Blue Sky Creamery Franchise

Last Updated on July 22, 2012 by DeanR

Blue Sky Creamery Franchise

Blue Sky Creamery is a franchise of Nitro Ice Cream stores.  This method of ice cream creation was discovered in 1999 by friends, TJ Paskach and Will Schroeder who were then students at Iowa State University.

Blue Sky Creamery Franchise Information

A year after they discovered the use of Nitrogen to “flash-freeze” ice cream, their company was formed. They featured their prototype at the 2000 Iowa State Fair. In 2001, the second prototype was presented at the Iowa State Fair, the Clay Country Fair, and the Tulsa State Fair. It became a hit. People were so eager to try this ice cream with incredible texture and flavour.  In 2002, they opened the first Blue Sky Creamery in Ankeny, Iowa. In 2004, they started franchising and stores opened up in Minnesota, in West Des Moines, Iowa and St. Louis, Missouri. In 2009, their ice cream and gelato was made available online. A large range of Ice creams are avilable at Blue Sky Creamery.
This new and modern way to freeze ice cream has made the ice cream experience even more pleasurable with its smooth texture.  With the nitro freeze machine, it flash freezes the ice cream keeping all the air out, the flavour in-tact, and makes the ice smoother than any other ice cream. What flavours do they have? They have Banana, Black Raspberry, Cappuccino, Caramel, Cinnamon Toast, Cookie Dough, Cookies N’ Cream, Cotton Candy, Double Chocolate, Egg Nog, German Chocolate, Green Apple, and that’s only half of it. They also offer Gelato’s in Crema Di Coco, Pistachio, and Passionate Pomegranate. Another treat are their Ice Cream Pies that are available on all seasons like Black Raspberry & Chocolate, Caramel & Choco Combo, and Double Chocolate Delight . Some Ice Cream Pies are available only on season like Key Lime that are available July-August and Strawberry Supreme on January-March. Now why is it only available on season? Each fruit are at its best on certain seasons and they serve it only at its best.
This is an ice cream store that has everything an ice cream lover could ever ask for. They even offer packages for corporate events and special occasions. They have the option for you to personalize the labels. It has been the favourite of those visiting Iowa and it’s hard that you have to go there to experience their ice cream that’s why they made it available online. And what could be better? Having a franchise in your own locality.

Costs and benefits associated with running a Blue Sky Creamery Franchise

What are the requirements to franchise Blue Sky Creamery? They have a net worth requirement of $150,000 and liquid assets of $25,000. Total investment would be at around $98,300-$157,500. Franchise fee is at $15,000 and royalty fee is 6-8%. This is for a term agreement of 6 years and is renewable.  You may want to contact them directly to ask for availability of franchise in your state.
What’s included on the franchise package? Two weeks of training at the headquarters for you and your assistants, support in layout and equipments, onsite training when you start up, marketing and technical support for the equipments.
This is a great Franchise Opportunities that is worth further investigation.

How to contact Blue Sky Creamery for Franchise Information

You may reach them at:
Phone: (515) 268-4336
Address: 1323 XB Place, Ames, Iowa 50014
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