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16 Handles

  • Liquid Assets$300,000
  • Minimum Net Worth of$500,000

The 16 Handles Brand is in High Demand

Launched in 2008, 16 Handles was New York's first self-serve pay-by-weight frozen yogurt shop and is still #1 in the city.  We give our customers complete and total control over their creation with 16 different frozen yogurts and over 50 different toppings, with a menu offering products like Fro-Yo Cakes, Mega Mixes (take home pints), Toppings to Go, Fro-Yo Sandwiches, Whip-Ups, Waffle Bowls and Cones, Fruit Smoothies, Fro-Yo Hot Cocoa, and more!

16 Handles also offers an eye-catching in-store design, innovative marketing, and an amazing customer experience. We currently have over 40 stores across the East Coast and 150 international stores in development.

Reasons to Invest!
  • #1 Frozen Yogurt Franchise Listed In The 2014 Future 50, Technomic
  • $780,915* AUV, Highest Among Our Competitors**
  • Taste The Difference In Quality – Hand Crafted, Proprietary Products With Kosher, Vegan, and Gluten Free Options Available

* Figures reflect averages for nineteen (19) stores as published under Item 19 of our 2014 Franchise Disclosure Document. As of December 31, 2013, we had twenty seven (27) Franchised Stores in operation, but only nineteen (19) of these Stores were open throughout the entire calendar year. We did not include the revenue figures for the eight (8) Franchised Stores that were not open for the entire 2013 calendar year, nor did we include the revenue figures for the Stores that are owned and operated by us and/or our affiliates. All of the franchisee information contained in Item 19 was provided to us by our franchisees through periodic reports required under the Franchise Agreement.
**Competitors being Yogurtland, Pinkberry, Menchie’s, sweetFrog, Orange Leaf, Red Mango, and TCBY, according to their respective 2014 FDD’s, Item 19

16 Handles - Flaunt Your Flavor

The brand highlights individuality and customization, encouraging fans to “flaunt their flavor” both in their cups and their lives.

16 Handles is a proven concept with established standards, procedures, and an extraordinary POS system to ring up and track sales. With our wide range of beverage and dessert options, there is something on the menu for everyone. Plus, our products are recession-resistant. Since guests pay by weight, they control the cost. They get a premium product at a reasonable price.


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Upcoming Expos

June 15-17, 2017 - New York, NY

International Franchise Expo

The Javits Center

November 2-4, 2017 - Los Angeles, CA

Franchise Expo West

Los Angeles Convention Center

January 18-20, 2018 - Dallas, TX

Franchise Expo South

Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center


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