Swensen’s, Thailand’s Premium Ice Cream

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Swensen’s, Thailand’s largest premium ice cream brand, is a beloved ice cream parlor established in San Francisco in 1948. The company started was founded by Earle Swensen, who learned to make ice cream while serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Today, Swensen’s offers a wide variety of famous signature sundaes accompanied with other lines of exciting well-crafted products with an innovative range of inspiring novelty products to fit with customer’s choices and various occasions.

Swensen's Outlet

In 1986, Minor Food took on the franchise for Swensen’s and developed it into Thailand’s largest premium ice cream brand. Under Minor Food’s direction, the Swensen’s brand has evolved from simple scoops to a variety of sundaes, and today it provides consumers all over Asia with an ice cream experience no other brand can provide.

Additionally, Minor Food acquired the Master Franchise rights to 32 countries across the Middle East and Asia. The first launch of the international franchise took place in 2004.

Having owned, operated, and franchised hundreds of quick serve and fast casual restaurant brand for more than 35 years, Minor has developed easy-to-use franchise operating systems that support the growth and development of the Swensen’s brand and ultimately the success of its franchisees.

Minor International, a multinational company based in Bangkok, Thailand, operates Swensen’s.

The three core businesses of Minor are hotels, restaurants and lifestyle brands distribution, operating over 2370+ Restaurant Outlets, 530+ Hotels.

Swensen’s Currently Operates in these Countries: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand, USA, Vietnam

Type of Franchises Offered by Swensen’s Internationally:

  • Master Franchise Opportunities
  • Area Development Franchise Opportunities
  • Multi-Unit Franchise Opportunities

Swensen’s International Franchisee Profile:

Must be a company or business owner with strong experience in the food business.
Must have the vision to build a dedicated management team.
More than $US one million in start-up capital, or enough to expand five locations in the first year.

Swensen’s franchise opportunities are available for the following Arabian Countries:

Algeria, Bahrain, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and UAE.

The chain now includes about 300 franchise outlets worldwide including locations in the United States, India, Taiwan, Singapore, Cambodia, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, Thailand, Laos and Pakistan.

For more information, visit their website.


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