June 09, 2017 // Franchising.com // Houston, Texas - Kolache Factory was recently ranked in Entrepreneur Magazine’s Top Food Franchises list. This list recognizes the top 200 food-based companies, ranked within their respective categories, (such as Baked Goods, Pizza, and Sandwiches,) based on data submitted for Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500® ranking. Kolache Factory, was ranked #446 in the 2017 Top Franchises from Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 List.
Kolache Factory was founded in 1982 and has been franchising since 2000. John and Jerri Banks, the co-founders of the store, believed there was a need for a fresh, but high quality breakfast that could be eaten anywhere and on the run. Since then, the company as a whole has begun to grow; this is proven in the fact that their units have increased by 26.2% over a three-year time period.
“Even though the Kolache Factory originated in Houston Texas, we have seen a demand for our products all across the country. This has given us the opportunity to expand and adapt to our customer’s needs, and we are excited to see where the future takes us in terms of our business,” says John Banks.
“Food-based companies remain a cornerstone of the franchise industry,” says Jason Feifer, editor in chief of Entrepreneur. “And they continue to lead the way by innovating and adapting to the ever-changing tastes of consumers.”
Entrepreneur’s 2017 Top Food Franchises rankings were determined using the company’s Franchise 500 formula, which is a comprehensive evaluation of more than 150 data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.
Kolache Factory’s position on the list shows its ability to compete in the highly competitive food-based franchise marketplace.Kolache Factory locations are continuing to expand to various cities around the country. For franchising opportunities visit www.kf-franchising.com. For additional information, visit www.kolachefactory.com.
Kolache Factory has been recognized across the country as one of the Top 5 Drive-thru’s in America by the Food Network, one of the fastest growing companies in Houston, and was recently named one of the top 50 food service bakeries in the United States by Modern Baking magazine. In addition, Franchise Times magazine listed Kolache Factory as one of the top 20 bakery-cafés to watch. We have also developed innovative partnerships with Major League sports franchises.Kolache Factory is privately owned and operated, and headquartered in Houston, Texas. There are currently 21 company-owned and 21 franchise stores primarily located in the Houston, TX area, with additional stores located in Beaumont, TX; Austin, TX; Plano, TX; McAllen, TX; Indianapolis, IN; St. Louis, MO; Overland Park, KS.Other stores will be opening soon in various cities around the country.
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