Planet Smoothie Franchise On Entrepreneur’s 2021 Top Food Franchises
Trusted evaluator of franchise opportunities highlights best bets in the busy food sector based on costs, growth, support and other important metrics
Communities are reopening, and consumers eagerly head out to shop, eat and enjoy live entertainment. That translates into a huge opportunity for entrepreneurs looking to launch a small business and capture some of those dollars. It’s also why a new list on the 2021 list of Top Food Franchises from Entrepreneur magazine, which includes the Planet Smoothie™ smoothie franchise opportunity, is a must-read.
Finding the right business is essential. As Entrepreneur puts it, “Food remains one of the largest and most popular franchise categories, with almost a quarter of the 1,000+ companies that apply for our annual Franchise 500 ranking made up of restaurants and other food-based franchises.”
Evaluation process considers all the angles
Getting onto any of Entrepreneur’s lists is no small accomplishment. The magazine’s team of seasoned experts carefully vet all the brands who submit information, and only highlight the best.
For instance, for the Top Food Franchises list, they considered the following: The franchises in this list are ranked within their respective categories, from acai bowls and candy stores to pizza and sports bars. The rankings reflect how each company scored in this year’s Franchise 500, based on an evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
Planet Smoothie franchise singled out as solid opportunity
That’s why savvy would-be franchise owners will turn to this list of best bets. And it’s where they’ll find the well-known, rapidly expanding Planet Smoothie franchise opportunity. Small wonder, given this brand’s ease of operation, consumer popularity and nationwide name recognition, says Doug Merenda, Director of Franchise Development.
“Entrepreneur’s rankings are the gold standard for franchise brands, and a sensible starting point for anyone who wants to own a franchise business,” Merenda says. “Planet Smoothie is a remarkable opportunity now more than ever, and we’re really pleased to be included on this very reputable ranking. It shows that owning a Planet Smoothie franchise can be a good investment thanks to our onboarding and training, simple to follow business model, continuing marketing and operations support, and more.”
Planet Smoothie is a smoothie franchise that sets itself apart by offering great-tasting smoothies that use healthier, natural ingredients. In a side-by-side comparison, our smoothies generally have less sugar and fewer calories — a big competitive advantage as Americans actively seek out healthier options. Planet Smoothie is led by a veteran franchise team and dedicated brand support team as part of the Kahala Brands™ family.