Yogurtland, which in 2006 pioneered the self-serve frozen yogurt concept that is now sweeping across the nation, today announced the company has been named to the prestigious Inc. 500/5000 list. With 168% growth over the past three years, Yogurtland debuts at number 2201 on the Inc. 5000 list, is the only frozen yogurt brand on the list and is among the top six restaurant/food service brands included.
For Korean-born entrepreneur Phillip Chang, this honor recognizes the hard work the Yogurtland team has put into growing the very best frozen yogurt brand in the country.
“We are honored to be listed among these high quality companies,” said Phillip Chang, CEO and founder of Irvine, Calif.-based Yogurtland, which now has more than 245 locations.
“Our focus on using the world’s best ingredients to make our proprietary custom-flavored frozen yogurt and sorbets, and a delightful customer experience is matched only by our focus on treating our employees and franchisees with respect and compassion. This recognition reinforces the positive business growth that stems from having the right priorities.”
As the frontrunner in the recent frozen yogurt industry surge, Yogurtland is one of the nation’s first and largest self-serve frozen yogurt brands. The company has transformed the industry by reshaping a popular trend into a growing business by redefining dessert and delivering ultimate culinary experience. Industry-watchers Franchise Chatter validates Yogurtland’s leadership position by naming the company the No. 1 frozen yogurt franchise for investors. *
At Yogurtland’s self-serve frozen yogurt shops, guests are greeted by a bright, contemporary décor and wall of sweet and tart yogurt flavors and a premium-topping bar filled with healthful and indulgent options. Paying by the ounce, guests can choose among 16 yogurt flavors to create their own delicious frozen treat and top it off their way.
Separating Yogurtland from competitors is the company’s team of flavorologists who develop the proprietary recipes for the brand’s more than 50 different and customized flavors. Whether traditional or exotic, each flavor uses real ingredients sourced from their original locations. By controlling the entire frozen yogurt-making process, Yogurtland has raised the standards for flavors and quality to new heights and much to the delight of millions of fans.
Naturally occurring calcium and Vitamin D make Yogurtland yogurt a healthful, refreshing treat. Fruit flavors are also fortified with Vitamin C. All of Yogurtland’s frozen yogurt flavors meet the National Yogurt Association Criteria for “live and active culture frozen yogurt” and are produced in a kosher-certified facility. Yogurtland features non- and low-fat yogurt flavors as well as non-dairy and no sugar added choices.
Presently there are more than 245 locations across the U.S., Australia, Guam, Mexico and Venezuela with more than 50 additional locations scheduled to open over the next six months. For franchising information, visit http://www.yogurt-land.com/franchise.
* In naming Yogurtland as its No. 1 best franchise for investors, Franchise Chatter reports that the brand has the highest sales volume in the industry and has had an influential impact on the entire sector.