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Investments

$87,995

Little Dessert Shop offers a friendly and vibrant atmosphere for the finest dessert experience.
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Investments

$72,729 – $148,280

Franchise fee

$20,000

Our large variety of products includes something for everyone - from Gummy bears and Swedish fish to gourmet chocolates and caramelized nuts - we are certain they will find an item they will enjoy. Our assortment also includes sugar free, gluten free and certified Kosher products. We bring out the kid in everyone!
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Investments

$392,875 – $545,475

Franchise fee

$30,000

Founders Debra Shwetz and Dena Tripp started Nothing Bundt Cakes in Las Vegas in 1997, simply to please their family and friends. Needless to say, thousands of other people became just as excited about our delicious cakes as they were. By using the purest ingredients, handcrafted recipes and imaginative decorations, Nothing Bundt Cakes has grown into the warm brand that it is today.
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Investments

$240,000 – $478,450

Franchise fee

$30,000

Forever Yogurt first opened in June of 2010, and catapulted instantly to become the leading frozen yogurt provider in Chicago. We are an aggressive company, in touch with the young society, and we possess the social marketing and media demands required to grow in this industry. We will continue with an aggressive national and international expansion plan.
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Investments

$121,500 – $153,500

Franchise fee

$39,500

When Edgar Schaked graduated from Florida International University in Miami with a degree in mechanical engineering, he told his father he didn’t want to be an engineer, he wanted to be a chocolate maker. Schaked’s father, Baruch, had been making chocolates for more than 25 years, working in a chocolate factory in the family’s native Argentina, studying different techniques throughout Europe, and opening his own shop in Miami.
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Investments

$399,800 – $814,850

Franchise fee

$40,000

The family of River Street Sweets • Savannah’s Candy Kitchen is proud to be part of a candy industry that makes people smile and satisfies their sweet tooth. We’re also excited that our industry is expanding, proving that the timeless tradition of quality candies continues to excite and delight generations of candy lovers.
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Investments

$27,995

Franchise fee

$27,995

ALL4U is dedicated to helping you achieve financial success as a vending machine operator. With over 20 years of experience in the industry, we have the tools and the know-how to assist you.
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Investments

$241,650 – $320,900

Franchise fee

$39,900

It’s all about culture. At Better Than Sex-A Dessert Restaurant we strive for a culture of passionate people with a desire to serve. We are not looking to build a traditional franchise system with a large network of people only interested in an investment. We are looking for a select few partners that have passion for the concept, will be great brand ambassadors, and bring a desire to help make this a better business for all of us.
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Investments

$178,300 – $250,500

Franchise fee

$20,000

Our retail shops are designed to represent ‘old fashioned’ chocolate shops where patrons can pick out their favorite chocolates in a 24 foot long old fashioned candy case. Retail stores have boxed chocolate displays, truffle displays, signature chocolates displays, chocolate molded novelties, seasonal chocolates and windows to the candy kitchen where fresh chocolates are made while customers are shopping.
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Investments

$290,500 – $456,600

Franchise fee

$50,000

Chocolate Works is an interactive concept transforming the corner candy shop into an experiential chocolate store with the security of brick and mortar, the margins of a service business, and the scalability of a B2B model
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Investments

$191,288 – $363,016

Franchise fee

$24,500

On Memorial Day Weekend, 1981, Franklin Crail wasn't on vacation; instead, he was opening the doors to a new business. That weekend, residents of Durango, Colorado, got the world's first taste of a Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory.
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Investments

$365,000 – $1,115,000

Franchise fee

$35,000

Sweet Factory is the market leader in the one-price bulk candy industry, one of the fastest growing retail phenomena sweeping the country! We are executing a winning formula that sets the standard for bulk candy retailers.
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Investments

$969,227 – $1,441,089

Franchise fee

$45,000

Since 1984, The Melting Pot franchises have been serving a variety of cheese and dessert fondues, salads and entrees including filet mignon, lobster tail, sirloin and chicken breast, all prepared in different fondue cooking styles. No restaurant experience is required to become a franchisee.
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Investments

