The Original Soup Man Franchise Analysis

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The Original Soup Man is graded based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Facts

How much does an The Original Soup Man business cost to open?

The Original Soup Man has an initial franchise fee of up to $35,000, with a total upfront investment range of $61,500 to $357,000.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
  • Total Investment: $61,500 to $357,000
  • Working Capital: $2,000 to $15,000
  • Royalty Fee: 5.0%

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How much can I earn by owning a The Original Soup Man franchised business?

As with any new franchise, the franchise owner's salary and the revenue from a The Original Soup Man franchise depends on a variety of factors. One way to confirm the potential revenues or profits earned from a The Original Soup Man franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their Franchise Disclosure Document. Usually, earnings and owner's income are equitable to the size of the investment and number of locations you own. Demand for your products, your labor costs, commercial lease rates and a number of other variables also play a large role in your earnings and your personal salary

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How many franchise locations does The Original Soup Man franchise system own?

As of the 2016 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 10 franchised The Original Soup Man locations across the USA.

Did you know there are over 3,000 franchise opportunities across the United States. More than 80% have less than 10 locations.

Are there any The Original Soup Man franchises in my state?

Based on 2016 FDD data, The Original Soup Man has franchised locations in 3 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their development strategy differently. Certain states require franchisors to register their franchise opportunity and file their Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) with state examiners prior to offering franchises to people living in that state. These registration states have examiners review a franchise company's FDD to ensure it complies state regulatory requirements. In addition to registration states, additional states have enacted supplemental franchise or business opportunity laws that mandate franchisors to provide their franchise within the state. In almost all instances the filing is a notice within the state. Unlike franchise registration states, the franchise filing states do not review the FDD.

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Based on the data collected The Original Soup Man is growing into new locations and could be available near you.

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Last Reviewed: 2016

The Original Soup Man Franchise STATS

Total Investment
$61,500 - $357,000
Franchise Fee
$35,000
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
10 Years
Franchise outlet growth
2013
10
2015
10
Ongoing fees
Royalty
5.0%
ad fees
3.0%
# of franchised outlets
10

FAQS

Does this brand provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 85 hours. This includes 40 hours of classroom training, 45 hours of on-the-job training, and N/A hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.


Online N/A
On-the-Job 45
Classroom 40
Total 85

Does this brand provide Territory Rights?

The Original Soup Man does NOT offer territory protections. For an explanation of territorial rights, unlock this franchise opportunity for more details.

Do they have marketing and technology support in place?

Yes, The Original Soup Man offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.


When did they start franchising?

They began franchising in 2004. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2005.


Does The Original Soup Man offer lending options?

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

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