Rank no. 417 – Surf City Squeeze – US
Products & Services: Smoothies, fruit drinks, nutritional supplements
Number of Locations: 125
Total Investment: $70.15K – 392.25K
Began Franchising: 1994
About Surf City Squeeze
In 1988, tri-athlete Kevin Blackwell and his wife Kathryn started the smoothie and juice bar store that would later be known as Surf City Squeeze. In 1994, Blackwell began franchising Surf City Squeeze.
He later developed other quick-service franchise brands, all of which would be organized under parent company Kahala, named for his favorite beach in Hawaii. Kahala also franchises Cold Stone Creamery, Blimpie, TacoTime, Samurai Sam’s, The Great Steak & Potato Co., Rollerz, Frullati, Ranch1, NrGize and Cereality.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 6%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Franchise Ranking History
Whoever coined the term stoked, must’ve dropped in to a Surf City Squeeze at the localmall. Surf City Squeeze blends totally awesome smoothies, guaranteed to keep youtrim. Made with real fruit, vitamins and minerals, Surf City Squeeze smoothies combine goodness that rolls off the lip with a full set of nutrients that won’t closeout as youpaddle through your day. So whether you’re charging down the barrel or walking thenose, there’s a Surf City Squeeze popping up near you. Now you’ve got no reason tostall.