Kona Ice Franchise

Shaved Ice

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Here at Kona Ice, we know why we've succeeded and achieved the position of the #1 New Franchise (Entrepreneur Magazine 2013), beat in Franchisee Satisfaction (Establishment Business Review and Franchise Update), and named one of the quickest developing establishments in the nation directly behind McDonald's (Entrepreneur Magazine).

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1 Fixed Royalty: No punishments for succeeding.
2 Extremely Quick Startup: We'll have you up and running in 30-60 days.
3 Incredibly Low Overhead: Approx. 6% nourishment cost in an industry with a normal of 32%.
4 Proprietary Nutritional Product: An item that must be found at Kona Ice that is meeting the greater part of the government nourishing gauges.
5 Community Involvement: With over $25 million given back, our groups have held onto us as the best gathering pledges instrument.

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How much does it cost to open a Kona Ice Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Kona Ice Franchise is between $145,600-$169,200. There is an initial franchise fee of $15,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Kona Ice name.

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When did the first Kona Ice open? 2007
When did Kona Ice start Franchising? 2008

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Canada: Nationwide

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Third Party Financing Source(s): Kona Ice has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, equipment, inventory



Your Kona Ice journey begins with an all expense paid trip to the training program at the Kona Corporate Headquarters. You'll gain firsthand knowledge in the following:
- Marketing strategies from our corporate marketing team & veteran franchisees
- Day-to-day operations from one of the largest franchises, which is housed at corporate
- Meet your support staff
- Initial setup of your business & social media marketing
- No holds barred Q&A with the owner & CEO, Tony Lamb

On-The-Job Training: 16-20 hours

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform

Ad Templates
Regional Advertising
Social media
Website development
Email marketing

Business Experience:
Liquid Cash Requirement: $20,000 - $40,000

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Kona Ice Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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Kona Ice

Kona Ice

5945 Centennial Circle
Florence, KY


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