Haagen-Dazs

The Haagen-Dazs franchise is a leading ice cream shop that sells quality ice cream and desserts. Franchise owners will benefit from the franchise's half century of experience, great product, and built-in fanbase. It was founded in 1961 and began franchising in 1977. Since then, the franchise has expanded to over 800 locations in 43 countries worldwide. The ideal franchise owner has an entrepreneurial spirit, passion for the brand, is looking to own multiple units and has previous restaurant ownership experience. Real estate industry experience is highly valued and sought-after, but not necessary. Look into taking advantage of the great franchise opportunity Haagen-Dazs can provide to you. 

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Haagen-Dazs Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

Ice cream is big business in the U.S. Annually, Americans eat 23 pounds of ice cream and other frozen desserts. If you are looking to get your piece of this billion-dollar industry, look no further than the Haagen-Dazs franchise. This is a leading ice cream brand that has perfected its system with over half a century of franchising. It was founded in 1961 by Reuben and Rose Mattus and began franchising in 1977. Since then, the franchise has expanded to over 800 locations in 43 countries worldwide. The ideal franchise owner has an entrepreneurial spirit, passion for the brand, is looking to own multiple units and has previous restaurant ownership experience. Real estate industry experience is highly valued and sought-after, but not necessary. Veterans are also incentivized to franchise with them with a 25% discount on the initial franchise fee.
In terms of support and training, its franchise owners go to Haagen-Dazs University, which is a nine-day training program in at the franchise's corporate headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota. By the end of the program, the franchise owners will learn everything they need to know about running the business successfully. Additionally, the franchise offers inventory and labor control assistance, product mix and food cost analysis, a customer concern hotline, and more. Franchise owners will also receive local and national marketing tools and can streamline operations with the use of the franchise's private app. The support continues after the location opens, as well. Franchise owners can meet with each other and discuss best practices at the franchise's meetings and conventions.  

Company Details

Founded: 1961
First franchise: 1977
Headquarters: Minneapolis, Minnesota 
International: Yes
Canada: Yes

Support and Training Offered By Haagen-Dazs

In terms of support and training, franchise owners can expect assistance for every aspect of the business. The franchise offers inventory and labor control assistance, product mix and food cost analysis, a customer concern hotline, and more. Franchise owners will also receive local and national marketing tools and can streamline operations with the use of the franchise's private app. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Haagen-Dazs Franchise.

What does a Haagen-Dazs Franchise Cost?

Haagen-Dazs franchise fees for 2022:

Net Worth Requirement $200,000
Cash Requirement $80,000
Veterans incentive: Yes
Royalty Fee 4%
Initial Investment $164,518 - $542,768
Franchise fee: $30,000

 

Is Haagen-Dazs a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. Haagen-Dazs 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 Haagen-Dazs a Home Based franchise?

No. Haagen-Dazs is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Haagen-Dazs Franchise Owners Make?

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

Does Haagen-Dazs Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Haagen-Dazs franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Haagen-Dazs Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Haagen-Dazs franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Haagen-Dazs Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Haagen-Dazs franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

Yes

International Franchise Opportunities

Yes

Haagen-Dazs Franchises for Sale

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