CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2012 // PRNewswire // - Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt®, the Chicago based self-serve frozen yogurt franchise, is on track to surpass the initial goal set by their aggressive expansion campaign. The brand has already locked in their first 50 locations within the first year of franchising and anticipates they will open more than their goal of 100 new stores by 2014.
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt opened their first store in the Chicago suburb Crystal Lake in November of 2010. The brand subsequently opened five more locations in Lake in the Hills, Bolingbrook, Plainfield, South Elgin and Warrenville with plans to launch in Addison, Libertyville, Lombard and Palatine by January of 2013. Franchise agreements for 50 stores have been signed, committing to 15 locations in the greater Chicago area, in addition to franchises based in California, Indiana, Wisconsin and Florida, before 2014.
"We've created a unique franchise opportunity with Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt that's not only resonating with prospective franchisees but helping to maximize their profit potential," said John Barnes, co-founder of Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt. "Our superior tasting product, strong customer loyalty programs, and affordable franchising program have paved the way for a successful large-scale growth in many markets."
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt offers customers more than 50 rotating frozen yogurt flavors along with 75-plus toppings –providing endless choices and reasons for customers to return. To further the brand's development across the country, Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt is continuing to target multi-unit franchisees, and entrepreneurs. With potential franchisees requiring a competitive startup cost of $100,000 – $350,000, Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt is both a smart and economical franchise solution. Information on franchising opportunities can be found on the website at www.yumzfrozenyogurt.com.
Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt enhances the frozen yogurt experience with its unique recipe and family oriented atmosphere.
Its frozen yogurt is available in four forms: tart—for the frozen yogurt purist, regular—which tastes like ice cream, no sugar added—for the extra health conscious and sorbet – for those interested in dairy free products. All are fat-free, range between 85-100 calories per serving, and each frozen yogurt variety is packed with live and active culture probiotics. Rotating more than 50 flavors and more than 75 toppings on a regular basis, YGFY offers customers a unique experience on every visit. For more information visit www.yumzfrozenyogurt.com.
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