support and training in day-to-day operations and cooking
  • Retail impact support - P&L management, cost of goods and labor controls
  • Franchise marketing support
  • National promotions and seasonal brand building opportunities
  • Regular field representative consultations on operations and marketing
  • Team training support on customer satisfaction and customer loyalty
  • Opportunities to network with other experienced RMCF store owners via periodic business meetings and our biannual, national franchise convention

Why We're Different

The Peak of Perfection in Handmade Chocolates

Quality Counts

Our gourmet chocolates and confections are American-made with only the finest ingredients and shipped fresh from our factory located in the historic town of Durango, Colorado. Our customers say our handcrafted chocolates have a satisfying richness and when you see it being made in-store, "you just know it's fresh, it tastes better." Our candymakers are constantly innovating with ingredients, flavors and processes to provide you with a premium product to grow your chocolate business.

Sweet Moments

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a unique candy shop franchise opportunity, because at RMCF, it's always been about more than just chocolate, it's about the EXPERIENCE. We value our guests and the best way we do that is by making sure we leave every customer with a smile. As a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory franchisee you'll learn to cook caramel apples and fudge the old fashioned way in full view of the customer using traditional cooking utensils such as copper kettles on gas-fired stoves and marble slab cooling tables. At Chocolate University you'll receive the training you need to make sure you're giving each customer an EXPERIENCE that will bring them back again and again to your gourmet chocolate store.

Satisfying Every Customer Craving

We're not your average chocolate shop. Our factory produces approximately 300 chocolate candies and confectionery products, using proprietary recipes developed by our master candy maker and handed down for decades. These products include an unmatched variety of clusters, caramels, creams, meltaways, peanut butter chocolates, truffles and molded chocolates. In-store, franchisees and staff prepare a wide array of caramel and candy apples, fudge, chocolate-dipped fruit and other treats and confections. We also feature an assortment of beautifully packaged candies in upscale boxes and bags, perfect for gift giving, holiday sharing and special occasions. So whether you need a pick-me-up snack or a decadent gift, we have just the thing to make life a little sweeter.


Ideal Candidate

We're looking for franchise partners who have a PASSION for CHOCOLATE. Owners should be outgoing and be comfortable in the role of sales, marketing, and/or management experience, and who are results oriented. A person who can build relationships, lead a team, and who has the drive and motivation to excel. You must have a minimum of $70K in liquid capital and be able to fund a store build-out. Be ready to have fun sharing your LOVE for CHOCOLATE.

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AwardsAwards

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

Best Chocolate

* This information may have changed since first published. We recommend that you always verify fees, investment amounts, and offers with the business opportunity directly prior to making a decision to invest.

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