Yogurtland Celebrates Grand Opening of New Brooklyn Location, Including Open House for Prospective Franchisees
IRVINE, Calif. - April 11, 2013 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Yogurtland is celebrating the grand opening of its Brooklyn location on Saturday, April 13 with free yogurt, family entertainment and prizes. Yogurtland is also welcoming prospective franchisees to get a first-hand look at the nation’s No. 1 frozen yogurt franchise.
At Yogurtland’s self-serve frozen yogurt shops, guests are welcomed by a bright, cheerful wall of sweet and tart yogurt flavors and a topping bar filled with healthful and indulgent options. Paying by the ounce, guests can choose among 16 yogurt flavors to create their own delicious frozen treat and top it off their way.
Located at 207 Seventh Ave. in Brooklyn’s Park Slope neighborhood, the Yogurtland grand opening events include:
- A ribbon cutting ceremony at 11 AM followed by free yogurt and toppings until 2 PM;
- Face painting and balloon artist performance from 2 PM – 5 PM;
- Free prizes and giveaways from 5 – 8 PM;
- And buy one get one free yogurt and toppings from 8 – 11 PM.
Yogurtland’s franchise development open house will take place from 12 – 4 PM where potential franchisees can meet with company executives about the opportunity of owning a Yogurtland. Yogurtland was recently named the No. 1 frozen yogurt franchise by Franchise Chatter.
According to Ambrosio Cantada, founder and Editor-in-Chief of Franchise Chatter, “Yogurtland has the most compelling combination of unit economics, differentiated product, and solid brand.”
The company is actively seeking qualified franchise partners for new locations throughout the New York City area. There are currently two Yogurtland shops in the New York City area with two more slated to open before summer.
“Yogurtland’s business model is attracting attention from franchisees and industry analysts. With the highest unit volumes of any frozen yogurt chain, Yogurtland offers a solid return on investment, and it’s a very enjoyable business,” said Larry Sidoti, vice president of development at Yogurtland. “Anyone interested in learning more about the business is invited to attend our grand opening and see firsthand why Yogurtland is the top choice in the category.”
Since the opening of the first location in 2006, Yogurtland has been known for its smooth and creamy yogurt that combines authentic flavors for a delicious taste that’s also good for you. Naturally occurring calcium and Vitamin D make Yogurtland yogurt a healthful, refreshing treat. Fruit flavors are also fortified with Vitamin C. All of Yogurtland’s flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non- and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices.
Yogurtland’s premium custom flavors come from real ingredients sourced from their original locations – Madagascar vanilla beans from Madagascar, Belgian chocolate from Belgium, Maqui Berry from Patagonia. Yogurtland locations serve 16 different flavors daily with an average of 25 calories per ounce. Yogurtland offers more than 15 different kinds of seasonal real fruit and more than 45 choices of other premium toppings to customize your refreshing yogurt creation.
Presently there are more than 200 locations across the U.S., Australia, Guam, Mexico and Venezuela with more than 50 additional locations scheduled to open over the next six months. For franchising information, visit http://www.yogurt-land.com/franchise.
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