Tutti Frutti frozen yoghurt is looking to move to Mackay. Photo: Supplied
Tutti Frutti frozen yoghurt is looking to move to Mackay. Photo: Supplied

Global frozen yoghurt franchise eyes new Mackay market

The world’s largest frozen yoghurt franchise is looking to open in Mackay, and now is your chance to be in on the delicious venture.

Tutti Frutti is searching for a franchisee to open a store in Mackay with the backing of the brand’s marketing team.

“This unique opportunity is located in sunny Mackay, where the climate is warm and the locals love delicious cold treats to cool down,” the listing says.

“This is a perfect simple business model for a franchisee keen to own a rewarding business in Mackay.”

The franchise is on offer for $200,000, and the chain’s established business model operates with low overheads such as staffing levels.

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“Tutti Frutti operates their stores easily and efficiently – no experience is required,” the listing says.

“The business operates with a few staff which reduces wages and has an extremely high margin on yoghurt sales with low to no wastage – a perfect start for someone who is keen to take on a rewarding business and be part of the day-to-day running.

Tutti Frutti frozen yoghurt is looking to move to Mackay. Photo: Supplied
Tutti Frutti frozen yoghurt is looking to move to Mackay. Photo: Supplied

“With an easy to operate business model, you’ll be able to keep a great work-life balance.

“Bring your strong work ethic, hands-on attitude, positive outlook and smile to work, and you’re good to go.”

Tutti Frutti has more than 700 stores worldwide and its range offers more than 80 flavours which is continuously added to as more are created.

The business was established in Los Angeles and the chain first opened in Australia in 2011, and has six stores across Victoria and Queensland.

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“Determined to adapt to local conditions and, therefore, maximise the brand potential in Australia and New Zealand, we have spent countless hours and worked with numerous consultants in areas covering store operations, design and marketing, financial modelling, franchising and property sourcing,” the listing says.

“Tutti Frutti did not happen by chance, it is a brand built on strong fundamentals that we believe are key drivers to the success of the business.”


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