April 02, 2014 // Franchising.com // BOULDER, Colo. – Doc Popcorn - innovator of fresh-popped, kettle-cooked popcorn - was ranked No. 234 in Entrepreneur's 35th annual Franchise 500® list, climbing 21 spots from last year. The popcorn franchise also claimed the No. 8 spot in the "Top New Franchise" category.
"We have not only set a new standard for a popular food commodity, but we have teamed up with the most passionate, hard-working, business-savvy entrepreneurs (POPrietors as we call them) in the business to ensure that our customers receive a one-of-a-kind popcorn experience at our locations," said Rob Israel, CEO and "Big Pop" of Doc Popcorn. "We share this honor with them."
The rankings for all 500 companies are determined using an exclusive formula that takes into account objective and quantifiable factors. An independent CPA analyzes all financial data. The most important factors include financial strength and stability, growth rate and size of the system. All franchises are given a cumulative score, and the 500 franchises with the highest cumulative scores become the Franchise 500® in ranking order.
Since the company began franchising in 2009, Doc Popcorn has more than 85 locations in 29 U.S. states, Mexico, Puerto Rico and soon, Japan. As a result, Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised popcorn retailer in the world.
For more information, please visit www.docpopcornfranchising.com.
Doc Popcorn is committed to make every guest smile by creating the most remarkable popcorn experience on the planet. Using 100% corn oil, proprietary natural flavor blends and high-quality ingredients, Doc Popcorn handcrafts a wide variety of fresh-popped specialty flavors of popcorn. Doc Popcorn's delicious flavors also happen to be gluten-free, whole grain, wheat-free and nut-free. Other options, such as sugar-free and dairy-free popcorn are also available. Doc Popcorn started franchising in 2009 and has since been recognized as one of the hottest snack franchises in the country, including a No. 59 ranking on the Inc. 500 list. With approximately 85 units in 29 states, Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised retailer of popcorn in the world. For more information, including franchise opportunities, visit www.docpopcorn.com.
SOURCE Doc Popcorn
847-945-1300 ext. 262