Shaved ice and other frozen desserts are big business in the U.S. Annually, Americans consume about 23 pounds of ice cream and other frozen desserts. If you are looking to capitalize on the popularity of shaved ice while also giving back to the community, the Bahama Buck's franchise could be for you. The brand offers shaved ice that comes in over 100 different original flavors and toppings. It was founded by Buchanan in 1990 when he opened the first Bahama Buck's franchise in Lubbock, Texas. He was inspired to open the business when he didn't want a job that involved flipping burgers or mowing lawns. He built the location himself by enlisting the help of three generations of people from his family. The location was also staffed by his friends form college. Since franchising in 1993, the franchise has expanded to over 100 locations across the U.S.
The franchise will also provide you with support and training. Franchise owners can expect a compressive training program that will provide you with all the information you need to run the business well. You will also enjoy marketing and advertising support, site selection assistance, and ongoing support after the grand opening of your location. This award-wining franchise has been recognized as a #1 tropical themed dessert shop in the nation. Those who are interested in becoming a franchise owner with Bahama Buck's should be passionate about shaved ice, serving the community, and providing a quality product. To give back to the community, the franchise has an educational advancement program that is called Buck's Encouraging Education Program.