Cinnaholic, the vegan bakery acclaimed for serving innovative, gourmet cinnamon roll creations, announced a widespread franchise growth initiative. The strategy positions the brand for expansion into communities in all corners of the U.S., where the award-winning bakery concept intends to give the traditional cinnamon roll a major twist.
“National expansion has always been on the horizon for us,” says Shannon Radke, co-founder of Cinnaholic. “The response we’ve received in our existing locations has been overwhelming—people can’t get enough. We’re eager to continue to grow and serve the most creative, delicious cinnamon rolls to brand new communities across the country.”
Founded in 2009 in Berkeley, California, Cinnaholic is the only gourmet bakery that allows customers to completely customize their cinnamon rolls with more than 20 frosting flavors and topping choices. After gaining national attention following their appearance on ABC’s hit show, “Shark Tank,” the brand later began franchising in 2014 and currently has 13 locations open across the country, with an additional 41 currently in development.
In 2016, Cinnaholic customers enjoyed more than 300,000 cinnamon rolls and goals are in place to surpass 600,000 rolls in 2017. Each Cinnaholic roll is 100 percent vegan and free of dairy, eggs or cholesterol, allowing guests to enjoy their delectable creations without concern over certain dietary or allergy restrictions.
Cinnaholic plans to enter key markets such as Colorado, Florida, North Carolina, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Utah, Texas, California, Maryland, and Virginia this year and is currently accepting franchisee inquiries.
Entrepreneurially spirited individuals interested in investing in the Cinnaholic franchise will receive a full suite of support services ranging from initial and ongoing training to sales and marketing support. Tailored to owners and operators that place value in strong ties to the community, the franchise model provides structure and scalability.