Q. Who designs and builds my store?
A. FreshBerryUK Franchise System will provide the franchisee with architectural assistance with drawings and specifications. Franchisee will negotiate with construction contractor and other construction suppliers, with assistance in supervision and management of the construction of the facility under the FreshBerry Construction Consulting Agreement.
Q. How much is the franchise fee for a FreshBerry in the UK?
A. A one-off payment of £20,000 per store location.
Q. How much are the on-going royalties?
A. 6% of total gross sales less sales tax.
Q. What type of Marketing assistance is available?
A. FreshBerryUK will provide the franchisees with a complete Grand Opening and on going Local Store Marketing program.
Q. How much money can I make from a FreshBerryUK shop?
A. The Trade Commission will not let us make any earnings claims to prospective franchisees. Therefore, we rely on our franchisees to supply you information on this subject and, with some effort on your part, you can put together a fairly accurate pro forma.
Q. How is the site selected for my store?
A. FreshBerryUK will provide Real Estate assistance in the site procurement process including negotiation with the mall or retail space owners.
Q. Is there any experience necessary to own a FreshBerry?
A. Yes, but not necessarily in foodservice. FreshBerry actively searches for candidates with a strong background in business management and passion for healthy food/dessert.
Q. Do I need to be involved in the day-to-day operation of my franchise?
A. At least one owner or a designated manager must be involved on a full-time basis and must be responsible for the day-to-day operations and management.
Q. How will I know if I have the necessary finances?
A. Your completed personal profile will be evaluated by our finance department. An advisor from FreshBerryUK will advise you on how your financial status fits within our profile and what your financing options might be, if needed.
Q. How long is the term of a FreshBerry franchise agreement?
A. The franchise term is twenty (20) years.
Q. I'm interested in a FreshBerryUK franchise. What do I do next?
A. Fill out the form on this page and we will contact you in due course.
Q. What are the steps in becoming a FreshBerry franchise in the UK?
A. Here are the steps involved:
1) Research: Mainly through the FreshBerry websites and our Brochures.
2) Expression of Interest: Fill in the form below and we will contact you to discuss the application with you in more details and to obtain more specific financial details. If successful, the deposit (50% of the franchise fee) must be paid to FreshBerry. This step will usually take between 4-6 weeks complete.
3) Consultation: Several meetings will be arranged to discuss the details of your business plan and to provide guidance and advice on the next practical steps. If successful, the remaining 50% of the franchise fee will be made.
4) Become a FreshBerry franchisee: The final contract will be signed and the franchisee will join FraeshBerry team.