The Fudge Company Franchise

Homemade fudge and candy

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Based in Charlevoix, Michigan, The Fudge Company began in 1978 and started franchising in 1981.

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How much does it cost to open a The Fudge Company Franchise?

The investment required to open a The Fudge Company Franchise is between $32,000-$45,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $12,500-$15,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the The Fudge Company name.

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When did the first The Fudge Company open? 1978
When did The Fudge Company start Franchising? 1981

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2005 3 0 13 1
2004 0 0 0 0
2003 3 0 12 1
2002 0 0 0 0
2001 6 0 6 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

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20% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3

95% of current franchisees are owner/operators

Business Experience:

  • Retail experience preferred

  • Your income potential as a The Fudge Company Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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    The Fudge Company

    The Fudge Company
    321 Bridge St
    Charlevoix, MI


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