Herrell's Franchise

Ice cream shoppe

Herrell's Ice Cream offers a unique concept. Sure, these days everyone has gourmet ice cream, but at Herrell's we know the best ice cream is handmade on the premises ice cream.
Our product is fresh, rich and delicious, using only the finest ingredients to ensure a perfectly flavored ice cream.
The Smoosh-in, a Herrell's innovation, tantalizes its customers by allowing them to select their favorite flavor of ice cream and Smoosh-in, a variety of candies, nuts and cookies and top it with our award-winning hot fudge creating an infinite number of unique special flavor

Herrell's Ice Cream has gained a well-deserved reputation for excellence.
We are the original and are still the best!
As the owner of a Herrell's Ice Cream franchise, you will be backed by this excellent reputation.

The success of Herrell's Ice Cream has resulted in many industry copycats, but the ice cream quality has never been matched. Dedicated to creativity and the pursuit of
excellence, Herrell's Ice Cream continues to be at the top of distinctive taste and customer loyalty.
As a Herrell's Ice Cream franchise owner, you too will benefit from the realization of a dream come true.

Since 1973, the Herrell's name has been synonymous with premium,
gourmet ice cream made right in-house from the finest ingredients. At
our flagship ice cream shop in Northampton, Massachusetts - in the heart of the Pioneer Valley - we
still slow-churn our ice cream with care. And over the years, we've
added many more frozen desserts and baked goods to tempt every taste!

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How much does it cost to open a Herrell's Franchise?

The investment required to open a Herrell's Franchise is between $251,000-$367,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Herrell's name.

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When did the first Herrell's open? 1973
When did Herrell's start Franchising? 1980

During your training you will receive detailed instructions
as well as hands-on experience making our award-winning ice cream, including thorough
familiarization with all equipment.

Since the proof of the ice cream is in the eating,
Herrell's Ice Cream will provide you with our
absolutely best tasting, richest and creamiest
ice cream recipes which have been perfected
applying years of experience.
How and where to order your inventory of perishable ingredients and supplies is crucial.
During your pre-opening days in preparation for your opening, our staff will assist you in
contacting various suppliers and in placing your initial orders.
Once you are in operation, a member of the franchise staff will visit you on a regular
basis. Areas such as ice cream making, daily operations, expense analysis, staff evaluation and promotional ideas can be discussed.
The Herrell's Ice Cream and Herrell's Development staff is very supportive and is always only a phone call or e-mail away.

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What we expect from a franchisee

  • A belief in the Herrell's Ice Cream product and system

  • Owner operation and interest in their community

  • Respect for employees

  • Franchisor respect and communication

  • Customer service that exceeds the norm (win that customer back every time they come into your store)

  • Cleanliness and neatness

  • Desire to succeed in one's own business

  • Your income potential as a Herrell's 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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    8 Old South Street
    Northampton, MA


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