Zoup! Franchise Review

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Zoup! is analyzed based on our most recent FDD research!

Franchise Information

Zoup! is a franchise system that sells a variety of fresh soups and healthy menu items. They offer catering and are part of the growing fast-casual franchise sector.

What is the upfront requirements to own a Zoup! franchise?

Zoup! has an initial franchise fee of up to $39,900, with a overall initial investment range of $357,900 to $675,500.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $39,900
  • Total Investment: $357,900 to $675,500
  • Working Capital: $7,500 to $20,000
  • Royalty Fee: 6.0%

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How much can I earn by owning a Zoup! franchise?

As with any new business, there should be a strong ROI and net profit potential. The specific franchise owner's income and the profits from a Zoup! franchise opportunity depends on a variety of factors. One way to validate the potential revenues or profits generated from a Zoup! franchise investment is to review the franchisor's Item 19 within their FDD. This is called a financial performance representation. This is not required within a franchisor's disclosure and approximately 68% of all franchisors in our database will disclose financial performance data within Item 19 of their FDD. Some franchisors may provide limited information such as average gross revenues. This type of information is not always helpful to assess profits for you directly. So review average sales data with caution. As expected, usually profits and owner's salary are correspond to the overall size of the initial investment. The larger the initial investment, the higher profits you could expect to see

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How many franchise outlets does Zoup! franchise have?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 80 franchised Zoup! locations throughout the United States.

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 Zoup! franchise opportunities in my area?

Based on 2020 FDD research, Zoup! has franchise locations in 34 states. There may be no locations in several states as each franchise plans their growth strategy differently.


Based on our research this franchise opportunity is expanding into new cities and might be available near you. While planning your franchise purchase, you should be thinking about what is a good location for my business. Anlayze the potential customer base to confirm that the area you are looking at has a need or want for this business. Even the most popular franchises have cities that they are not successful in. The reasons why a specific franchised location can fail are plentiful. You should analyze not only the franchised business itself, but map out areas where you believe the business has a greater chance to succeed.

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Last Reviewed: 2020

Zoup! Franchise DATA

Total Investment
$357,900 - $675,500
Franchise Fee
Franchise agreement
Initial Term
10 Years
Renewal Term
5 Years
Franchise outlet growth
Ongoing fees
ad fees
# of franchised outlets


Does this brand provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 253 hours. This includes 31 hours of classroom training, 222 hours of on-the-job training, and 0 hours of online training. In their FDD they outline who's in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 222
Classroom 31
Total 253

Does this brand offer Territory Protections?

Zoup! offers territory protections. For an explanation of territory rights, unlock this franchise for more details.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes, Zoup! offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more.

When did they start franchising?

They began franchising in 2003. The average Subs, Sandwiches, Soups and Salads franchise began franchising in 1999.

Do they offer lending support?

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

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