Franchise Facts and Questions


Embark on an exhilarating journey with Smart Drinks® where we champion the dynamic force of owner-operated businesses led by hands-on visionaries! As a franchisee, immerse yourself in the vibrant world of active leadership, becoming the charismatic catalyst that fuels a mobile unit's success. We crave franchisees who radiate confidence and motivation, transforming into magnetic 'people persons' who craft a culture that is not only positive but downright inclusive.

Crafting the dream team is the key to unlocking unparalleled success, and as a nutritious beverage franchisee, your role is pivotal. Unleash your ability to inspire and lead with finesse, creating an environment where every team member thrives. Imagine a workplace pulsating with support and engagement, a haven where your team shares your fervor for exceptional customer service and a commitment to a healthy lifestyle.

With your exceptional leadership and team-building prowess, you have the power to sculpt a Smart Drinks® mobile unit into a beacon of positivity and prosperity. Join us in the pursuit of not just a business, but a thriving culture that propels us to unparalleled heights of success!

The Skill Set

At Smart Drinks®, we place a premium on the art of receiving and giving direction. Our triumph is rooted in a meticulously crafted system, honed to perfection over time. We're on the lookout for individuals with the prowess to adeptly recruit and inspire teams, showcasing analytical thinking and a solid grasp of business fundamentals. Choosing franchisees who align with our established system ensures uniformity and optimizes the potential for triumph. It's paramount for franchisees to embrace our proven methodology, using their leadership flair to forge a unified and motivated team. Armed with the perfect blend of direction-taking and direction-giving skills, franchisees confidently navigate the Smart Drinks system, propelling their business toward continuous growth and profitability.

Frequently Asked Questions

Upon completion of your information request submission and initial phone call, along with the thorough review of our comprehensive franchise disclosure document outlining the essential procedures, approval will be granted. Subsequently, we will provide you with detailed financial requirements and assist you in exploring potential locations for a mobile unit. Upon signing the franchise agreement, you will embark on a week-long training program within one of our mobile units.

Our Franchise Fee amounts to $45,000 for a single mobile unit and is a one-time payment made upon signing your Franchise Agreement. The initial franchise fee for a second unit is $30,000.00, with subsequent units priced at $25,000.00 each. To qualify for the discounted franchise fee, additional units must be established within 24 months of the initial franchise.

The expected initial investment, which includes the initial franchise fee for a mobile unit, falls within the range of $194,070 to $222,520. It's important to emphasize that this amount does not include any salaries or supplementary payments to you or your principals. For a second unit, the initial franchise fee is $30,000.00, while subsequent units are priced at $25,000.00 each (to qualify for the discounted franchise fee, additional units must be established within 24 months of the initial franchise).

Royalties for a mobile unit comprise a fixed monthly fee of $800, in addition to a $50 monthly Technology Fee. It's worth mentioning that there is no advertising fee for mobile units, as they inherently serve as moving billboards. More detailed information regarding these fees can be accessed in our Franchise Disclosure Document.

Although we do not offer direct franchise financing for any part of your initial investment, we have cultivated partnerships with several national companies specializing in franchise financing. Additionally, we are registered with the Small Business Administration (SBA). If needed and at the appropriate time, we will facilitate introductions to assist you in securing financing.

No, it is not. Our training process and comprehensive store process manual will equip you with all the knowledge and skills you need.

Smart Drinks® stands out with its diverse array of specialty beverages, particularly our signature smoothies crafted solely from real fruit, distinguishing us from other smoothie establishments that often rely on powders or fruit-flavored syrups. Moreover, we offer a selection of gourmet hot and cold coffees and teas to cater to varying tastes. What's more, our menu features booster supplements by Bluebonnet Nutrition, along with protein powder options that can be added to any beverage, providing consumers seeking an extra boost with both energy and nutritional benefits.

On average, the construction of Mobile Units usually spans 3-5 months. Nonetheless, the specific timeline for launching your smoothie chain franchise may vary depending on factors such as your commitment to procuring a vehicle and the availability of custom-made items and equipment.