Witness explosive growth (over 400% per annum) in a sluggish economy:Kona Ice® is the most innovative new concept in the franchise industry. With over 300 franchise units in 41 states in less than 5 years, Kona Ice® is PROVEN, PROFITABLE, STABLE, and downright FUN
Extremely low overhead
- 6% food cost
- No real estate expenses
- Single person operation per unit
- Multi-unit expandability
- Fully contained and completely mobile
- Incredible franchisee buying power
Meet KEV: Our Kona Entertainment Vehicle
This state-of-the-art truck is literally a mobile billboard for your business. Palm trees, beach scenes, & tropical music - customers escape to your tropical island paradise!
- Drives in anywhere, anytime, ready for business
- Fully equipped to serve thousands per day
- Over 30 cubic feet of in our custom designed cold plate freezer system
- Patented shaver fills hundreds of cups per hour
- Patented self-serve flavor dispensing system
You're Looking at Proven Success with Kona
No longer a question of "will it work?" or "where will it work best?" Kona Ice® is a proven winner with the masses, from New Hampshire to Califronia. How do we know?
- Franchisee expectations are constantly exceeded!!!
- 75% of franchisees are purchasing a second truck with in 2 years
- Simply Put: Kona Ice is a FUN, WILD, & WONDERFUL Experience
Kona doesn’t just sell gourmet shaved ice. Kona brings an unforgettable experience that appeals to the kid in all of us.
- Crowds grow like crazy wherever Kona Ice® arrives
- Tropical music rocks from BOSE® enhanced sound system
- Everyone’s served the finest gourmet shaved ice on the planet
- Serve yourself at Kona’s signature FLAVORWAVE®
- Choose from an endless variety of exotic flavor combinations
Although some franchisees enjoy the down months, Kona continually focuses efforts on providing serving solutions for profitability no matter the season.
Kona Mini is a smaller, more agile version of the KEV designed for indoor events and smaller outdoor venues. The opportunities are endless.
The Kona Brand has Become Synonymous with FUNdraising
Booking Kona is the fastest, easiest way to raise BIG BUCKS for schools, sports teams, and non-profit organizations. Good news like that spreads quickly resulting in effortless bookings and repeat sales
- Kona promotes percent of sales GiveBacks and Prepaid Card programs
- Kona has given back over $10 MILLION to local communities to date
- Community involvement further enhances the Kona Brand
Signature FLAVORWAVE™ is Key to Brand Loyalty
Kona's favorite feature for customers young and old is the "go ahead" to load up their
shaved ice with tropical flavors to their hearts content. Does it get any better than this?
No way. Flavors are inexpensive. Repeat business is money!
- Complete self-serve flavor dispensing system
- Trademarked, patented, award winning design
Kona's unique and delicious entertainment experience has key repeat customers booking regular visits way in advance.
- Schools reward students with regular Kona visits
- Parents, kids and staff alike say Kona Day is best day of the week at Day Care
- Sports teams and leagues invite Kona to the ball park whenever there's a crowd
- Businesses book Kona as a special break time treat for employees
- Birthday parties, church festivals, block parties, company picnics