Costa Mesa, CA (RestaurantNews.com) Nékter Juice Bar, America’s leading authentically fresh and healthy juice bar experience, had an exceptionally fruitful year in 2022 that continued into the first quarter of 2023 by expanding coast-to-coast into more than 30 new markets. Now as the brand approaches the opening of its 200th U.S. location, Nékter Juice Bar will bring its delicious and nutritious menu offerings to even more communities from California to Maryland, Arkansas to South Dakota, and Illinois to Tennessee in the next few years.
Along the way, the thriving healthy lifestyle brand has maintained one of the top Average Store Sales in the industry at $1,032,632 Top Quartile Average Sales per the brand’s 2022 Franchise Disclosure Document and will soon announce several new inspired menu offerings and exciting menu and marketing collaborations with likeminded national brands.
The markets where new locations are already open or in development include:
- Flagstaff, Arizona
- Bentonville, Arkansas
- Bakersfield, Chula Vista, Oxnard, Palm Springs and San Jose, California
- Meridian, Idaho
- Chicago, Illinois
- Valparaiso, Indiana
- Dubuque, Iowa
- Gambris, Maryland
- Louis, Missouri
- Bozeman, Montana
- Wayne, New Jersey
- Albuquerque, New Mexico
- Edmond and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
- Sioux Falls, South Dakota
- Nashville and Murfreesboro, Tennessee
- Adeline, Texas
- Kirkland and Tacoma, Washington
- Riverton, Utah
- Virginia Beach, Virginia
While Nékter is selling out territories such as Maricopa County, Arizona, the brand also seeks to ramp up non-traditional locations, opening in several Kowalski’s Markets in Minnesota and on campus at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Arizona. Recently, Nekter has opened several ghost kitchens in Redwood City, California, Columbus, Ohio, and Indianapolis, Indiana.
“With our continuous focus on providing a healthier alternative to fast food and other unhealthy options even within our own juice bar category, Nékter Juice Bar has become a favorite of health-conscious consumers across the country,” said Steve Schulze, co-founder and CEO of Nékter Juice Bar. “Our mission is to make healthy living accessible and enjoyable for everyone and our steady expansion is a critical step in achieving that goal.”
Since its founding in 2010 in Southern California, Nékter Juice Bar has offered a wide range of fresh and nutrient dense juices, superfood smoothies, acai bowls, and healthy snacks all made with fresh, whole ingredients and without artificial flavors, colors or preservatives. With new locations all across the map, Schulze is proud to be at the forefront of the movement and bringing authenticity and ingredient integrity back into the fold. “We look forward to welcoming new guests to Nékter Juice Bar and helping them achieve their health and wellness goals.”
About Nékter Juice Bar
As the pioneer of the modern juice bar experience and the champion of menu transparency and ingredient-integrity, Nékter Juice Bar was founded in 2010 to nourish America’s increasing appetite for plant-based, healthy food options that promote and support various lifestyles and diet preferences. With a steady eye on innovation, the health and wellness brand offers a delicious menu of freshly made, clean and nutrient-rich juices, superfood smoothies, acai bowls, wellness shots, cold-pressed “Grab N’ Go” juices, healthy snacks, and several natural cleanse options to help guests live “Better with Nékter.” At its core, Nékter believes that “healthy” can taste great, be easily accessible, and be affordable too.
Now with 330 locations open or in development, Nékter is an industry leader in the truly healthy juice bar category with one of the top Average Store Sales in the industry at $1,032,632 Top Quartile Average Sales, per the brand’s 2022 Franchise Disclosure Document. Recent industry recognition includes being named multiple times to the Entrepreneur Top Food Franchises list and earning a spot on the Inc. 5000 Honor Roll, reserved only for companies named to the Inc. 500 at least five times. Since opening its first location in 2010, Nékter has received tremendous recognition from multiple leading business and restaurant industry authorities such as Franchise Times, Nation’s Restaurant News, Newsweek, QSR Magazine, Restaurant Business, and more. Recently, Nation’s Restaurant News ranked Nékter in the top 250 restaurant brands in the country.
Nékter continues to seek qualified franchise partners, including single-unit, multi-unit and multi-brand operators, who will benefit from one of the healthiest revenues in the industry, a low initial investment, competitive franchise fees, exceptional support from an experienced team, and robust loyalty program which now boasts more than 1 million guests. Veterans will also benefit from a 10% reduction in franchise fees among other incentives.
For more information about the brand or franchising opportunities, please visit NekterJuiceBar.com.
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