Smart Drinks

Smart Drinks & Nutrition franchisees can have confidence that the fresh fruit smoothies don't just taste good, they are good for you! Only the highest quality fruits and ingredients are used to make deliciously healthy smoothies. In addition to great smoothies, Smart Drinks & Nutrition offers fresh juices for the active lifestyle customer. Great drinks combined with supplements, proteins and weight loss products separates our brand from the competition.

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Smart Drinks

Smart Drinks Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Smart Drinks has been in business in Houston since 2002 and the owners continue to run their own business. Combining this sustainable business model, with our emerging status, will give a franchisee the opportunity to bring something new to their community, with almost 2 decades of experience behind the brand.

Both Smart Drinks Models offer a an opportunity that have minimal staffing requirements and an easy-to-operate business model.

According to IBIS Worldwide and Smoothie business is growing at a rate of 8% a year, retail sales of vitamins and nutritional supplements has a 9% annual growth rate and the mobile truck industry has an estimated growth rate of 7.9%.

Company Details

Established: 2002
First Unit Franchised: 2014
Franchised Units: 3
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In: none
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Smart Drinks

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: NA
Recruiting Assistance: NA
Co-Operative Advertising: NA
Training: 1 Week in Houston (OTJ training); up to 3 weeks on site
Other Info:
  • Passive Ownership: Semi- passive at onset (they can hire a manager to run business)
  • Mercedes offers 100% financing on the vehicle and 50% of the retrofit of the mobile unit.
  • SBA Registered
  • Retail option - 1000 square feet, drive thru window

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Smart Drinks Franchise.

What does a Smart Drinks Franchise Cost?

Smart Drinks franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $6,000 - $20,000
Total Investment: $151,000 - $250,00
Minimum Net Worth: $150,000
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Royalty: $800/ 6%
Ad: 2%
Average Number of Employees: 2
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Smart Drinks a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Smart Drinks 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 Smart Drinks a Home Based franchise?

No. Smart Drinks is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Smart Drinks Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Smart Drinks a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Smart Drinks is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Smart Drinks Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Smart Drinks franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Smart Drinks Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Smart Drinks franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Smart Drinks Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Smart Drinks franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Smart Drinks Looking for International franchisees?

No. Smart Drinks franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Smart Drinks's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Coffee, Fitness, Food & Restaurants, Frozen Yogurt / Ice Cream, Health, Beauty & Nutrition, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

Less than $25,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Smart Drinks Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Smart Drinks franchises for sale. We may have Smart Drinks 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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