The Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) industry is a billion dollar industry that accounts for hundreds of thousands of jobs to the economy. In today's world, customers are looking for healthier options when they go out. This is where the Long John Silver's franchise comes in. As the world's largest seafood QSR, it was founded in 1969 to fill in the need for a seafood QSR. In terms of nutritional value, fish is high in protein, low in fat and provides a range of health benefits. This is a great thing for franchise owners to know. Since its founding in 1969, Long John Silver’s owns, operates and franchises nearly 700 restaurants - 70% of which are franchised- located across 38 U.S. states and Singapore. The brand generates $413 million across the franchise system. The ideal candidate for the franchise in the U.S is looking to open three to five stores in multi-unit ownership is about as many years. Internationally. candidates can become master franchisees, who will run a country or region and have an opportunity to sub-franchise. Not only is the brand's food delicious, it is sourced responsibly and is of a quality that is unsurpassed in the restaurant industry. The company was creating strategic partnerships with those who shared the vision of fishing smarter with less environmental impact long before it was cool. Wild-caught fish come from the deep waters of the Bering Sea while shrimp are sourced from only the best managed supply partners. Additionally, seafood is antibiotic free, hormone free, GMO free, additive free and contains no artificial color or flavors.