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Trading in a Baseball Cap for a Smoothie King Crown

Success Stories

When Miami-based Smoothie King owner Fausto Faraldo scans a job applicant’s resume, he isn’t necessarily looking for hard skills or even comparable employment – he’s looking for sports or team-related experience. “Ninety-five percent of the time, those people end up being my best employees,” he said. This philosophy sprung from Fausto’s own background as a […]

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Smoothie King’s Service with a Purpose Initiative Born in the Wake of Tragedy

Business with a Purpose

Hurricane Irma was the most powerful Atlantic storm in recorded history. With 185-mile-per-hour winds, the Category 5 storm wrought havoc on Florida and the Caribbean in August and September 2017. It left in its path in damage estimated between $100 billion and $300 billion, and a death toll of more than 100 people. In the […]

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Smoothie King Finds the Sweet Spot for Brand Growth

Momentum

Some restaurant franchises have sizable market share and widespread brand recognition. Others boast fast expansion and strong momentum. Smoothie King has it all. A new analysis by Nation’s Restaurant News named Smoothie King one of the top ten chains in the unit-growth sweet spot, or chains with large systems that still achieve rapid growth. Generally, […]

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Why These First Responders Chose Smoothie King

Business with a Purpose

Michael Martin was a police officer, and his wife Nancy is an occupational therapist (OT). Although these two don’t have a background in the restaurant industry, they were a perfect fit for Smoothie King franchise ownership. Through the First Responders Initiative, Smoothie King is giving opportunities to aspiring entrepreneurs and making their dreams of business […]

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The Importance of Trust and Transparency in the Smoothie Industry

Setting the Trends

Many restaurants have been listing ingredients and calorie counts for years – we have listed the main ingredients for each smoothie on our menu at Smoothie King for several years. However, in May 2018, calorie menu labels are becoming mandatory for restaurants of a certain size and other food serving establishments like ice cream shops, […]

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Franchise Kit


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