Vitality Bowls Claims Its Spot in Franchise Times Top 200+ List
Leading Superfood Concept Ranked #487 on Prestigious List of Largest United States Franchises
October 16, 2019 // Franchising.com // DANVILLE, Calif. - Vitality Bowls announced today that it has been ranked on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list, the most comprehensive ranking of the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States. The distinguished list is based on Vitality Bowls’ global system sales and number of locations. Vitality Bowls ranks in at #487 on the list and joins the most reputable brands in the nation.
The acknowledgement of being named to this ranking verifies the exceptional growth the company has experienced in the past year. In 2018, the brand generated $23,312,595 in sales and opened 19 locations. Currently, Vitality Bowls has reached 75 locations open throughout the United States with an additional 50+ in development.
“It’s an honor to be recognized on Franchise Times’ Top 200+ list,” said Tara Gilad, founder and owner of Vitality Bowls. “This achievement would not be possible without our incredible team members and franchise partners. We can’t wait to see Vitality Bowls continue to grow in the year ahead.”
Franchise Times uses a combination of companies’ voluntary reports and the most recent franchise disclosure documents to rank the 500 largest franchise systems in the United States. To qualify for the ranking, companies must be a legal United States franchise, with its headquarters based in the United States or at least 10 percent of their total units located in the country. Franchisees must also own at least 15 percent of the company’s total units.
Originating in Northern California, Vitality Bowls has solidified itself as America’s superfood café - combining a dynamic café vibe with a unique collection of menu items containing high nutritional values and extraordinary tastes. The brand specializes in açaí bowls - a thick blend of the Amazon’s antioxidant-rich açaí berry, topped with a variety of superfoods and all items are made to order and prepared in a kitchen designed to avoid cross contact for customers with food allergies. All of the brand’s bowls and smoothies are free of ingredient fillers such as ice, frozen yogurt or artificial preservatives, giving the purest taste possible.
The menu features the widest variety of unique superfoods, including graviola, acerola, mangosteen, camu camu, spirulina, aronia, moringa, maca, bee pollen and more. Guests can choose from a variety of delectable options, such as the Green Bowl (with organic graviola, spirulina and hemp seeds), the Dragon Bowl (featuring organic pitaya, coconut milk and bananas) and the signature Vitality Bowl (with organic açaí, strawberries and honey). Plus, fresh juices, smoothies, soups, panini and salads are available in each café and most locations offer organic cold brew nitrogen-poured coffee and organic kombucha on-tap.
Individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit interested in owning a Vitality Bowls franchise should have the ability to invest $154,100, which includes working capital and a typical franchise fee of $39,500.
To learn more about Vitality Bowls, visit https://vitalitybowls.com.
About Vitality Bowls
Roy and Tara Gilad founded Vitality Bowls in 2011 in San Ramon, California. The duo started the superfood café concept as a result of discovering their daughter’s severe food allergies and wanting to find safe, healthy food alternatives. Since franchising began in 2014, the brand has grown to more than 135 cafés open and in development. In 2018, Vitality Bowls was named to Franchise Times 200+ list, Inc. Magazine’s 500/5000 list and Restaurant Business’s Future 50 list. In 2019, Vitality Bowls was ranked #15 and #62 on Entrepreneur’s Top Food Franchise in Miscellaneous Quick-Service Restaurants and Top New Franchises lists, respectively. The brand also received the Best Franchise to Buy — New Ethnic Eats Category 2019 Zor Award and was listed in the Top 200+ List for franchises based on global systemwide sales by Franchise Times.
About the Franchise Times Top 200+
The Franchise Times Top 200+® is the only ranking by systemwide sales and units of the largest 500 U.S.-based franchise brands. Published in the October issue and available in a searchable database online, the Franchise Times Top 200+ also analyzes industry sectors based on percentage change in sales growth, reports the 10 fastest-growing franchises by four different measures, and includes exclusive news stories about the biggest names in franchising. The rankings and full report, and the searchable online database, are available at www.franchisetimes.com/Top200.
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