UpFresh Kitchen Franchise

Healthy Food Franchise

& Meal Prep Franchise

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    Why Own an UpFresh Kitchen Franchise?

    Grab your Meal Prep Franchise opportunity

    UpFresh Kitchen is an innovative, diversified business model that provides healthy, convenient, and delicious options for busy professionals.

    • Growing industry segment for healthier, super-convenient meals
    • Meal Plans with pre-paid scheduled orders
    • Grab & Go Options for people on the move
    • Community Coolers located in local businesses
    • Smart Kiosk Cooler in strategic locations
    • Event Catering to round out your schedule
    • Restaurant is Available but not required

     

    Meal Prep Franchise Founding

    Our concept was founded by an RN and wellness coach who saw a need for delicious, affordable, convenient meal assembly plans for busy people who want to feel good about the food they put in their bodies.

    The UpFresh Kitchen team is looking for likeminded people who want to expand the brand.

    Learn about the UpFresh Kitchen story and what sets us apart.

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    Meal Prep Business is Big Business

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    Did you know that U.S. revenue from meal assembly franchise kits has soared to more than $1 billion?

    MORE Great Industry Statistics

    • FORBES: QSR Healthy Franchise brands are bulking up their menus with items that are healthy, high quality alternatives to the sugar, fat, and salt-heavy meals provided by traditional fast-food franchises.
    • Fast food market size was valued at $647.7 billion in 2019 and is estimated to reach $931.7 billion by 2027.

    PLUS We offer franchisees:

    • Multiple revenue streams
    • Ease of operations
    • Reasonable staffing requirements
    • Solid supplier relationships
    • Established operating systems and marketing programs
    • Thorough training and support programs
    • Protected territory to grow your local business
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    Excellent Value

    4At UpFresh Kitchen, it’s like you are getting
    FIVE businesses in ONE.

    1. Meal planning
    2. Grab & Go
    3. Community Coolers & Smart Kiosks
    4. In-Restaurant Dining (optional)
    5. Catering and Events

    How much does Up fresh Kitchen Franchise cost?

    Total Investment: $155,700 to $429,900
    Minimum Liquid Capital: $100,000
    Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
    (Refer to our FDD Item 7 for specifics on startup costs.)

    • Gross Revenue $907,221   100%*
    • Cost of good sold $312,665   34.5%*
    • Gross Profit $536,704   65.5%*

    *As detailed in our franchise disclosure document

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    We’re Growing Fast

    How to join the Healthy Food Franchises trend?

    We seek like-minded individuals to help us expand our brand across the South Eastern U.S. Are you ready to open your own UpFresh Kitchen franchise?

    Our current target states include:

    • North Carolina
    • South Carolina
    • Kentucky
    • Virginia
    • Georgia
    • Tennessee
    • Florida

    We will consider requests outside these states for multi-unit owners.

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    We Support You

    Which Franchise Support does Upfresh Kitchen offer?

    Are you ready to bring fresh, tasty, affordable UpFresh Kitchen meal assembly franchises to your area? We can’t wait to help you get started.

    • Site selection guidance and detailed specs for the build-out of your commercial space.
    • Advice on how to establish relationships for community coolers.
    • Initial and ongoing training, plus a confidential, detailed manual for daily operations.
    • Integrated Technologies for  back of house operations, accounting, and more.
    • Proprietary recipes from our corporate kitchen.
    • Branded UpFresh Kitchen marketing programs, materials, and campaigns.
    • Phone and email support, as well as periodic onsite visits from our team.

    We care about our franchisees as much as we do our customers. Join us and you will never feel alone in your business. It’s the perfect way to be in business FOR yourself, but not BY yourself.

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    Meet Our CEO – Levi Barbee

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    Our Founder. As a Registered Nurse and nutrition coach, Levi Barbee knows what a poor diet can do to a person’s overall health. And, he knew there had to be a better, tastier, more convenient and affordable way for people to enjoy healthier meals.

    In 2017, he founded the business that would become UpFresh Kitchen. “If I can do this, anyone can.”

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    Steps to Ownership

    How to own a meal prep franchise?

    Ready to open an UpFresh Kitchen franchise in your community?
    (Customize the following to the franchise)

    Step 1

    Complete the Form and Download our eBook

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    Our eBook provides information about the Meal Prep industry and what sets us apart from the competition.

    Step 2

    Introduction Call
    (5-10 mins)

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    We’ll answer initial questions and talk about qualifications.

    Step 3

    Exploratory Call
    (1 hr)

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    We’ll get to know each other further and share details on how we help you to succeed.

    Step 4

    Complete Candidate
    Profile (10 Mins)

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    Once completed we will:
    - Send you the FDD
    - Introduce you to lending contacts
    - Start the preliminary real estate trade analysis

    Step 5

    Schedule FDD review
    (30-45 mins)

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    - Webinar to review FDD.
    - Speak with President of Franchising to ask questions on FDD, Real Estate, Territories, etc.

    Step 6

    Discovery Day

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    Visit our home office and multiple locations and meet our CEO, Levi Barbee.

    Step 7

    UFAQ/ Franchise Agreements

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    Upon mutual agreement, we will send you your Franchise Agreement.

    Step 8

    YOU are a Franchisee of
    UpFresh Kitchen!

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    Plug into our brand, and aggressively start the site selection, training, and on-boarding process!

    Step 1

    Complete the Form and Download our eBook

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    Our eBook provides information about the Meal Prep industry and what sets us apart from the competition.

    Step 2

    Introduction Call
    (5-10 mins)

    Call Icon

    We’ll answer initial questions and talk about qualifications.

    Step 3

    Exploratory Call
    (1 hr)

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    We’ll get to know each other further and share details on how we help you to succeed.

    Step 4

    Complete Candidate
    Profile (10 Mins)

    Candidate Profile Icon

    Once completed we will:
    - Send you the FDD
    - Introduce you to lending contacts
    - Start the preliminary real estate trade analysis

    Step 5

    Schedule FDD review
    (30-45 mins)

    Talk Icon

    - Webinar to review FDD.
    - Speak with President of Franchising to ask questions on FDD, Real Estate, Territories, etc.

    Step 6

    Discovery Day

    Handshake Icon

    Visit our home office and multiple locations and meet our CEO, Levi Barbee.

    Step 7

    UFAQ/ Franchise Agreements

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    Upon mutual agreement, we will send you your Franchise Agreement.

    Step 8

    YOU are a Franchisee of
    UpFresh Kitchen!

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    Plug into our brand, and aggressively start the site selection, training, and on-boarding process!

    Upfresh Kitchen is ideal for those looking for:

    • Meal Prep Franchises
    • Healthy Meals Delivery
    • healthy food franchises
    • affordable food franchises

    We are looking forward to hearing from you and are excited that you’re interested in getting in on the ground floor of the UpFresh Kitchen brand as we rapidly expand across the nation.

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