Sloan's Ice Cream

The Sloan's Ice Cream franchise is an ice cream business based in Florida. The brand was established in 1999 and has become a staple of southern Florida. Customers can't get enough of the brand's quality service, fun atmosphere, and great ice cream. Sloan Kamenstein, a chef and entrepreneur,  created Sloan’s out of a love of fine foods and sweets. He still plays a heavy role in the company today. As a franchisee, you benefit from the franchisor's brand, systems, training and support. In addition to a training program in Florida, you'll also be provided with site selection and buildout assistance and ongoing support. 

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Sloan's Ice Cream

Sloan's Ice Cream Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Billions of pounds of ice cream are consumed in the U.S. annually. A brand to consider is Sloan's Ice Cream. Chef and entrepreneur Sloan Kamenstein created the brand based on his love for fine foods and sweet and opened the first Sloan's shop in 1999. Since then, the ice cream brand has become a staple of southern Florida. In addition to Florida, Sloan's can be found in California, Nevada, Kuwait, and Saudi Arabia. Customers come back for the brand's great service, fun look and atmosphere, and quality service. As a franchisee, you get Sloan’s logos, signage, designs and operational systems. You also benefit from the franchisor's supplier relationships. In addition to a comprehensive initial training program in Florida, you receive site selection and buildout assistance as well as ongoing support during your entire time with the brand. There are two franchise models: traditional and express. The models differ in terms of size, investment, and real estate requirements but offer similar products and experiences. Single-unit and multi-unit franchises are available in select markets across the U.S.
Sloan's is an SBA approved franchisor and will provided you with resources to finance your business. Multi-unit franchisees are provided a protected territory for development, which decreases their competition since they're the only Sloan's representative in the area. Candidates looking to invest in a traditional store should have at least $300,000 in liquidity and a minimum net worth of $1,000,000. For an express store, candidates should have minimum liquid capital of $180,000 and a net worth of $600,000. The initial term of the franchise agreement is five years. 

Company Details

Headquarters: West Palm Beach, FL 33401
Founded: 1999
First franchise: 2012
Canada: No 
International: Yes
B2B: No
Absentee: No 
Exclusive territory: Yes
Home-based/mobile: No

Support and Training Offered By Sloan's Ice Cream

The initial training program takes place in West Palm Beach, Fla., and covers all aspects of running a Sloan’s franchise and is comprised of classroom and on-the-job training. During this time, you'll learn about hriring, the brand's history, marketing and advertising, and more. The support and training are ongoing. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Sloan's Ice Cream Franchise.

What does a Sloan's Ice Cream Franchise Cost?

Sloan's Ice Cream franchise fees for 2024:

Traditional store:

Minimum liquidity: $300,000
Minimum net worth: $1,000,000

Express store:

Minimum liquidity: $180,000
Minimum net worth: $600,000

Royalty fee: 6%
Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
Initial Investment: $587,952 - $896,600
Financing options: Yes

Is Sloan's Ice Cream a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Sloan's Ice Cream 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 Sloan's Ice Cream a Home Based franchise?

No. Sloan's Ice Cream is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Sloan's Ice Cream Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Sloan's Ice Cream franchisees make. Sloan's Ice Cream offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Sloan's Ice Cream Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. Sloan's Ice Cream franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is Sloan's Ice Cream Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Sloan's Ice Cream franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Sloan's Ice Cream Looking for International franchisees?

Yes. Sloan's Ice Cream franchise is looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Sloan's Ice Cream's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Sloan's Ice Cream Franchises for Sale

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