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Davie, FL, United States, 2010/08/26 - FROOTS Franchising Companies announces that DuCarr Investments has joined forces to become the first franchisee in New Orleans and has plans to develop multiple locations by end of the year - FROOTS.com.
FROOTS a rapidly growing restaurant franchise, is pleased to announce that DuCarr Investments has joined FROOTS as the first franchisee in New Orleans.
DuCarr Investments, operated by CJ Carr and his partner Angel Manganagua, plans to have their first location opened by fall 2010 in the food court of The Shops at Canal Place. “We are confident that New Orleanians, along with the millions of annual tourists to the city, will make our FROOTS franchise extremely successful,” CJ said.
“From the flavorful wraps to paninis to salads to smoothies, we are thrilled to bring FROOTS healthy lifestyle restaurant to the great city of New Orleans and look forward to developing multiple store locations within the next couple years,” CJ said.
FROOTS Area Developer - Gulf Coast Region, Lynn Barousse, is excited about the rapid growth in 2010. With the first store opening this spring in Covington, LA has now grown to three franchisees and nine locations to be opened over the next couple of years in Louisiana alone, the future looks bright for FROOTS.
FROOTS (froots.com) is a healthy lifestyle quick-service restaurant offering a variety of fruit smoothies, healthy gourmet wraps, salads and paninis. Using only fresh ingredients, FROOTS creates unique flavor profiles to satisfy a culturally-diverse clientele. Currently there are over 50 locations Internationally and Domestically. International locations are currently open in Honduras, Panama, Guam, Singapore and the Turks & Caicos. Locations in UAE, Iraq, Sweden, Dominican Republic, Saudi Arabia and Oman are in development. Expansion plans include opening an additional 500 locations in the next five years. FROOTS was named one of the FAST 55 by the Franchise Times and has made the Top 500 list in Entrepreneur Magazine for the past two years.