Chain: Planet Smoothie

Planet Smoothie Unveils New Dragon Fruit Smoothies

Make it a superfruit summer with one of Planet Smoothie’s new smoothies featuring organic and antioxidant-rich dragon fruit. These bright pink, Instagram-worthy, limited time smoothies will be available beginning April 29. The Berry Dragon Fruit Breeze smoothie is blended with dragon fruit, açaí, strawberries, raspberries, pineapple, and almond milk. The Dragon Fruit Lemon Splash is blended with dragon fruit, […]

Planet Smoothie Unveils Smoothie Bowls Nationwide

Planet Smoothie rolled out Smoothie Bowls nationwide for a limited time. Previously available at select locations, customers everywhere can now enjoy Smoothie Bowls until the end of the year. The Amazon Kick Bowl and Nutty Brazilian Bowl both feature Sambazon açaí, the first and only certified organic, fair trade açaí, and are both a heartier […]

Kahala Acquires Both Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite

Scottsdale-based Kahala Brands announces it now controls 100 percent of the Planet Smoothie and Tasti D-Lite franchise brands headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee. This purchase expands Kahala Brands' smoothie concept portfolio to three nationally recognized brands, strengthening its leadership position in the healthy treats segment. "Planet Smoothie, currently operating over 100 stores with many openings slated over the […]

Co-Branding With Planet Smoothie Gets Results

On opposite sides of the country, Craig Accardo and Linda Read were hearing the same message from other multi-unit franchise owners: If you are looking for an ideal franchise co-brand for your existing locations, you need to check out Planet Smoothie. Accardo, who owns four locations of a pretzel franchise in the Orlando, Florida, area, […]

Planet Smoothie Launches Low-Calorie Line

Planet Smoothie has launched PLANET LITE – a new line of 10 smoothies with fewer than 300 calories.  “Smoothies are one of the largest and fastest growing beverage segments, so we’re thrilled to announce the addition of our PLANET LITE line to our permanent menu for consumers who want great tasting, lower calorie options,” says […]

Jim Amos Steps Down as CEO of Tasti D-Lite, Planet Smoothie

Franchise leader Jim Amos announced he is stepping down as CEO of Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie at the end of 2012 to move forward with other endeavors, including serving on the boards of various franchise companies and focusing on his advocacy in franchise and veterans’ affairs.  Following Amos’ departure as CEO, Peter D. Holt, […]

Tasti D-Lite, Planet Smoothie Waive Franchise Fees for Vets

Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie are waiving 100 percent of the franchise fee for military veterans through the remainder of 2012. This incentive equates to $30,000 in savings to veterans interested in owning a Tasti D-Lite, Planet Smoothie, or dual-brand store. Tasti D-Lite and Planet Smoothie CEO Jim Amos is a Marine Corps veteran who […]

Planet Smoothie Lauds its Lemonade Days of Summer

Planet Smoothie, a chain known for serving low-cal, low-sugar, real-fruit smoothies, launched its "Lemonade Days of Summer" promotion, which features three new lemonade smoothies from today until Aug. 5. The Pucker is made with lemonade, raspberries, and orange sherbet; the Squeeze is a classic lemonade smoothie; and the Crunch is made with creamy yogurt and […]

Planet Smoothie Goes Light on New Line

Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company, announced the launch of Planet Light, which includes more than 20 smoothies under 300 calories. Planet Light smoothies are sweetened with LeanLeaf, Planet Smoothie’s proprietary sweetener made from a blend of Agave and Stevia plants, which is all natural and contains no sugar. With the introduction of Planet Smoothie’s […]

Take Your Planet Smoothie Consumption to the ‘Pro’ Level

Planet Smoothie, a Petrus Brands company, announced the launch of Planet Pro, a protein meal replacement powder. Planet Pro is offered in light and regular formulas, both of which can be utilized as meal replacements based on their protein, calories, and carb counts. Planet Pro Light features 25 grams of protein, 160 calories, two grams […]

Planet Smoothie Welcomes New Franchisees

Planet Smoothie’s Franchise U, a series of seminars held for interested potential franchisees, awarded $35,000 in franchising fees to the winners of their grand prize and first prize giveaways.

Raving Brands ‘Not a Sinking Ship’

Raving Brands puts two more concepts on the chopping block but maintains there’s still momentum at the company. One on one with company President Daryl Dollinger.