Dunn Brothers Coffee

The Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise is a coffee brand that strives to put the company at the center of the business and provide a warming coffee experience. It was founded by Ed and Dan Dunn in St. Paul, Minn., in 1987. The first Dunn Bros Coffee franchise was awarded to Chris Eilers and Skip Fay in 1994. In 1998,  the Dunn brothers purchased the rights to franchise the system themselves. The franchise's stores are located primarily throughout the Midwest. The brand differentiates itself from the competition by roasting its coffee in-store daily. Look into being a franchise owner with the Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise. 

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Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

The world loves coffee. It is a billion dollar business that employs countless people and serves billions of cups annually. A way to get your piece of this booming industry is to invest in the Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise. The brand was founded by Ed and Dan Dunn in St. Paul, Minn., in 1987. The first Dunn Bros Coffee franchise was awarded to Chris Eilers and Skip Fay in 1994. In 1998, the Dunn brothers purchased the rights to franchise the system themselves. The franchise's stores are located primarily throughout the Midwest. The brand differentiates itself from the competition by roasting its coffee in-store daily. They make the coffee right in front of the customers so they can see how their coffee came to be. In addition to learning how to roast coffee, you’ll also have an opportunity to visit and meet with the farmers in the countries from which the brand buys its beans.
In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect assistance with site selection and construction; a two-week training program at the headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn., and in your location when it's ready; a consultant to work with you to grow the business; and marketing materials to help get customers to your store. The franchise also leverages its purchasing power to provide quality products at competitive prices. The brand sells frozen beverages, baked goods, soups and sandwiches. The brand's stores are often located in the same shopping areas as its competition. Looking into investing in the Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise today. 

Company Details

Founded: 1987
First franchise: 1994
Headquarters: Roseville, Minnesota 
International: No
Canada:  No
Total # of units: 68

Support and Training Offered By Dunn Brothers Coffee

In terms of support and training, the franchise owner can expect assistance with site selection and construction; a two-week training program at the headquarters in Minneapolis, Minn.,  and in your location when it's ready; a consultant to work with you to grow the business; and marketing materials to help get customers to your store.  

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchise.

What does a Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchise Cost?

Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise fees for 2022:

Initial Investment: $396,000 - $590,393
Veterans incentive: Yes
Financing Options: Yes 
Cash Requirement: $100,000
Net Worth Requirement: $500,000

Is Dunn Brothers Coffee a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Dunn Brothers Coffee is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is Dunn Brothers Coffee a Home Based franchise?

No. Dunn Brothers Coffee is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Dunn Brothers Coffee franchisees make. Dunn Brothers Coffee offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Dunn Brothers Coffee Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Dunn Brothers Coffee Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Dunn Brothers Coffee Looking for International franchisees?

No. Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee

Number of Units Open

50-100 UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

Dunn Brothers Coffee Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Dunn Brothers Coffee franchises for sale. We may have Dunn Brothers Coffee franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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