HENDERSON, Nev. // PRNewswire-FirstCall // -- Healthy Fast Food, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: HFFI), parent to U-SWIRL International, Inc., the owner and franchisor of U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt® stores, today announced that it has been honored with the 2009 Best of Business Award in the "Fast Food Restaurants and Stands" category by the Small Business Commerce Association.
The SBCA 2009 Award Program recognizes the top 5% of small businesses throughout the country. Using consumer feedback, the SBCA identifies companies that it believes have demonstrated what makes small businesses a vital part of the American economy. The selection committee chooses the award winners from nominees based off information taken from monthly surveys administered by the SBCA, a review of consumer rankings and other consumer reports. Award winners are a valuable asset to their community and exemplify what makes small businesses great.
Hank Cartwright, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "We are very pleased to have Healthy Fast Food and our U-SWIRL self-serve frozen yogurt stores distinguished as one of the best businesses in the food service industry. We believe that this type of recognition is a direct result of the effort we put into ensuring that each of our U-SWIRL stores stands apart as the preferred destination for locals to frequent and enjoy delicious frozen yogurt treats of their own personal creation."
Small Business Commerce Association (SBCA) is a San Francisco-based organization. The SBCA is a private sector entity that aims to provide tactical guidance with many day to day issues that small business owners face. In addition to its main goal of providing a central repository of small business operational advice, the SBCA uses consumer feedback to identify companies that exemplify what makes small business a vital part of the American economy.
U-SWIRL International is a wholly owned subsidiary of Healthy Fast Food, Inc., and is launching a national chain of self-serve frozen yogurt stores called U-SWIRL Frozen Yogurt®. U-SWIRL allows guests the ultimate choice in frozen yogurt by providing up to 20 non-fat flavors, including tart, traditional, no sugar-added options, and more than 60 toppings, including seasonal fresh fruit, sauces, candy and granola. Guests serve themselves and pay by the ounce instead of by the cup size. A healthier alternative to a coffee shop hang out, locations are furnished with couches and tables, and patio seating. In addition to its development of Company-owned stores, U-SWIRL International has also launched its franchise program to roll out the concept nationwide in those states in which the Company is qualified to offer franchises.
Headquartered in Henderson, Nevada, Healthy Fast Food, Inc. is on a mission to deliver consumers a smarter alternative to America's favorite meals and snacks. In September 2008, the Company and its wholly-owned subsidiary, U-Swirl International, Inc., acquired the worldwide rights to the U-Swirl Frozen Yogurt system. Sole ownership of the system was transferred to U-Swirl International, Inc., and it has been executing an aggressive strategy to build the brand into a globally recognized chain of highly experiential frozen yogurt stores.
This press release contains forward-looking statements regarding the timing and financial impact of the Healthy Fast Food, Inc.'s ability to implement its business plan, expected revenues and future success. These statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties and are based on assumptions involving judgments with respect to future economic, competitive and market conditions and future business decisions, all of which are difficult or impossible to predict accurately and many of which are beyond the Company's control. Some of the important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements are general economic conditions, failure to achieve expected revenue growth, changes in our operating expenses, legal developments, competitive pressures, changes in customer and market requirements and standards, and the risk factors detailed from time to time in Healthy Fast Food's periodic filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including without limitation, the Company's Annual Report for the year ended December 31, 2008. The forward looking-statements in this press release are based upon management's reasonable belief as of the date hereof. Healthy Fast Food undertakes no obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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