a fresh opportunity menus exit nextº print index Click on any category below for a taste of the Café Fresh advantage. index history growth product testimonials investment opportunity Äback nextº menus exit print index history In 2000, our company began operating several popular juice bars in our home country of Canada. We recognized global potential in our local success, and knew we had bigger and better blends to juice.
Foreseeing huge demand for fresh food alternatives to unhealthy fast food, we recruited a team of food and franchise experts to generate a winning concept for the booming juice and smoothie industry. Extensive research and development resulted in a refreshing concept of quick and healthy foods, served in a lively atmosphere. Our food specialists blended smoothies to perfection and expanded our menu to include a variety of healthy foods, while our operational experts streamlined our systems into a working brand 4 Café Fresh.
The timing was perfect; the new stores clicked with an increasingly health conscious public, and Café Fresh was successfully franchised. By 2002, Café Fresh was established across Canada, the U.S. and India.
We now have over 70 stores in 11 countries, with many more on the way. Café Fresh International has ... more. less.
achieved this popularity in partnership with our Master Development Partners in countries around the world. Commitments made in agreements with our partners project Café Fresh will double in size each year for the foreseeable future.<br><br> The award-winning Café Fresh concept is perfectly in step with growing demand for Äback nextº menus exit print index healthier, fresh-made foods. Our business is the development of well-designed stores that operate ef)ciently, and are located at strategic sites with high foot traf)c, visibility and easy access. Our stores offer Awards Best Business Format for Franchising , Franchise India, 2004.<br><br> Top 100 Franchise Brands , European Franchising, 2005. a fun, upbeat ambience, and feature an exceptional menu of highly nutritious smoothies, freshly-squeezed juices, wraps, paninis, salads, soups and other wholesome foods, made fresh with the highest quality ingredients and processes. Café Fresh 9s mission is to provide people who lead active lifestyles with a fresh and healthy alternative to fast food.<br><br> We aim to make nutrition delicious, quick and convenient, and to provide every customer with a totally refreshing experience. history cont. Äback nextº menus exit print index growth The 8invention 9 of smoothies in the 1960s is widely attributed to a Californian, whose intolerance for milk products inspired him to create non-dairy fruit drinks.<br><br> The novelty caught on in a big way. By the 1990s, the public 9s taste for blended beverages had launched the juice and smoothie industry into orbit. Entrepreneur Magazine hailed the industry as a top 10 new business trend of the new millennium, and analysts continue to predict explosive growth ( see here ).<br><br> For the past few years, this industry 9s growth rate has outpaced the wider fast food industry by a ratio of 10 to 1, and now tops $2.5 billion a year in North American sales. This phenomenal growth shows tremendous potential for the future, as an increasingly health-conscious population looks for quick and healthy alternatives to fast food. Join our world class smoothie and juice program with a full line of fresh and healthy foods, and you have one of the top franchises available anywhere in the world.<br><br> Why Café Fresh? In the juice and smoothie industry, Café Fresh is uniquely positioned to develop franchise operations around the world. We have affordable products that appeal to people everywhere; our award-winning concept has built-in advantages for global expansion; and our expert team supports our franchisees worldwide.<br><br> Analysts predict the demand for smoothies will increase annual sales by two-thirds from 2005 to 2010. Äback nextº menus exit print index Café Fresh systems can be modi)ed for international and local markets, taking into consideration culture, economy and social customs. This careful preparation and attention to detail gives Café Fresh an important edge over our competitors.<br><br> Where other companies have tried and failed to transplant franchises in other cultures, Café Fresh studies and researches new markets for up to two years, and makes the appropriate adjustments to our operations, to ensure strong acceptance in the market. As a turnkey operation, a Café Fresh store is thoroughly invested with the bene)ts of extensive planning and testing. Careful consideration of every detail shows in: " vibrant store design - interior and exterior " expert selection of ideal location " aggressive marketing program " highly ef)cient operations, developed and proven successful " comprehensive training, updated yearly " our assistance with lease negotiations " full spectrum of Café Fresh recipes " professional support with )nancing " expertise in supplier relationships The Café Fresh advantage shows in every detail of the concept and every aspect of store operations, ensuring our commitment to the highest standards, and the success of every franchise.