Everything you need to know about how to start a Juice Bar Business

Juice It Up! offers strong leadership, solid financials and a 20-year-history of consistent operations. Our simple business model makes our franchise more accessible to first-time buyers.

What is Juice It Up?

We are an established and leading juice, smoothie and bowl bar franchise brand with over 29 years of experience based in Southern California. At Juice It Up! we are known for our innovative menu, our three product categories and our commitment to infusing everything we do with fresh and healthy energy.

How much does it cost to open a Juice it Up?

Your startup costs will vary depending on the store size, commercial real estate rates and location of your store, but our average startup costs, according to Item 7 of our latest Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD), range from $247,100 and $542,400 for single unit development.

How much can I make?

We are eager to share our detailed financial picture, including average unit volume. Simply fill out the form on this page for a Juice It Up! team to get in contact with you.

Who makes a good franchisee?

A background in management, food service, or business ownership is ideal, but not required. More important characteristics include strong leadership, and communication skills, natural enthusiasm and a passion for healthy lifestyles. At Juice It Up!, we offer an extensive training program to help support all of our franchisees to become successful business owners.

What kind of capital do I need to qualify?

For single unit ventures, we require franchise candidates to have a minimum of $100,000 in liquid assets and a minimum net worth of $300,000.

What are your franchise fees?

When opening a single unit our franchise fee is $30,000. Discounts are offered to qualified U.S. veterans and area developers who open three or more units.

Do you offer special incentives to veterans?

Yes. As a proud member of VetFran, a nonprofit organization that helps veterans transition to civilian life through franchising opportunities, we offer a 60% discount on our franchise fee for qualified U.S. veterans. We offer additional financial incentives for veterans who are interested in multiple units.

Do you offer discounts if I want to open multiple locations?

Yes. We do offer discounts when opening 3 or more units under our area development agreement. To learn more, please fill out the form on this page to receive our Juice It Up! Franchise Information Report, where you can review startup costs in more detail from Item 7 of our latest Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD).

How large is an average store?

Size will vary depending on location, but our stores are typically between 1,000 and 1,400square feet. We provide a customized store concept plan and a floor plan for each site, along with construction management and buildout support for each new franchised location.

What are the royalties and advertising fund fees?

Franchisees pay a weekly royalty of 6% and a marketing and advertising fee of 2% of net sales.

How many employees will I need?

On average, you can expect to employ 10-15 part-time, entry-level team members per store. Franchisees will also hire a designated manager to run the location and focus on building the business and community relationships.

I like what I’m hearing. How do I get started?

Simply complete the form on this page to get the process started. We look forward to being in touch with you soon.



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