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What Was Learned from a Failed FroYo Franchise?

A Menchie's store in Louisville is auctioned off
A Menchie's frozen yogurt store in Louisville is auctioned off. Photo/bmm

28-year old A.J. Russo has already had to deal with failure of his business, a Yofresh Yogurt Café franchise in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.

I‘m Changing My Forecast for Frozen Yogurt Franchises

Last year I predicted that despite the popularity of frozen yogurt concepts like Red Mango and Pink Berry  this franchise segment would slow down and experience the same contraction that took place in the 90’s. I must admit that I was wrong.

Room for More FroYo Franchises?

An iPad sells customers on franchises at a Nashville Tasti D-Lite
 Nashville Tasti D-Lite shop introduces dessert buyers to buy a franchise

While franchisors think the prospects for their own frozen yogurt chain is hot, analysts are cool when it comes to the sector's growth.

Frozen Yogurt Stirs in Ice Cream Sector

Red Mango's Tangomonium frozen yogurt dessert
Red Mango frozen yogurt.  photo/Red Mango

CHICAGO — Comprising 28.4 percent of all desserts on menus, the frozen dessert market is changing.

Red Mango to Open Three Stores in Birmingham Area

Fast-growing frozen yogurt retailer to open first Alabama location in Hoover

Red Mango Introduces Parfaits and Smoothies Nationwide

DALLAS (March 16, 2010) – Red Mango, the fastest-growing retailer of all-natural nonfat frozen yogurt, today announced the expansion of its menu with a new line of probiotic smoothies and