<br><br> As a leading established brand, Café Fresh has the experienced team, global networks, superior strategy and support systems to help its partners succeed. growth cont. Äback nextº menus exit print index product Café Fresh blends are proudly offered as the most nutritious and delicious quick foods available anywhere.<br><br> Our juices are all freshly- squeezed for taste and optimal nutritional value. Our big-time smoothies boast a quarter pound of fruit. We use whole fruit sorbet for superior taste and low-fat nutrition, rather than frozen yogurt and sherbet, which have preservatives.<br><br> Our menu also serves the appetites of customers who need a meal on the go. We offer wraps, soups and salads, and we 9re always testing new possibilities for our menu. Smoothies are in the limelight at Café Fresh.<br><br> Made-to-order, allowing for customer choice of forti)ers (nutritional boosts), our smoothies blend ¼ lb. of fresh fruit, 100% juices and whole fruit sorbet in unique combinations, providing superb nutrition in a quick and delicious beverage, without preservatives. Our smoothies are made from the freshest ingredients (not from a starter base or packaged mix).<br><br> Our luscious blends are ultrahealthy, satisfying the daily recommended helpings of fresh produce in a single serving. As a supplement to our smoothies, we add a particular boost to each blend, increasing the nutritional value to help our customers maintain their well-being and busy lifestyles. Our nutritional boosts include supplements for )ghting fatigue, improving mental Äback nextº menus exit print index alertness, lowering cholesterol, building muscle and stimulating the immune system.<br><br> A free boost is included with every smoothie, and extras are included with selected blends (e.g. Energizer and Body Builder). Our freshly-squeezed supreme juices bolster our customers 9 well-being.<br><br> Our delicious juices can include energy boosters, detoxi)ers, cold )ghters and cholesterol reducers that top-up your body 9s ability to maintain your health. Specialty juices are a popular source of health supplements for many consumers. Freshly-cut and juiced wheatgrass is our most potent juice.<br><br> One ounce is nutritionally equivalent to more than two pounds of leafy green vegetables. Increasingly in demand, wheatgrass juice provides essential nutrients that can help purify the blood and liver, improve digestion, reduce high blood pressure and strengthen the immune system. Fresh and healthy foods make us THE leader in our feld.<br><br> Our fresh-made foods allow us to serve a broader clientele of people who want on- the-go meals, not just healthy beverages. Our balanced menu keeps Café Fresh at the forefront of the industry. product cont.<br><br> Äback nextº menus exit print index opportunity At Café Fresh, we are passionate about our popular products, proud of our award- winning concept, and con)dent that our proven operating systems are the best in the business. There are two types of franchise opportunities available with Café Fresh: Unit Franchises: The franchisee pays a one- time franchise fee and opens a single outlet, with options on additional locations within the market and region. Master Franchises - Area Development: Café Fresh partners with a local Master Franchiser in each country or region to develop the brand in that market, working with and supporting the Master Franchiser in establishing their own stores and recruiting franchise investors.<br><br> Master Franchises are available in the U.S. and international markets, providing the developer with exclusive rights in a region. Äback nextº menus exit print index Once you 9ve determined the type of franchise agreement that 9s right for you, the next step is to determine your store operating model.<br><br> There are two types of Café Fresh operating models: Café Fresh Express: 100 3200 sq ft; speci)cally designed for malls and airports; suitable for high foot traf)c areas; available for co-branding; take out only; menu: smoothies, juices, herbal tea, organic coffee, pre- packaged healthy snacks and drinks Café Fresh: 500 31500 sq ft; speci)cally designed for busy street front locations; high exposure location with full menu and ample seating Franchisees can enjoy a juicy return on investment because the smoothie and healthy fast casual food industry is extremely viable, relatively simple, requires low investment, and offers very affordable products. Many markets are seriously underserved by this industry. The time is ripe for you to look closely at the incredible business opportunity presented to you here.