Papalani Gelato

Papalani Gelato? shops sell products that customers come back for time and time again: delicious, high-quality gelato, sorbetto, frozen yogurt, coffee and confections-at a price point that's good for customers and good for the bottom line. And, with Papalani's™ multi-store franchise option featuring small efficient retail footprints, the return on investment gets even stronger. Featuring a diverse and easy to execute menu designed to maximize profits and allow for efficient labor.

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Papalani Gelato

Papalani Gelato Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Papalani Gelato? brings you the best of Hawaii with the finest Hawaiian inspired gelato, sorbetto, frozen yogurt, shakes and breezes. We also create hand-made chocolates and premium Hawaiian coffees for any occasion.

Our super premium artisan gelatos are available in over 50 ALL NATURAL traditional, specialty and seasonal flavors including sugar free, gluten free, dairy free and vegan options.

Company Details

Established: 2011
First Unit Franchised: 2013
Franchised Units: 5
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In: Hawaii, California.?

2 Franchise Units Open

1 in Development

2 additional under contract

Support and Training Offered By Papalani Gelato

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: No
Co-Operative Advertising: No
Training: 2 weeks onsite at our headquarters followed by 1 week onsite during opening.

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Papalani Gelato Franchise.

What does a Papalani Gelato Franchise Cost?

Papalani Gelato franchise fees for 2022:

Total Investment: $250,000 -350,00 for first store

The second store can be opened for under 175,000 in most cases.

Minimum Net Worth: $200,000

Franchise Fee: $30,000
Royalty: 5
Ad: 2
Average Number of Employees: 7
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Is Papalani Gelato a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Papalani Gelato is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Papalani Gelato a Home Based franchise?

No. Papalani Gelato is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Papalani Gelato Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Papalani Gelato a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Papalani Gelato is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Papalani Gelato Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Papalani Gelato franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Does Papalani Gelato Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Papalani Gelato franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Papalani Gelato Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

Yes. Papalani Gelato franchise is looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Papalani Gelato Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Papalani Gelato franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants, Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Papalani Gelato Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Papalani Gelato franchises for sale. We may have Papalani Gelato 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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