When you have made the decision to start your own coffee shop business and you have already done all your research, you now need to decide what coffee franchise you want to go with. This may take some time to figure out because you want to explore all your options before making your decision. There is a lot to consider when you start to look into all your options.
There are also hundreds of coffee franchises so you will need to narrow your search down to the top 10 coffee franchises so you can make your decision based on the demand of the coffee drinkers. Here is a list of the top 10 coffee franchises that you may want to consider and a little about what they offer.
#10: Sonoma Coffee Cafe
With a Sonoma Coffee Cafe you will serve your customers great tasting coffee but you will also offer chocolates, donuts, bagels, even breakfast sandwiches.
#9: Gourmet Cup
It’s not just coffee at the Gourmet Cup. You can also enjoy a variety of tea as well. Your customers will come back time and again to enjoy the rich aroma of the coffee you offer.
#8: Coffee Heaven
Coffee is the only thing you will find in Coffee Heaven. The name speaks for itself. There is no mistaking what this name is about.
#7: Kelly’s Coffee & Fudge Factory
Coffee goes with everything including chocolate. Your customers may have a choice of baked pastries, salads, sandwiches, and home-style fudge. They will also receive a variety of flavored coffee, teas, or smoothies.
#6: Jo to Go Drive through Expresso
The best thing about the Jo to Go is the fact that it also caters to kids, which is usually in the vehicle with mom or dad in the mornings too. You can serve your customers all the latest flavors in coffee, smoothies, fresh bakery goods and kids stuff too.
#5: The Coffee Beanery
This global franchise has a lot to offer you and your customers.
#4: Hawaii’s Java Kai
You can serve both hot and cold drinks to your customer. Keep them coming back with fruit smoothies and baked goods.
#3: Cafe Ala Carte
This is a great concept and you can control the number of customers you have. This cafe travels to all the exciting outings including open houses, weddings, family reunions, grand openings and more. Plus you can have a regular schedule for dedicated customers.
#2: Its a Grind
Featuring a blues and jazz theme for their coffee houses, it offers good espresso, iced blended coffee drinks, bagels, muffins, scones and other baked goodies. It is one of the fastest growing coffee franchises.
#1: Maui Wowi
There is something special about Maui Wowi. You can offer your customers fruit smoothies, Hawaiian Coffee, Smoothie Rip Sticks, Hawaiian Springs Water, Low Carb smoothies and more.
We hope the above information serves as a good starting point to evaluate your possible picks for a coffee franchise. Keep in mind that with each franchise, there are different franchise fees, royalties, initial investment amount, advertising fees, and renewal fees. Every persons business desires, needs and goals are different as are each of the franchise opportunities previously mentioned above. Your best bet for some advice on narrowing your list of choices to the best coffee franchise for you would be with an experienced franchise consultant.