Minneapolis--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dunn Bros Coffee Franchising, Inc., a market leader in specialty coffee franchising, has been named one of AllBusiness AllStar Top 300 Franchises of 2009. Ranking #164 in the AllBusiness AllStar list and #77 for overall growth, Dunn Bros Coffee is the top-ranked franchise focused on specialty coffee.
Focused on controlled and steady growth, and with brand concepts such as local ownership, on-site coffee roasting, hand-made specialty beverages, direct trade alliances and sustainable community fundraising programs, Dunn Bros Coffee offers a unique franchising opportunity within the coffeehouse category.
"It is a great privilege to be named one of the AllBusiness AllStar top franchises," says Chris Eilers, CEO, Dunn Bros Coffee. "Dunn Bros Coffee has always been committed to offering customers premium fresh roasted coffee and a truly authentic coffee house experience. Our team is dedicated to following marketing and business strategies to drive sustained growth for the company and its franchisees."
AllBusiness editors, Rieva Lesonsky and Maria Anton, formerly with Entrepreneur magazine, researched and analyzed 700 franchise systems to determine the top 300 AllBusiness AllStar Franchises. AllBusiness is a D & B Company.
In order to be eligible for the AllStars list, franchise companies must submit a Franchise Disclosure Document, financial data, and have at least 25 current domestic franchises units or 100 company-owned units and 5 domestic franchise units. The top ranked franchises are scored based on franchise unit growth rate, financial strength, system size, years in business, years franchising, availability of financing, and Web (brand) visibility.
The AllBusiness AllStar franchise rankings are the latest in a long history of accolades for Dunn Bros Coffee which has also been rated #1 in the coffee house category by Entrepreneur magazine.
Founded in 1987, Dunn Bros Coffee has successfully proven to its guests and competitors why fresh-roasted coffee is the ideal. This award-winning coffee franchise has over 90 locations across the nation and was founded on the principle that direct sourcing of high quality coffees and daily, on-site roasting delivers the freshest beans and the most flavorful brewed coffees and specialty beverages. As one of the nation's only specialty coffee shop franchises that roasts its coffee beans every day right in its shops, Dunn Bros Coffee ensures that their coffee beans are consumed at the peak of their flavor potential. Featuring unique shops that reflect the community and an impressive variety of the world's finest fresh roasted coffee beans, Dunn Bros Coffee leads the way in providing guests with a truly authentic coffeehouse experience.
Dunn Bros Coffee Franchising, Inc., a market leader in specialty coffee franchising, is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN. Founded in 1987 Dunn Bros Coffee shops offer a wide variety of freshly roasted premium coffees and prepared espresso beverages. Dunn Bros coffee has 93 locations located in Minnesota, Wisconsin, North Dakota, South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, and Texas.