<br><br> Äback nextº menus exit print index opportunity cont. The experienced Café Fresh team supports you with proven marketing, advertising, store set-up, inventory management, business and technical assistance. The step-by-step process of becoming a Café Fresh Franchisee: 1.<br><br> Submit initial application, information kept strictly con)dential 2. Upon approval, meet with Café Fresh representative 3. Information review and mutual agreement to proceed 4.<br><br> Second meeting, review franchise agreement, possible deposit 5. Sign franchise agreement 6. Orientation, overview process up to turnkey store opening 7.<br><br> Location selected, with Café Fresh assistance 8. Training of management staff at Café Fresh 9. Construction completed, store set-up, on- site training, marketing 10.<br><br> Open for business! Your success as a franchisee is Café Fresh 9s goal. Our expert global support team is dedicated to ensuring your business is personally and )nancially rewarding.<br><br> After all, we 9re partners on the same great team: Café Fresh! Äback nextº menus exit print index testimonials cAfter many months of researching viable business opportunities, I )nally decided on Café Fresh. There were several other juice and smoothie franchises that looked quite attractive, but none had the complete fresh and healthy café menu and overall professionalism of Café Fresh.<br><br> The more research I did, the more Café Fresh separated itself from the rest of the pack. I couldn 9t be happier with my decision and am very excited about being the dominant healthy quick-service restaurant chain here on the West Coast of Florida. d Donna Smith, Master Franchisee, West Central Florida cWe have always known that healthy eating was not something trendy, but rather was an idea whose time had come. When we discovered the Café Fresh concept, it seemed like the perfect way to combine a proven business model with our belief in the bene)ts of fresh and healthy foods.<br><br> The company 9s track record, combined with the support it provides its franchisees, made the decision an easy one for us. We look forward to spreading the Café Fresh concept throughout South Florida. d Larry and Suzanne Roberts, Master Franchisee, South Florida cWe have been pleased with the market receptivity to Café Fresh and have realized higher traf)c *ow as the days pass and customers gain familiarity with the brand. Comments on the food are always positive and the taste of our smoothies has been considered superior to our competition.<br><br> We have been open since early October 2006 and our average transactions per day are increasing, as is our average ticket price. We enjoy a loyal following and have carved out a niche in the marketplace. I expect the brand to gain momentum and continue to distinguish itself as THE PLACE to go for healthy, tasty quick-serve products. d Dave Lopez, Master Franchisee, Dallas/Fort Worth Äback nextº menus exit print index initial capital investment Initial Capital Investment - Detailed Breakdown CF Express (low) CF Express (high) Café Fresh (low) Café Fresh (high) Initial Franchise Fee $25,000.00 $25,000.00 $25,000.00 $25,000.00 Turnkey Costs Equipment (add $12,500 0or cofee program) $30,000.00 $45,000.00 $43,000.00 $47,000.00 Construction and Permits (estimate - street- 0ront locations may vary greatly as it is dependent on the interior condition o 0 the building) $10,000.00 $25,000.00 $40,000.00 $90,000.00 Service Counter System $30,000.00 $45,000.00 $25,000.00 $35,000.00 Signage $4,000.00 $10,000.00 $4,000.00 $10,000.00 POS System $8,500.00 $8,500.00 $8,500.00 $8,500.00 Small wares $3,500.00 $3,500.00 $3,500.00 $3,500.00 Furniture and Millwork $0.00 $2,000.00 $3,000.00 $4,000.00 Architectural Drawings $3,500.00 $6,000.00 $3,500.00 $6,000.00 Sub Total $89,500.00 $145,000.00 $130,500.00 $204,000.00 Initial Operating Costs Opening Inventory $7,000.00 $9,000.00 $10,000.00 $10,000.00 Opening Advertising & Print Materials $8,000.00 $8,000.00 $8,000.00 $8,000.00 Lease Deposit $4,000.00 $6,000.00 $4,000.00 $6,000.00 Sub Total $19,000.00 $23,000.00 $22,000.00 $24,000.00 Grand Total $133,500.00 $193,000.00 $177,500.00 $253,000.00 All fgures are estimates only (US $) and depend on the size and overall condition of the location.<br><br> Construction costs may vary. Shipping charges are not included, as shipping varies widely by location. We recommend $10,000 in additional working capital.<br><br> Äback menus exit print index