In today's world, health is a priority. And that starts with the way we eat. Acai has proven to be a force in U.S., spring up businesses across the country. The story of the Acai Brasil franchise starts when the Brazilian co-founders couldn't find an authentic acai bowl in Houston, Texas. The brand is on a "mission is to educate people of what a real and authentic acai bowl should taste like and what texture it should have.” To spread this knowledge across the country, Acai Brasil is looking for quality franchise partners. The ideal candidate is passionate about customer service and providing a quality product to the public. In terms of the initial investment, it ranges between $150,250 - $313,000, and royalties are 6% of gross sales. The typical location ranges between 800 - 1,200 sq ft, and the recommended hours of operations are Monday through Sunday: 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM. For drive-thru: 6:00 AM or 7:00 AM. You can expect to make $876,000 annually, and the profit margins range between 36%-55%.
Franchisees benefit from great support and training. In terms of support and training, you can expect an initial training program that details everything you need to know about the business. This includes marketing and advertising, food preparation, hiring, and more. You will also be assisted with grand opening and social media. In addition to brick and mortar locations, Acai Brasil also has mobile trucks. With a mobile unit, you can go to the customer where they are, and you don't have to worry about high overhead costs and buildout.