Philly Pretzel Factory

Philly Pretzel Factory offers fun snacks and meal replacement products that are "served hot outta the oven." Philly Pretzel Factory's menu includes authentic soft pretzels (of many sizes), pretzel hot dogs, cheese steak pretzels, spicy sausage pretzels, party trays, variety of dips and frozen lemonade type drinks.

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Philly Pretzel Factory

Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022


Pretzels have become America's third most popular snack. Philly Pretzel Factory capitalizes on this growth market with a unique concept: a local commercial-grade bakery in an innovative retail setting that produces authentic, Philadelphia-style soft pretzels. Our franchise program provides the rare opportunity to introduce into your local area the hot, fresh and economically-priced snack food so beloved by the many millions who have lived in or visited the Philadelphia area. The Philly Pretzel Factory franchise may be the fresh opportunity you've been searching for!

Offering Financial Assistance

Philly Pretzel Factory's franchise program offers single and multi-unit development opportunities. Prospective franchisees should have a minimum of $75,000 cash to invest in your Philly Pretzel Factory franchise. Financing is available from outside.

VetFran Incentive

Philly Pretzel Factory offers qualified veterans a 50% discount off the franchise fee plus a free mixer and free oven if you are opening a non-traditional location.

Company Details

Established: 1998
First Unit Franchised: 2004
Franchised Units: 176
Company Owned Units: 3
States Registered In: All except CA, HI, ND, SD, WA, MN
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Philly Pretzel Factory

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes

Training: Pretzel University - 6 days. Plus much more pre & post opening training & support!

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise.

What does a Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Cost?

Philly Pretzel Factory franchise fees for 2022:

Cash Investment: $100,000
Total Investment: $300,000
Minimum Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $35,000 for 1st Territory, $25,000 for each additional Territory
Royalty: 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 8-12 on staff, 2-5 in the store at any given time
Item 19: Yes
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
Visa Candidates: Yes
B2B: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Vet Fran - $1,776 discount on initial franchise fee

Is Philly Pretzel Factory a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Philly Pretzel Factory 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 Philly Pretzel Factory a Home Based franchise?

No. Philly Pretzel Factory is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Philly Pretzel Factory Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Philly Pretzel Factory a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Philly Pretzel Factory is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Philly Pretzel Factory Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Philly Pretzel Factory franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Philly Pretzel Factory Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. Philly Pretzel Factory franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Philly Pretzel Factory Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Philly Pretzel Factory franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Philly Pretzel Factory Looking for International franchisees?

No. Philly Pretzel Factory franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Food & Restaurants

Number of Units Open

100+ UNITS

Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

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Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Philly Pretzel Factory Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Philly Pretzel Factory franchises for sale. We may have Philly Pretzel Factory 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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