Ice Cream & Frozen Treat Franchises

While the ancient Greeks ate snow mixed with honey as far back as the fifth century B.C., what we think of as ice cream today didn’t became available to ordinary citizens in Europe until around the mid 18th century. The treat soon caught on in England during the 19th century, and the rest they say is history. Ice cream holds a special spot in many people’s hearts, with older Americans harboring nostalgia for old style ice cream shops. Today, ice cream, in its many forms, is beloved by many, making it a fun way to explore your entrepreneurial dreams in your community.

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Did You Know?

Sales of ice cream products labeled as a good source of protein increased by 207%, May 2016 to 2017.

SOURCE: Nielsen

In 2016, the average spent on ice cream & related products in the U.S. was $58.81 per consumer unit.

SOURCE: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Revenue in the U.S. in the ice cream segment is expected to amount to $9,514 million by 2021.

SOURCE: Statista

The 2017 market volume of ice cream was $9,960 million, with most revenue coming from the U.S.

SOURCE: Statista

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Bureau of Labor Statistics

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Statista

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Types of Frozen Treat Franchises Available

Who doesn’t love ice cream? What was once considered a summertime treat has come into its own, with flavors that reflect the season to lower calorie options such as frozen yogurt or shaved ice. Then there is the decadent end of the options, with richer and creamier gelato, not to mention the multitude of toppings that can elevate a simple cone into a colossal treat. The options for enticing consumers in your market are only limited by your imagination.

Why Buy an Ice Cream or Frozen Yogurt Business

Why should you consider an ice cream franchise? In a word—fun. The business offers a way to bring people together, celebrate special moments or, simply, enjoy a sweet treat. Either way, you will be connecting to your community in a positive way, becoming part of their good times. What’s more, ice cream is a perennial food favorite, which can be adapted to any time of the year by offering flavors to suit the season or occasion.

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Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Opportunities:

Cold Stone Creamery® is one of the most talked about ice cream companies in the world...

100k Minimum Cash Required

Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt is a self-serve, choose-your-own-toppings frozen yogurt and...

150k Minimum Cash Required

Welcome to your favorite neighborhood coffeehouse! At Sertinos Coffee Shops the quality...

70k Minimum Cash Required

An All American Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Shop® is a fun people business that appeals to...

70k Minimum Cash Required

MOOYAH Burgers, Fries, & Shakes is a rapidly growing fast-casual, “better burger”...

250k Minimum Cash Required

YOU make the product. YOU control the quantity and YOU share this with YOUR Customers by...

70k Minimum Cash Required

Family owned and operated, Le Macaron French Pastries® is revolutionizing the retail...

80k Minimum Cash Required
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