Baskin-Robbins USA Franchise

Last Updated on July 22, 2012 by DeanR

Baskin-Robbins USA Franchise

Baskin-Robbins is a franchise for an ice cream shop that also sells frozen beverages. It was founded in 1953 by Burth Baskin and Irv Robbins.

It used to be 2 shops in Glendale, California that the 2 founders merged. They say that they are the largest ice cream franchise in the world. They currently have about 5,000 locations and 2,800 of them are all over the United States. They are available in 30 other countries including Canada, Mexico, Japan, Bahrain, Dominican Republic, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Philippines, Australia, Vietnam, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Bangladesh, China, India, South Korea, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Panama, Taiwan, and Pakistan just to name a few. Baskin-Robbins is famous for their slogan “31 flavors” and “Count the Flavors Where the Flavors Count”. It was sold before the death of Burt Baskins in 1967 and it’s now under the Dunkin Brand.

What are the famous original 31 flavors at Baskin-Robbins?

Black Walnut, Butterscotch Ribbon, Chocolate, Chocolate Chip, Chocolate Mint, Coffee, Date Nut, French Vanilla, Green Mint Stick, Lemon Custard, Maple Nut, Peach, Pineapple Sherbet, Rocky Road, Vanilla, Vanilla Burnt Almond, Strawberry, Raspberry Sherbet, Peppermint Stick, Orange Sherbet, Lemon Sherbet, Lemon Crisp, Fudge Ribbon, Egg Nog, Coffee Candy, Chocolate Ribbon, Chocolate Fudge, Chocolate Almond, Cherry Macaroon, Burgundy Cherry, and Banana Nut Fudge. They have since added 28 more flavours to the list.

They also have soft serve ice cream and the most popular now are the Reese’s and Oreo either on a cup or as a pie. Reese’s and Oreo are also available as Sundae’s. Other Sundae flavours are Banana Royale, Chocolate Cookie Dough, and Brownie Sundae. They have cakes from the classics like Ice Cream Cone cake or Brownie a la Mode, fudge crunch cakes, roll cakes, pies, and up to elegant cakes like Chocolate Dipped Strawberry, Chocolate Mint, Red Velvet, Praline Caramel, and Double Chocolate Chip. You can even create your own sundaes and cakes. For beverages, they have shakes like Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Shake, Strawberry Shake, and Chocolate Chip Shake; Cappuccino Blast like Turtle Cappuccino Blast, Nonfat Original Cappuccino Blast, and Mocha Cappuccino Blast; Fruit Blast like Strawberry Citrus and Wild Mango; Fruit Cream like Mango Fruit Cream, Peach Passion Fruit Cream, and Strawberry Fruit Cream. Fruit Creams are made from real fruit and vanilla soft serve ice cream.

Costs and Requirements Associated with Running a Baskin-Robbins USA Franchise

You need to have a net worth of $1,200,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $600,000. Expect to be investing about $46,000 to $401,000. Franchise fee is $10,000 to $25,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 5.9%. You have the option to put up a kiosk as well. They also have current locations for sale. They don’t allow absentee ownership.

What’s included in the franchise package?

Training is will be at the headquarters and it varies. Training includes you and your crew. You will be given assistance in finding the right location, design, and construction support. There will also be marketing assistance that includes regional franchising. Technical assistance would also be available.

Contact Details

You May Reach Them At:

Address: 130 Royall St. Canton, Massachusetts 02021

Phone: (781)737-3000

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