$257,000 – $446,550

Franchise fee

$20,000

Founded by Mimi and Delaney Council as an organic bakery that specializes in cookies. Mimi and crew opened the bakery in Mammoth Lakes in September 2011.
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Investments

$240,000 – $415,000

Franchise fee

$30,000

Since its inception in 2017, The Dolly Llama has dominated LA’s waffle scene with its own unique take on the Bubble Waffle, in addition to Dolly Llama Shakes, Waffle Sticks, and OG liege Waffles and continues prove that all waffles don’t need syrup.
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Investments

$212,750 – $333,500

Franchise fee

$25,000

Peterbrooke Chocolatier is the franchise built on LOVE. Love of Chocolate and Love of who we buy chocolate for! Peterbrooke is committed to increasing the profitability of new and existing franchisees through a multiple revenue stream business model that provides an innovative confectionary retail experience that maximizes earning potential.
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Investments

$45,000

Franchise fee

mySwissShop: from $19,500 - $24,000 mySwissCube: from $9,500 - $12,500

This is a superb ground floor opportunity to launch your own genuine Swiss chocolate retail business, bringing the unique taste of Swiss chocolate, coffee and soft ice cream products to your location.
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Investments

$40,000

The Chocolate Printing Company has spent 7 years and millions of dollars creating its revolutionary, patented Chocolography Food Imaging System. These years of careful thought, imagination and research have resulted in an incredibly comprehensive and simple package designed to make you an expert Chocolographer within a very short period of time.
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TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Sweet treats are deeply rooted in American culture. Chocolate and candies can be a great gift, comfort food, or part of holidays and festivities like Halloween and Valentine’s Day. As a result, the confectionery industry seems immune to the roller coaster of the economy. Even during the lockdown, people continued to seek out sweet treats. The candy industry also adapts to new requests such as lower sugar and sugar-free chocolates and demand for ethically sourced cocoa and other ingredients. 

The chocolate and candy market is segmented, which allows franchisees to appeal to different audiences. There are plenty of customers waiting out there for the creative franchisee to satisfy their craving for sweets. We have chosen for you 20 top franchises that offer various confections from classic fine chocolates to exotic Brazilian treats. 

1. Kilwins Chocolates

  • Founded: 1947
  • Franchising since: 1982
  • Initial investment: $423,251 – $790,207
  • Initial franchise fee: $40,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $500,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $125,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Kilwins Chocolates sells hand-crafted chocolates, fudge, ice cream, and other confections using original recipes. The stores are located in high traffic areas such as tourist attractions, downtown areas, high-end lifestyle centers. 

The franchise has a single store, multi-store, area development opportunities. The franchisor is looking for individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit, passionate about providing the best customer service, and ready to be personally engaged in the store operation. The qualifying candidates will receive pre-opening and post-opening support, including training and marketing support. 

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2. Nothing Bundt Cakes

  • Founded: 1997
  • Franchising since: 2006
  • Initial investment: $392,875 – $545,475
  • Initial franchise fee: $30,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $600,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $150,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Nothing Bundt Cakes specialty is gift cakes: from single-serving size  Bundtlets to big birthday and anniversary cakes. The franchise bakeries use proprietary recipes and imaginative decorations. 

The ideal candidates have marketing or business management experience and are ready to follow a proven system. Baking or restaurant experience is not necessary. 

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3. River Street Sweets

  • Founded: 1973
  • Franchising since: 2015
  • Initial investment: $399,800 – $814,850
  • Initial franchise fee: $40,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $500,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $100,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

River Street Sweets offers handmade Southern sweets, including pralines, chocolates, caramel apples, salty taffies; some stores also sell ice cream and gelato. The franchisor will provide comprehensive training on making candies and management, operational manuals, and on-site assistance. 

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4. Wetzel's Pretzels

  • Founded: 1994
  • Franchising since: 1996
  • Initial investment: $164,950 – $405,850
  • Initial franchise fee: $35,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 7%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $200,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $60,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Wetzel's Pretzels specializes in pretzels, frozen lemonade, and a frozen Italian dessert called granita. The franchise stores can be found in shopping malls, stadiums, airports. The business model is easy to operate and has extensive ongoing support from the franchisor. All franchisees will attend training programs about operations, customer service, sales & marketing.

