Great Harvest Bread Company Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Great Harvest Bread Co. offers retail bread company cafes that currently produce and sell whole-wheat baked goods, made-from-scratch sandwiches, salads, grain bowls, soups, granola, breakfast items, and other products.

How much does a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise cost?

Great Harvest Bread Company has a franchise fee of up to $38,000, with a total initial investment range of $215,592 to $551,762.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $20,000 to $38,000
  • Total Investment: $215,592 to $551,762
  • Working Capital: $4,251 to $52,898
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

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How much does a Great Harvest Bread Company franchise make?

Franchise revenue and profits depend on a number of unique variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your specific situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2017 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 181 franchised Great Harvest Bread Company locations in the USA.

Are there any Great Harvest Bread Company franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2017 FDD data, Great Harvest Bread Company has franchise locations in 43 states. The largest region is the West with 70 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2017

Great Harvest Bread Company is graded based on our most recent research.

Great Harvest Bread Company Franchise Stats

Total Investment

$215,592 - $551,762
Franchise Fee

$20,000 - $38,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
N/A
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
196
2017
181
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
5.0%
Ad Fees
2.5%
# of Franchised Outlets

195

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 293 hours. This includes 93 hours of classroom training and 200 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 200
Classroom 93
Total 293

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Great Harvest Bread Company offers exclusive territories. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise for important details.

Do they provide Veteran or First Responder Discounts?

Yes, unlock to find out the amount of the discount.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1980. The average Bakery franchise began franchising in 2007.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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