Abbott's Frozen Custard

The Abbott's Frozen Custard franchise has been serving quality ice cream and a place to go to "after" any occasion or event for over a century. The concept for the franchise was established by Arthur Abbott, who traveled with carnivals where he entertained the public and perfected a secret recipe for a special frozen dessert. In 1926, he got tired of travelling and set up shop in Rochester, New York. Since it began franchising in 1977, it has grown to dozens of locations across the U.S. If you want to provide quality frozen desserts to the public and get your piece of the booming frozen dessert industry, then this franchise could be for you.  

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Abbott's Frozen Custard Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Hundreds of millions of Americans enjoy a frozen treat annually. This is especially true for frozen custard, which was the fastest growing segment of the ice cream market in 2016 with a 134% increase according to Neilsen Research. Additionally, this delectable treat is poised to continue a strong and steady increase in customer retention. If you are interested in getting your piece of this underdeveloped market, then the Abbott's Frozen Yogurt franchise could be for you. The franchise has been serving quality ice cream and a place to go to "after" any occasion or event for over a century. The concept for the franchise was established by Arthur Abbott, who traveled with carnivals where he entertained the public and perfected a secret recipe for a special frozen dessert. In 1926, he got tired of travelling and set up shop in Rochester, New York. Since it began franchising in 1977, it has grown to dozens of locations across the U.S.
In terms of support and training, the franchise owners can expect a two-part training program at Scoop School. The first five days of the training take place at corporate headquarters in Rochester, N.Y  The first part of the training takes place 30 days before your location's opening. The second part of Scoop School is held at your location five days before your location's opening The team will go through everything with you again and even sets up the store for you. This will save you time and guesswork as to the most efficient use of franchise's space and merchandising placement. This support and training will be ongoing throughout your time with the franchise. 

Company Details

Headquarters: Rochester, New York
Founded: 1902
First franchise: 1977 
Canada: No 
International: No

Support and Training Offered By Abbott's Frozen Custard

Franchise owners can expect a training program at Scoop School, which is a two-part program. The first five days of the training take place at corporate headquarters in Rochester, N.Y. The first part of the training takes place 30 days before your location's opening. The second part of Scoop School is held at your location five days before your location's opening. The team will go through everything with you again and even sets up the store for you. This will save you  time and guesswork as to the most efficient use of franchise's space and merchandising placement. The support and training will be ongoing during the duration of your tenure with the franchise. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Abbott's Frozen Custard Franchise.

What does a Abbott's Frozen Custard Franchise Cost?

Abbott's Frozen Custard franchise fees for 2022:

Net Worth Requirement: $350,000 - $500,000
Cash Requirement: $150,000 - $500,000
Veterans Incentive: Yes
Financing options: Yes
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Initial Investment: $288,896 - $406,160

 

Is Abbott's Frozen Custard a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Abbott's Frozen Custard is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Abbott's Frozen Custard a Home Based franchise?

No. Abbott's Frozen Custard is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Abbott's Frozen Custard Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Abbott's Frozen Custard franchisees make. Abbott's Frozen Custard offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Abbott's Frozen Custard Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Abbott's Frozen Custard franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Abbott's Frozen Custard Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Abbott's Frozen Custard franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Abbott's Frozen Custard Looking for International franchisees?

No. Abbott's Frozen Custard franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

No

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Abbott's Frozen Custard Franchises for Sale

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