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5. Peterbrooke Chocolatier

  • Founded: 1983
  • Franchising since: 2006
  • Initial investment: $212,750 – $333,500
  • Initial franchise fee: $25,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 6%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $150,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $100,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

The main product focus of Peterbrooke Chocolatier stores is European-styled fine chocolates and Italian gelato. The franchisor provides multi-unit and area developer opportunities at exclusive territories. The franchise owners will be fully supported, starting from site selection and building process to marketing support. 

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6. The Haagen-Dazs Shoppe

  • Founded: 1961
  • Franchising since: 1977
  • Initial investment: $164,518 – $542,738
  • Initial franchise fee: $30,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 4%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $200,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $80,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

New York-born franchise Häagen-Dazs Shop sells branded frozen desserts: ice cream, frozen yogurt, sorbet in more than 50 countries. The franchise shops must be located in a storefront, mall, or strip center. 

The franchisor provides training, online tools for franchisees, and marketing support. The candidate must be committed to provide exceptional customer experience and be a team player.

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7. Rocket Fizz

  • Founded: 2009
  • Franchising since: 2010
  • Initial investment: $126,400 – $307,500
  • Initial franchise fee: $54,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $10,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Rocket Fizz is a soda pop and candy shop with an old-fashioned atmosphere. 

The franchisor has a comprehensive support system for franchisees, so prior experience in retail is not required. The support includes training, real estate selection and build-out guidance, vendor purchasing discounts, marketing assistance, and ongoing support. 

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8. Pretzelmaker

  • Founded: 1991
  • Franchising since: 1992
  • Initial investment: $205,200 – $327,000
  • Initial franchise fee: $15,000 - $25,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 7%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $250,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $100,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Pretzelmaker has over 30 years of experience in making hand-twisted pretzels and pretzel dogs. The franchise menu also includes snacks, fresh lemonade, and cold beverages. Traditional and non-traditional store types are available. The franchisor offers both single and multi-unit opportunities. The franchise owners must have strong leadership and customer service skills. 

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9. Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory

  • Founded: 1981
  • Franchising since: 1982
  • Initial investment: $191,288 – $363,016
  • Initial franchise fee: $24,500
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $250,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $50,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is a manufacturer and retail store franchise of premium chocolate candies and other gourmet confectionery items. The franchisor has full store and kiosk concepts that can be found in high traffic areas including but not limited to malls, street fronts, airports. In addition to extensive training, ongoing operation support, the support team will provide location selection and marketing assistance.

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10. Oh My Gosh Brigadeiros

  • Founded: 2014
  • Franchising since: 2015
  • Initial investment: $102,500 – $307,150
  • Initial franchise fee: $29,900
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $59,900
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $59,900

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Oh My Gosh Brigadeiros was founded by a Rio de Janeiro-native American-Brazilian entrepreneur. The franchise menu has its roots in Brazilian cuisine and offers traditional Brazilian brigadeiro, desserts and candies, cappuccino, hot chocolate.

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11. Denny's

  • Founded: 1953
  • Franchising since:1963
  • Initial investment:  $228,000 – $2,546,075
  • Initial franchise fee:   $10,000 - $40,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee:4.5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement:  $1,000,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement:  $500,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Denny's restaurants open 24\7 every day of the year. The franchise offers a wide range of food from breakfast to dinner and various desserts. For 60 years in business, that concept acquired many loyal customers.

For franchisees, the company offers an industry-leading support system.

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12. Schakolad Chocolate Factory

  • Founded: 1995
  • Franchising since: 1999
  • Initial investment: $121,500 – $153,500
  • Initial franchise fee: $39,500
  • Ongoing royalty fee: $600-$1K/mo.
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $250,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $75,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

The franchise name is a combination of Edgar Schaked's surname and chocolate. Schakolad Chocolate Factory stores are typically 1,200-1,600 sq. ft. and sell handmade chocolates, truffles, sugar-free and low carb chocolates, boxed assortments, as well as corporate gifts and promotional items. The franchisees will have several revenue streams: retail, corporate clients and hotels, parties and weddings. The franchisor will train and provide owners with the necessary tools for successful business operation.

