They say that when an investment is an option, food being the major product would be a great idea, especially in the Philippines. Filipinos love to eat – no, wait – we love to eat great food even when we’re in a rush, particularly those from trusted food chains. Recently, food kiosks had become a trend, as well. You’ll see food kiosk franchise options everywhere, especially on social media.
With these food kiosk franchise businesses you’ll see around public places, we can’t help but wonder if they’re a good investment. If they are, how do you get in the loop? The following are a few food kiosk franchise business ideas in the Philippines:
Probably one of the most popular food kiosk franchises you’ll see around public places like the malls, public markets, and schools, among others, is Potato Corner. As per research, this is one of the most promising among all other franchised businesses in the country.
Tagged as the World’s Best Flavored Potato Fries, it has become one of the strongest and leading brands in the food industry for 25 years now. Guess what? To date, it has more than 1,100 branches around the world. Potato Corner started enticing the Filipinos’ tastebuds since October 1992 while it opened for a franchise in the following year.
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How to Franchise
While Potato Corner is open for business partners in the country, it requires a protocol for a franchisee to follow. Among them are the following:
- Secure Permits
- Search for Manpower
- Cover Rent Expense/s
- Find Location/Space
The School Cart Package
The estimated cost of the investment may range from Php200,000.00-Php250,000.00. Also, when availing this package requires an area located within a school property whose market will only be limited to Students and Faculty Members. Yes, this is how particular Potato Corner is.
The Standard Cart Package
With the said package, there are no specific rules as to whose market will only be served. In terms of the investment, it may range from Php400,000.00 -Php450,000.00.
The Customized Store Package
The said package may seem cheaper than the rest, but you have to note that the construction cost will be added to the total investment. Its estimated cost for investment may range from Php 450,000.00 to Php 550,000.00, depending on the area of your preference.
How to Start Your Application
Potato Corner is open for business to every single Filipino capable of handling such and meeting its expectations. The moment that you send them an e-mail for inquiry, they will walk you through every step from specific requirements to your package preferences, approval of your proposed site, and the store opening.
When eyeing for a feasible business location, make sure it is located in a busy area.
You’ve probably noticed quite a number of malls and even train stations not ever missing a single Master Siomai Food Kiosk. This is another favorite, especially to those in a rush, but aiming to grab a quick snack. The company hit the food kiosk franchising in 2007 under the business name MC Master Siomai Hut, Inc. It is dubbed as the Philippines’ leading manufacturer and distributor of one of the Pinoy Favorites – siomai products.
Unlike Potato Corner, this food kiosk franchise only offers one package which costs Php 280,000.00. The said package does not include expenses for permits, location, and manpower. Complete inclusions are as follows:
- 1 Unit – Japanese Inspired Food Cart
- 1 Unit – 5 cu. ft. Chest Freezer
- 1 Unit – Acrylic Plastic Juicer
- 1 Unit – Food Steamer
- 1 Unit – Complete Food cart Kitchen wares and plastic wares.
- 1 Unit – Initial Food and Paper Products ( approximately P 7,000 )
- Complete Set of Crew Uniforms
- Cleaning Supplies
- Marketing Collaterals
You’ll find more information when you visit their website.
For specific inquiries, you may:
1. Visit their Main Office at 88 C. Arrelano St., Brgy. Ibaba, Malabon City, Metro Manila Philippines.
2. E-mail them at email@example.com.
3. Contact them at (02) 8-709-5288 or (02) 8-709-0901
When in search of wise investments, food kiosk franchise business in the Philippines is probably one of the best ideas. Just make sure you’re prepared with all the challenges that come with it from the application process to your store opening until you reach the realm of success as an entrepreneur.