Americans have a sweet tooth, and entrepreneurs have been capitalizing on it with dessert and barkery franchises. A dessert brand to consider is Sweet Red Peach. The Sweet Red Peach franchise is a California-based bakery known for its desserts and pastries. The brand was founded in 2000 by Karolyn Plummer, who grew up with a love of pastries and baking. With her brother's help, Plummer began selling her delicious creations to churches, barber shops, and salons around the community. The demand became so strong that she opened two brick and mortar locations. Customers can't get enough of Sweet Red Peach's cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and more. Custom orders for weddings, birthdays, baby showers, and family getherings add to the profitability of the business. Ideal locations are in strip malls or shopping centers. Franchises partners can expect an initial investment ranging between $148,950 - $345,000, with a $27,500 initial franchise fee. The initial investment covers fixtures and equipment, inventory, and construction costs. The royalty fees are 5% of gross sales.
Franchisees benefit from great support and training. In terms of support and training, you can expect compressive program that is broken down into classroom and on-the-job instruction. You'll be guided through any challenges that may come up from operating a business and explained eveyhting you need to know about running the business properly. The classroom section is 40 hours and the on-the-job training section is 200 hours. Ideal candidates want to be their own boss, have an entrepreneurial spirit, and can follow a proven system. You'll also benefit from Sweet Red Peach's vendor relationships.