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13. Schwietert's Cones & Candy 

  • Founded: 1985
  • Franchising since: 2014
  • Initial investment: $564,500 – $888,000
  • Initial franchise fee: $50,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee: 5%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $750,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $150,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Schwietert's Cones & Candy is a retail franchise. The franchise stores sell various candies, including homemade chocolate and ice cream, fudge, caramel corn, cotton candy, and more. The franchisor provides a proven business model, comprehensive training and support. The franchisor is looking for task-oriented and hard-working candidates. 

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14. SMOOSH 

  • Founded: 2014
  • Franchising since: 2018
  • Initial investment: $176,850 – $374,000
  • Initial franchise fee: $30,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

SMOOSH focused on ice cream treats, including its hit ice cream sandwiches, sundaes, milkshakes, floats. The franchise has mobile and facility location concepts. All franchisees will have personal training, comprehensive support, and operational guidance. The candidates must have strong sales and customer service skills. 

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15. Papalani Gelato

  • Founded: 2008
  • Franchising since: 2013
  • Initial investment: $100,000
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $300,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $100,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Papalani Gelato is a family-owned franchise that specializes in handmade Hawaiian-style gelato and gelato-related items, chocolates, and coffees. The franchise locations use local organic ingredients. 

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16. Creamistry 

  • Founded: 2013
  • Franchising since: 2014
  • Initial investment: $224,500 – $576,500
  • Initial franchise fee: $40,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee:  6%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $500,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $300,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Creamistry is a liquid nitrogen ice cream franchise. The franchise shops use natural and organic ingredients for made-to-order ice creams and vegan sorbets. Corporate trainers will provide necessary knowledge about ice cream and store management. The franchisor will also provide support before and after the opening. 

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17. Woops!

  • Founded: 2012
  • Franchising since: 2012
  • Initial investment: $197,727
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $150,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Woops! franchise location sells authentic French macarons, pastries from cuisines from all over the world, coffee and tea. For franchisees, there are two options available: a kiosk and a bakeshop store. Regardless of the chosen concept, the franchisor will provide back-office business operations training and equipment operation training that will vary for kiosk and bakeshop franchisees. No baking experience is required, but it is recommended for candidates to have managerial experience.

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18. Goose Feathers

  • Founded: 1986
  • Franchising since: 2017
  • Initial investment: $224,500 – $576,500
  • Initial franchise fee: $40,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee:  6%
  • Net-Worth Requirement: $500,000
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $300,000

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Goose Feathers is a café & bakery franchise. The franchise menu offers breakfast items, pastry, sandwiches, soups, and coffee. Besides initial training, franchise owners will have monthly webinar classes. The franchisor will provide all needed support from day one, including inventory selection and employee training. 

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19. Scooped Cookie Dough Bar

  • Founded: 2017
  • Franchising since: 
  • Initial investment: $60,000 – $150,000
  • Initial franchise fee: $29,900
  • Liquid Cash Requirement: $59,600

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Scooped Cookie Dough Bar is an alternative for ice cream that provides raw cookie dough with toppings. To ensure it is safe to eat, franchise stores use pasteurized eggs and heat-treated flour. 

The franchisor will provide multi-phase training that covers all aspects of operation, skills, and expertise needed for business to thrive. 

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20. Smallcakes 

  • Founded: 2008
  • Franchising since: 2008
  • Initial investment: $70,000 – $120,000
  • Initial franchise fee: $30,000
  • Ongoing royalty fee:  3%

TOP-20 Candy and Chocolate franchises in USA 2021

Smallcakes sells cupcakes and cupcake infused ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn, and candies. The franchise stores require a small footprint and minimum employees. The franchisor offers single and multi-unit opportunities alongside large protected territories. Franchisees will benefit from training, comprehensive specifications, operating manuals, procedures, business management systems, and extended support. 

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