If you are a food lover and want to use your passion for your business, you can definitely think of fast food franchise business. Here is a list of the top franchises in the fast food industry according to the study of 2016. You can select the ideal one amongst them.
Papa John’s Pizza
It is an American company for fast food. Both the formats of home deliveries and take-outs are possible with this popular chain of restaurants. Although, some outlets are present with the dine-in options, they mostly operate with a home delivery option. According to the data of 2015, around 4000 franchised units are present in the world.
Jack In The Box
Founded in the year 1951, Jack in the Box is a fast food restaurant based in America. Though the headquarters are present in California, it serves from more than 2000 locations. The main items are the cheeseburger or the hamburger sandwiches, rolls and the tacos.
Specialist in sandwiches and specializing in the delivery, Jimmy John’s was founded in the year 1983. The franchising was introduced from the year 1993. It is now serving from more than 2500 locations in around 46 states.
This is the fast food chain, which has undergone several corporate ownership changes, since 1960. According to the reports of 2015, the number of operating franchise units are 1894. Their key products are French fries, milkshakes and hamburgers.
It was founded in the year 1955 and started franchising since then. More than 29000 franchised units are present around the world now. They mainly serve high-quality burgers, salads, desserts, chicken, breakfast meals, soft drinks, French fries, milkshakes and coffee.
It is a drive-in restaurant based in the Oklahoma city of America. The menu mainly includes the chili dogs, onion rings, hamburgers, French fries, corn dogs and sandwiches. The drink option includes the milkshakes, soft drinks, soda and slush.
It is an American chain of pretzel shops opened by Anne Belier and her husband. The menu includes beverages, dips and pretzels that consist of all kinds of baked goods. Homemade baking mixes are also available in the stores and outlets.
Founded in the year 1945, and started franchising from 1984, Carl’s Jr is one of the popular fast food chains in the world. As of the reports of March 2016, it possesses around 3664 company-operated restaurants or franchised units in 44 states. It mainly deals with the fast food products like the burgers, hot dogs, French fries, malts, shakes, soda, chili dogs, sandwiches etc.
Cold Stone Creamery
This company was founded in the year 1988, but started franchising since 1994. The main product of this company is ice-cream and they specialize depending on the location. It has also expanded with the main products like, cookie sandwiches, smoothies, shakes, ice cream cakes, blended or iced coffee drinks.
This is a fast food chain based in the US, which mainly specializes in hot submarine sandwiches. It was introduced, in the year 1994, by the firefighter brothers Chris Sorensen and Robin. Their main products are hot subs and submarine sandwiches. They also offer hot dips or sauces in various ranges of tastes and intensities.
All the companies that are mentioned above are being judged by their stability, financial strength, growth and size. The judgment also considers the number of years, the companies are operating and the numbers of franchise units are successfully running. This article will surely provide you a clear picture about the franchise business of the fast food industry all around the world.