Kolache Factory Ranked Among Top Franchises in Entrepreneur’s Highly Competitive Franchise 500(R)
Texas-based chain ranks No. 1 in the Baked Goods Category
KATY, TX / ACCESSWIRE / January 10, 2023 / Kolache Factory, a unique and fast-growing national pastry chain based in Katy, Texas, was recognized as one of the top 500 franchises in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500®, the world’s first, best and most comprehensive franchise ranking. The 44th annual Entrepreneur Franchise 500 is a highly sought-after honor in the franchise industry.
Recognized as an invaluable resource for potential franchisees, the 2023 Franchise 500 ranked Kolache Factory for its outstanding performance in areas including unit growth, financial strength and stability, and brand power. The 40-year-old bakery brand was also ranked #1 in the Baked Goods Category!
Kolache Factory’s hand-held, easy-to-eat pastries stuffed with a variety of fruits, veggies, meats, and cheeses have become a favorite go-to snack or meal for its legions of loyal followers around the country. The company recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and posted yet another year of record-breaking growth with sales up systemwide in 2022.
“We are proud to once again be named to the Franchise 500 and ranked #1 in the Baked Goods category! Anyone who has taken a bite of Kolache Factory’s Czech pastries with a Texas twist understands why people get addicted to kolaches,” said Dawn Nielsen, Chief Operating Officer. “We couldn’t achieve this kind of success without a wonderful corporate team and franchise family that is vigilant about providing quality, freshness, and safe service to local communities across the country. We look forward to continuing this growth in 2023!”
A total of 1,321 brands applied for this year’s Franchise 500 listing, that’s used as a primary research tool for potential franchisees. Several factors, including costs and fees, size and growth, support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability, determine the ranking.
“The past year underscores the extraordinary opportunities that the franchise industry presents for entrepreneurs of all levels,” says Entrepreneur editor in chief Jason Feifer. “The companies named to our 44th annual Franchise 500 list represent some of the most innovative, creative, and trusted brands across many industries and highlight what it takes to build the kind of momentum that drives long-lasting success.”
Over its 44 years in existence, the Franchise 500 has become both a dominant competitive measure for franchisors. Kolache Factory’s position on the ranking is a testament to its strength as a franchise opportunity.
To view Kolache Factory in the full ranking, visit www.entrepreneur.com/franchise500. Results can also be seen in the January/February 2023 issue of Entrepreneur, available on newsstands January 17th.
To learn more about Kolache Factory franchise opportunities, visit www.kolachefactory.com/franchise.
For more information on a Kolache Factory near you, visit www.kolachefactory.com.
About the Kolache Factory
Kolache Factory was founded in 1982 in Houston, Texas, by John and Jerri Banks, who identified a need for a fresh, high-quality breakfast that could be eaten “on the run.” The Bankses encouraged consumers to try the high-quality, fresh pastries filled with fruits, meat and cheeses, and soon they were in high demand for business meetings, family breakfasts, on-the-go lunches and afternoon snacks. Kolache Factory has been recognized as one of the Top 5 Drive-Thrus in America by Food Network, one of the fastest-growing companies in Houston, and one of the top 50 foodservice bakeries in the United States by Modern Baking magazine. In addition, Entrepreneur magazine named it among the top 200+ food-based franchises in 2021 and the #1 Baked Goods franchise in 2022 and 2023. Kolache Factory is privately owned and operated and headquartered in Katy, Texas. For more information, please visit https://kolachefactory.com/
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