Candy, Chocolate & Cookie Franchises

Who doesn't love a sweet treat? If you share a fondness for confections and baked goods, then a cookie and candy franchise may be the ideal business opportunity for you. Maybe you have a passion for baking? What's better than exploring your entrepreneurial options with a business that helps consumers celebrate special occasions, from birthdays to anniversaries to a great report card. Chocolates, candies, cookies and more make up this fun franchise option.

Did You Know?

Product shipments of cookies and wafers amounted to about $6.1 billion in the U.S. in 2015.

SOURCE: Annual Survey of Manufacturers/U.S. Census Bureau

The sale of private label cookie companies totaled $1,158.9 million in 2017.

SOURCE: IRI; Grocery Headquarters

Sales of indulgent snacks increased by 3.4 percent in the United States in 2016.


By 2020, the number of Americans that consume chocolate and candy will increase to 267.65 million.

SOURCE: Experian

Annual Survey of Manufacturers/U.S. Census Bureau

IRI; Grocery Headquarters



Types of Candy Business Franchises

There are few limits when it comes to thinking of sweet and delicious cookie and candy franchise options. If your business goals align with the idea of sharing sugary bites with consumers to mark special occasions or just as a treat, then this is a great franchise opportunity for you. Included in this category of franchises are candy bouquets, ice cream and coffee shops, chocolate confectioners, candy dispensaries, cookies, fudge and any combination of those choices that you believe consumers in your area will flock to.

Why a Cookie or Candy Franchise?

If your business goals include delighting people with yummy bakery items, then a cookie and candy franchise could be the ideal outlet for your entrepreneurial zeal. Cookies and candy are loved by young and old alike and offer a sweet business opportunity for the right person. Sugary snacks are a big business that can bring you both fun and profit, no matter what type of snack you decide to focus on. Help your friends and neighbors satisfy their sweet tooth, while building a business that you can be proud of with a cookie and candy franchise.

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Cookie & Candy Business Opportunities Currently Available:

Le Macaron is an elegant French pâtisserie characterized by luxury and affordability. We specialize in 20 flavors of French macarons, gourmet chocolates, French gelato, specialty European style coffees, classic French...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Next generation INS Market has arrived. We are the most modern instant gratification store on the market. Our focus is on providing all customers with the largest selection of beverages and snacks in demand on a daily basis...

90k Minimum Cash Required

The Nestle Toll House Cafe by Chip Cookie franchise offers individuals the opportunity to go into business for themselves, but not by themselves.

100k Minimum Cash Required

Do you dream of owning a business that allows you to be creative and sell products that everyone loves? Then Candy Bouquet is the franchise you've been waiting for! With exclusive territories, comprehensive training,...

20k Minimum Cash Required

Nothing says "delicious cookies" like Mrs. Fields! Now you can take advantage of the popularity of Mrs. Fields' cookies by owning your own franchise! With our extensive training and support, marketing plans, and 30+ years...

40k Minimum Cash Required

Over the years millions of happy consumers have enjoyed the TCBY and Mrs. Fields brands, earning both the icon status. So, for us, joining the two brands makes perfect sense. Through our Dual Branding Concept franchisees can...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Great American Cookies® is the largest U.S. based retail cookie chain and the innovator of the original Cookie Cake. Since 1977 we have produced proprietary cookie dough from our own plant, allowing us to control the supply...

100k Minimum Cash Required
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