Doc Popcorn

Doc Popcorn

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Doc Popcorn

Doc Popcorn


“World's largest franchised retailer of fresh-popped popcorn”

Country of Origin:
USA
USA

 

Operational/Signed (Outlets)

  • USA - (90)
  • Mexico - (5)
  • Japan - (2)
  • Puerto Rico - (2)
  • Peru  
  • Chile  

Planned/Available

  • UAE
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Kuwait
  • Bahrain
  • Qatar
  • Middle East
  • Asia
  • Worldwide

Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised retailer of fresh-popped kettle-cooked popcorn in the world. Doc Popcorn fills a unique niche by offering the most delicious, high-quality popcorn experience in high-traffic venues such as malls, stadiums and event gathering places including, theme parks, convention centres, festivals and all types of sporting and entertainment arenas. Our passion and mission is creating smiles for all we touch, in all that we do.

Like Starbucks did for coffee and McDonalds did for hamburgers, Doc Popcorn is truly revolutionizing the way popcorn is produced and sold. The kernel to our success is the Doc Popcorn Fresh Pop Flavor System(tm), which empowers franchise owners to create our delicious proprietary popcorn flavors in a way that is simple, efficient, affordable and scaleable. In addition, we provide a variety of flexible business models to help you grow your Doc Popcorn Master Franchise including:

  • Modular PopCarts™ Pops into festivals, sports events, convention centers or other venues easily and efficiently
  • PopKiosk™ Located in shopping mall common areas or transportation hubs
  • PopShop™ Offers great merchandizing opportunities as either an in-line or destination stand alone location

International Training: Doc Popcorn Franchise Masters undergo an extensive week-long hands-on training program in Boulder, CO where they learn everything necessary to run a successful business and become a certified POPrietor. POPrietors will also be trained on-site by a member of our operations team upon opening their location.

On-Going Support: Doc Popcorn prides itself on providing unparalleled support to all of our POPrietors. From Real Estate location assistance, to our Marketing/Brand, Supply Chain and Operation staff our POPrietors enjoy the support of a passionate team that is fully committed to providing the tools necessary for Master Franchise POPrietors to have the opportunity to achieve success.

Unique Business Proposition

  • Following are 10 reasons for why Doc Popcorn has earned recognitions and rankings from Media Outlets including Entrepreneur Magazine, Inc. Magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Fortune.
  1. Largest of its Kind. Doc Popcorn is the largest franchised retailer of fresh-popped kettle-cooked flavoured popcorn in the world.
  2. Unique Concept that makes people smile with a high-quality popcorn experience that is unlike any other. Doc Popcorn uses 100% corn oil, non-GMO popping corn, proprietary flavor blends and other high-quality ingredients, to innovate a wide variety of mouthwatering fresh-popped specialty flavors of popcorn.
  3. Meets Growing Consumer Demands and Trends. According to a recent IRI snack industry report, indulgent, healthier and on-the-go snack items are key drivers in the growing snack market. Doc Popcorn is a delicious, better-for-you snack, that is a great grab 'n' go, sharable snack item.
  4. POPular. Popcorn is one of the World's favorite snacks. The popcorn industry is estimated as a $1B-4.2B in the U.S (IBIS Worldwide and Euromonitor International).
  5. Simple. Most of our fresh-popped flavors are produced on one piece of equipment and you only need one or two additional people to run a unit.
  6. Affordable. You can get started for an estimated initial investment that is much less than a typical food concept.
  7. Scalable. Doc Popcorn has several business models-from mobile to fixed locations-to help you build your Master Franchise Doc Popcorn business
  8. Smiling POPrietors. Our POPrietors (Franchise Partners) can tell you how Doc Popcorn has changed their lives.
  9. Involved Founders with Strong Financial Backing. The founders continue to strategically guide the franchise organization and spent nearly a decade running their own Doc Popcorn locations. Recently, the company was acquired by Dippin' Dots, a 25+ year old brand that brings seasoned franchise expertise and financial strength.
  10. Recognized as one of the hottest snack franchise concepts in the country. We have nearly 100 units open units in 30+ states, Mexico and Japan. We are proud to be ranked among the hottest new franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine two years in a row, and have earned the #59 spot on the Inc. 500 in 2013.
 

Investor Profile
The ideal candidate has restaurant, mall, and high traffic venue experience, as well as key relationships in such venues; along with the know-how and capital to expand throughout the country or region of interest. Capital required case by case given area of interest.

International Licence Fee: Upon Application

 

 


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