BIGGBY® Coffee Named One of 2022's Top Food Franchises By Entrepreneur

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Lansing, Michigan, June 14, 2022 – BIGGBY® COFFEE was recognized as one of the Top Food Franchises in 2022 by Entrepreneur. The ranking, which is featured in the Summer Food and Restaurant issue of Entrepreneur’s StartUps magazine and on, highlights the best food-related franchises, across 31 categories, that applied for the 2022 Franchise 500 ranking. BIGGBY® COFFEE was ranked No. 4 in The Best Of: Coffee category, moving up from last year’s ranking.


The Top Food Franchises ranking is based on information submitted to Entrepreneur for its annual Franchise 500® and is part of the brand’s continuing effort to best understand and evaluate the ever-changing franchise marketplace. To compile this ranking, Entrepreneur gathered the top 200 restaurant and retail food franchises, ranked within their respective categories (e.g. Acai Bowls, Pizza, Candy, Sports Bars, etc.) from this year’s submission. They are ranked based on the scores they received in the 2022 Franchise 500 evaluation process, which examines each brand based on 150+ data points in the areas of costs and fees, size and growth, franchisee support, brand strength, and financial strength and stability.


Entrepreneur’s Top Food Franchises list shows just how much growth food-related businesses have seen recently,” said Entrepreneur Senior Vice President of Franchising Liane Caruso. “Highlighting 200 franchises across 31 various food-related categories shows the extraordinary growth and diversity of options available to today’s entrepreneurs.”


To view BIGGBY® COFFEE in the full ranking, pick up the Summer issue of Entrepreneur’s StartUps magazine on newsstands now or visit


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About The BIGGBY® COFFEE Franchise


The BIGGBY® COFFEE brand, based in East Lansing, Mich., was started with a single store on March 15, 1995. One year later, and on the cusp of opening a second location, Bob Fish and Michael McFall, on a handshake and $4,000, decided to franchise the concept. The brand’s cultural values of Make Friends, Have Fun, B Yourself and Share Great Coffee help coffee-lovers and the coffee-curious alike benefit from a less pretentious and fun approach to the standard gourmet cafe paradigm. Besides connoisseur-worthy drinks with names like Teddy Bear® and Caramel Marvel®, baristas with the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand provide a unique experience focused on brightening their customers’ day and supporting them in building a life they love. The “Big ‘B’” on the orange background caught on, and today the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand has more than 300 cafes across many states including Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, South Carolina, Wisconsin, Kentucky and Florida. In 2018 the BIGGBY® COFFEE brand launched an Area Representative Program and currently has 19 Area Representatives in 9 states.