Krispy Kreme Franchise Review

Franchise Facts

Krispy Kreme offers businesses serving a variety of delicious doughnuts, beverages, and related confectionary. They are currently offering international franchising opportunities.

How much does a Krispy Kreme franchise cost?

Krispy Kreme has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $1,287,500 to $2,750,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $12,500 to $25,000
  • Total Investment: $1,287,500 to $2,750,000
  • Working Capital: $75,000 to $100,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Krispy Kreme 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 2018 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 205 franchised Krispy Kreme locations in the USA.

Are there any Krispy Kreme franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2018 FDD data, Krispy Kreme has franchise locations in 31 states. The largest region is the South with 98 franchise locations.

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Last Reviewed: 2018

Krispy Kreme is a Franchise Grade Made The Grade™ franchise, which means it's ranked highly by our analysts!

Krispy Kreme Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$1,287,500 - $2,750,000
Franchise Fee
$12,500 - $25,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
15 Years
Renewal Term
15 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
2010
141
2017
218
Ongoing Fees
Royalty
4.5%
Ad Fees
2.0%
# of Franchised Outlets
218

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 209 hours. This includes 79 hours of classroom training and 130 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 130
Classroom 79
Total 209

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Krispy Kreme does NOT offer exclusive territories.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Krispy Kreme offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1950. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks 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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