SAN DIEGO -- Biz-op firm Fresh Healthy Vending International Inc. is expanding outside North America and said it has appointed master franchisors to get its international business off the ground. World Franchise Associates and Global Franchise Partners have partnered with FHV to seek out potential master franchise deals and replicate the business model in the U.S.
At the October 2013 World Franchise Conference in Dubai, FHV was among more than 40 emerging international companies presenting their brands and franchises to more than 250 investors and delegates from the Middle East and North Africa markets.
According to Fresh Healthy Vending, WFA and GFA will assist in recruiting master franchisors and joint venture partners the Persian Gulf region. WFA will also focus on the UK. market and GFP will focus on other regions.
Rather than securing royalties, Fresh Healthy Vending said it will treat the respective master franchisor as a partner in a joint venture, maintaining ownership of at least 25% of each office.
The San Diego-based business opportunity says it has more than 205 franchisees in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico and the Bahamas, and more than 2,300 machines in the field.