Smoothie King Teams Up with the Challenged Athletes Foundation to Expand its Purpose-Driven Mission

Smoothie King Teams Up with the Challenged Athletes Foundation to Expand its Purpose-Driven Mission

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When a company teams up with a nonprofit organization, it’s important the two have something in common to ensure they are compatible. Smoothie King and the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) have very similar missions, making them ideal partners for working to improve the lifestyles of the people they are involved with. The leading smoothie franchise […]

Don’t Get Left Out in the Cold: Why Smoothies are in Demand Year Round

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It’s a freezing winter day. You come home, shake the snow off your boots and curl up by the fire with a thick blanket, a good book and an ice cold smoothie. If something about this scene doesn’t compute, you’re probably part of the contingent that sees smoothies as summer food. Smoothie King frequently talks […]

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Road to 1,000 Stores: Smoothie King Milestones


Since its establishment in 1973, Smoothie King has evolved in many ways – developing new smoothie blends and ingredients, updating its logo and growing into an international powerhouse. Building an Empire When founder Steve Kuhnau first created Smoothie King, he wanted to provide guests a better-for-you alternative to popular milkshakes. He also searched in vain […]

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4 Tips to Start Your Smoothie Franchise Off Right

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Starting your own business from scratch can be overwhelming. There are many moving parts to factor into each of your business decisions – from product creation to daily operations. For this reason, many entrepreneurs opt to start their business within a franchise model. While franchising can takes some of the guesswork out of the equation, […]

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Restaurateur Embraces Simplicity as Smoothie King Franchisee

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With eight locations from Louisiana to Florida, Smoothie King franchisee Clay Koenig has quickly found his niche with the lifestyle-focused smoothie brand. Prior to becoming a Smoothie King franchisee, Clay worked for several years at two other quick-service restaurant concepts. After selling those QSR locations, Clay became an International Operations Consultant at Smoothie King. He […]

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