Chain: Tasti D-Lite

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 […]

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 Adds Fall Flavors: Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie

Tasti D-Lite, the lower-calorie frozen dessert chain with a fanatical following among health-conscious consumers as well as celebrities, has launched two new limited time fall flavors. Apple Pie and Pumpkin Pie will be available through mid-November. Tasti D-Lite is also offering cinnamon and graham cracker crumbs as toppings for fall. “We think Apple Pie and […]

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 […]

New Flavors for Tasti D-Lite’s “Strawberry Summertime”

Continuing its "Strawberry Summertime" promotion, frozen dessert chain Tasti D-Lite is introducing a new flavor, the Strawberry Tart 'n Tasti, that will be available today through July 22. "Strawberry Summertime" will also highlight Tasti D-Lite's existing strawberry flavors, including strawberry, strawberry banana, strawberry cheesecake, strawberry colada, and strawberry shortcake. "Strawberry is such a great flavor […]

Tasti D-Lite Debuts New Kid Flavors

Tasti D-Lite will debut two new flavors April 2. The flavors—bubble gum and cotton candy—are perfect for kids. Tasti’s other kid-friendly flavors include marshmallow, s’mores, and PB&J. “We really wanted to create something that kids would love with our new flavors and what do kids like more than cotton candy and bubble gum?” says Donna […]

Tasti D-Lite Prepares for Expansion in Middle East

Tasti D-Lite recently announced its next phase of expansion in the Middle East. Al-Himmah International Limited signed an international master franchise agreement to expand Tasti D-Lite into six Middle Eastern countries, including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar, Lebanon, and Jordan, with plans to open its first two locations in Saudi Arabia in March 2012. The […]

Tasti D-Lite Growth Strategy Focuses on Innovation

Tasti D-Lite, the great-tasting, better-for-you frozen treat chain, achieved unprecedented growth in the first half of 2011. The chain has signed new development agreements for Tampa, Florida, for several counties in New York and Connecticut, and for a network of non-traditional sites across the country, totaling 104 locations. Additionally, Tasti D-Lite recently opened its first […]

Tasti D-Lite Will Reward Your Healthy Habits

This month, frozen treat chain Tasti D-Lite launched the Tasti Healthy Habit Search, a nationwide, year-long contest to find people whose healthy habits, including eating Tasti D-Lite, have improved their life and health. In the first weeks of the contest, hundreds of Tasti D-Lite customers from across the country entered, sharing how Tasti D-Lite has […]

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