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Smoothie King

Smoothie King is the #1 Juice Bar Franchise for 19 years in a row! Join us as we celebrate our 40th year of success!

What Does a Smoothie King Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with Smoothie King, you'll need to have at least $100,000 in liquid capital and a minimum net worth of $300,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $269,550 - $845,985. They also offer financing via 3rd party as well as a discount for veterans (20% off Franchise Fee). *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $100,000
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Net Worth: $300,000
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Total Investment: $269,550 - $845,985
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Via 3rd party
Training: Available
Veteran Discount: 20% off Franchise Fee

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 1,286 worldwide - 1,000 U.S.
Home Office: New Orleans, LA
Year Founded: 1973
Franchising Since: 1989

Franchise Gator Congratulates Smoothie King on Being Named One of the Top 100 Franchises.

About Smoothie King

Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., the original U.S. smoothie franchise, is a privately-held, Dallas- based franchise company. Founded in 1973, Smoothie King has evolved into a lifestyle brand inspiring people to live healthy and active lifestyles via nutritious, great-tasting smoothies. The franchise earned the No. 1 ranking in the smoothie/juice bar category, and No. 14 overall, on Entrepreneur's prestigious Franchise 500 list in 2020. The company also debuted on the "Inc. 5000" list in 2018.

Why Smoothie King?

Some of the many reasons to own a Smoothie King include:

  • #1 Smoothie brand focused on health and fitness: Smoothie King has the experience, resources and brand recognition to help you thrive in the rapidly-growing smoothie industry.
  • Same-store sales growth each of the last 5 years: Smoothie King’s team isn’t just here to help you open your business – they’re here to help you grow it, year after year.
  • Simple proven operating system with a low cost of entry: By simplifying several business management processes and providing a low entry cost, Smoothie King is dedicated to helping you get off to a great start.
  • 1,200+ units with another 100+ planned for 2021: Not only is it reassuring to see Smoothie King thriving and growing, this growth and increasing brand recognition can drive even more traffic to your store as the brand’s loyal customer base and product demand continues to increase.


Smoothie King has received the following awards and acknowledgements:

In 2020, Smoothie King was ranked the #1 smoothie franchise on Entrepreneur's annual Franchise 500 list. This marked the 29th year the brand has occupied the top spot in the “smoothie/juice” category, and it was ranked #14 overall on the Franchise 500 in 2020. Smoothie King also debuted on the "Inc. 5000" list in 2018.


Smoothie King is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

Interested parties should have at least $100,000 in liquid capital to invest.

* 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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