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Popcorn Franchises

There are multiple paths to success in restaurant franchising. One is to take a single food item and bring consumers a new twist. The other is to do that one thing really well. And of course, there is the option to do both. Popcorn is just such a food. Already popular, popcorn lends itself to nearly endless variations. It can be either savory or sweet, and it can be eaten nearly anywhere. The numbers bear this out: the global popcorn market is projected to be $12.4 billion by 2020, and the North American share of that is about $7.4 billion. Explore top popcorn business franchise opportunities, and learn more about this segment below.

Found 14 franchises

Charleys Philly Steaks

The Worlds Largest Cheesesteak Franchise is Rapidly Expanding Throughout the United States Are you ready to build your cheesesteak empire? Charleys Philly Steaks, the worlds largest cheesesteak franch ...
253k Min. Cash Required

Fresh Healthy Vending

Fresh Healthy Vending is the pioneer and leader of the Healthy Vending Industry. We are looking to partner with like-minded, social entrepreneurs who want to capitalize on the growing market of healt ...
110k Min. Cash Required

Naturals 2 Go Vending

Naturals To Go is already in league with the best health food providers, lending you automatic credibility with health conscious consumers.
26k Min. Cash Required

Kilwin's Chocolates and Ice Cream

Welcome to Kilwins Chocolates Franchise, Inc., where people celebrate, vacation and share the experience of life, family and gift-giving in a very special nostalgic Americana setting.
125k Min. Cash Required

Save-A-Lot Food Stores

Save-A-Lot is the nation's leading hard discount grocery chain with over 1,300 stores across the U.S. and Caribbean.
600k Min. Cash Required

Coyote Ugly Saloon

At Coyote Ugly Saloon, we are focusing on aggressive Global Expansion in non-US Territories; that means huge opportunities for potential Franchisees!
500k Min. Cash Required

Healthier 4U Vending

Healthier 4U Vending is the premier delivery system for healthier eating choices for people on the go. With several different levels of investment available, you can become an independent owner/operat ...
20k Min. Cash Required

Dippin Dots & Doc Popcorn

Doc Popcorn offers the secret recipe to build a business that fits you and your family by providing amazing, all-natural popcorn that makes you the star of your own enterprise!
100k Min. Cash Required

Wingers Restaurant & Alehouse

Wingers Restaurant & Alehouse is one of the hottest brands featuring Award winning food, craft beer, and Amazing guest experiences! Designed and modeled with both metro areas, and small to mid-sized m ...
434k Min. Cash Required

Pho Hoa Noodle Soup

At Pho Hoa, our passion is simple: to make a healthy Vietnamese pho noodle soup offering the same robust flavors and aromas of traditional pho. That's why we've revolutionized the way pho is made; usi ...
267k Min. Cash Required

Pot & Paddle Jambalaya Kitchen

Pot & Paddle Jambalaya Kitchen is afast casual Cajun restaurant chain offering freshly prepared, authentic Cajun cuisine with dine in, carry out and catering services.
66k Min. Cash Required

Whimsy Cookie Company

Whimsy Cookie Company is a boutique bakery bringing happiness to the world one cookie at a time.
100k Min. Cash Required

The Rusty Dog

The Rusty Dog brings everything you need to the table to become a successful food truck owner, and simplifies the process of making a great living in this most unique environment and economy that we'r ...
85k Min. Cash Required

Huckleberry's Breakfast and Lunch

Fast-growing concept with Amazing Food, Differentiating Ambiance and Southern Hospitality found only at Huckleberrys.
300k Min. Cash Required
Found 14 franchises

Additional Information

As with most concepts built around a single food item, popcorn franchises do not require much in the way of equipment or square footage. In fact, some brands have multiple formats that include kiosks, trucks, or carts. These portable formats are extremely effective for consumer traffic areas that are seasonal or event-related, such as sports and entertainment venues. The only caveat is that small does not necessarily mean cheap in terms of real estate, because to be successful these units need to be located in high-traffic areas such as malls and other shopping destinations or airports. Compared to the typical restaurant, however, popcorn shops require very little equipment and a small, simple inventory. The product holds well after preparation, yet new batches can be prepared quickly, making it easy to manage stock levels.

Restaurant Or Store?

Some popcorn business franchises are true restaurants focused on serving prepared product to customers, while others are ?gourmet popcorn? shops that sell mostly prepackaged product (albeit typically prepared in-house). Obviously, it is easy to combine the two models and offer both options to customers as well. Overall, the brands in this segment are relatively inexpensive to start up and simple to run. The main caveats are that shops need a consistent high level of customer traffic to succeed. That is dependent on placement, as with any snack food demand can be subject to seasonality. Still, it?s possible to enter this segment with a relatively small investment. Franchise Clique offers the guidance you need to find the perfect popcorn franchises for sale!

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