Jamba Juice

Quick service restaurants including Greek concepts offer fresh yogurt options.
March 2014

Yogurt provides operators with versatility in multiple dayparts.

Jamba Juice announced that tennis star Venus Williams has joined the company as a franchise partner and will help the brand enter the Washington, D.C., market.

James White, chairman, president, and CEO of...

 

Jamba Juice announced the completion of its refranchise initiative, originally announced in May 2009, with the sale of 41 stores in the Chicago/Minneapolis markets to J J Maa, Inc.

The company was successful in completing the sale of 173 stores, exceeding the original...

 

In an alliance designed to get mouths watering, Popcorn, Indiana, a gourmet snack maker, is popping up in all Jamba Juice locations in North America.  Two of Popcorn, Indiana's best sellers, the original...

James D. White, chairman, president, and CEO of Jamba, led a delegation of company executives to the nation’s capitol last week visiting several senior Obama administration officials. 

The meetings were organized to promote the company’s long...

April 2011

What do Bic underwear, Harley-Davidson wine coolers, and Jamba Juice soup have in common? They’re all ways companies have tried to extend their brands—and they all failed.

It shouldn’t have been a surprise that the rough and manly image of the Harley brand wouldn’t...

Jamba Juice added three new smoothie flavors to its menuboard this week, the first smoothies from the company to feature vegetables in its smoothie mix.

Susan Shields, senior vice president and chief marketing officer for Jamba Juice, said in an e-mail to QSR that in the company...

Jamba Juice Company announced the launch of the Jamba Juice “Ambassadors of Wow” campaign, a year-long contest to find a group of 100 local ambassadors, eight of which will be chosen to become national representatives of the brand. The contest, which will run in stages throughout the...

March 2011

Just last year, women crossed the 50 percent threshold in the U.S. workforce, and for the first time in history represent the majority of working Americans. Even in our own industry, more than 50 percent of restaurants are now owned by women—a statistic released by the National Restaurant...

Inventure Foods, a leading food manufacturer, will begin expansion of its licensed, make-at-home Jamba All Natural Smoothies to the East Coast and Midwest next month, resulting in full national distribution of the product line this year.

The new distribution will supplement the...

Jamba Juice and SYGMA, a national foodservice distribution company owned by Sysco Corporation, announced their plans to form a supply chain distribution alliance.

The proposed alliance will enable Jamba to consolidate distribution channels and achieve greater efficiencies in their...

Jamba Juice Company received a nod of approval from Parents Magazine in its February issue, which counted the Jamba-branded Yogurt and Sorbet Bars among their Parents 25 Best Snacks for 2011. Products that made the list were identified by four nutrition experts and then taste-tested by...

Jamba Juice and the SPC Group, a food-specialty company operating more than 4,500 stores, announced the grand opening of their first international Jamba Juice location in South Korea.

The store opened in the Incheon International Airport, the primary airport serving the Seoul area...

Jamba Juice announced that it will be adding organic slow-cooked, steel-cut oatmeal to its breakfast menu.

The steel-cut oats will be made with minimal processing, which helps to retain many of the wholesome aspects of the grain. The oats are then slowly...

Jamba Juice Company announced the launch of Jamba Probiotic Fruit and Yogurt Blends—healthy, refreshing yogurt drinks made with Jamba's specially formulated Probiotic Boost. Containing more than 500 million active cultures per serving, Jamba's Probiotic Fruit and Yogurt Blends...

Jamba Juice Company and Drybar announced today that its CEOs will team up on the Dec. 16 episode of Bloomberg Television's "Bloomberg The Mentor" to discuss how a small business with overnight success can sustain and grow in an increasingly popular market. With more than 25 years...

December 2010

Reporting by Blair Chancey, Sam Oches, Daniel P. Smith, Robin Van Tan, Barney Wolf & Lori Zanteson

1. BK Sold to Brazilian Investors

Becoming the decade’s biggest restaurant buyout,...

The traditionally smoothie-focused chain is trying its hand at coffee offerings.
September 2010

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Wendy's takes Top Food crown among chains with more than 5,000 units, while In-N-Out is tops in the less-than-5,000 category.
Jamba Juice CMO says the chain's Cheeseburger Chill "commercial" was not a slight on McDonald's and its new line of smoothies. In fact, she says, Jamba welcomes McDonald's to the segment.