Ice Cream Lab: Top Dubai brand offering franchise opportunity

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Ice Cream Lab Franchise LogoIce Cream Lab is a prominent ice-cream franchise brand operating in the Middle-East and North Africa (MENA) region. Although the brand started its journey from California in the United States, it opened its Dubai Headquarters in 2015 and since then has rapidly grown to take the place of one of the top franchises of the Middle-East. The USP of Ice Cream Lab franchise is that they make ice creams instantly in front of their customers. This has really made them a successful frozen food franchise brand. In this article we are going to discuss some necessary details like Ice Cream Lab franchise cost, break up of information required for Ice Cream Lab franchise, area requirements and other details. Keep reading!

Why open an Ice Cream Lab franchise business?

Ice Cream Lab is different from all other ice cream or frozen food franchise brands out there in the market. As the name suggests, its USP lies in is being a lab or laboratory, where ice cream is made in front of the customer and within minutes! That is why, they sell the freshest ice cream you will ever have. The main concept of Ice Cream Lab franchise business is based on the molecular gastronomy freezing concept, where liquid nitrogen is used to instantly freeze fresh ingredients into ice cream. Therefore, each cup of ice cream at the Ice Cream Lab is fresh and tailor-made for the customer.

In which countries does Ice Cream Lab operate franchise business?

As already mentioned above, Ice Cream Lab was first started in Beverley Hills, California. However the Dubai HQ was opened in 2015 and global expansions began next year. At present, Ice Cream Lab franchise business operates in US, UAE, Nigeria, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Oman, Kuwait, and Bahrain. Thus, it is one of the best franchises in Middle-East. The brand is also looking for worldwide expansion. Especially it is looking forward to countries in the South Asia and South-East Asia.

Ice Cream Lab Franchise: Investment and Area Requirements

Now let us come to the most important part of the discussion which is the cost of Ice Cream Lab franchise as well as area requirements. There are three options or modules to choose from when you open an Ice Cream Lab franchise. The smallest one is the kiosk for which you just require 100 to 150 square feet. There will be no seating area for the customers. the second option is a medium-sized 500 square feet Ice Cream Lab cafe where there will be seating arrangements for 10 to 12 people. Alternatively, if you are looking forward to opening a large sized Ice Cream Lab franchise parlor, the area requirement is about 800 square feet and the shop can accommodate 20 to 25 people. So more or less you can say that if you have 500 square feet premise you should be okay to start Ice Cream Lab franchise.


The cost is going to vary greatly depending on the size of franchise store you choose, and the country of your residence. You can check out the cost of Ice Cream Lab franchise in India here. The official website of Ice Cream Lab (franchise page) asks the prospective franchisees how much money in US Dollars they are willing to invest, and the four options are $150,000 - $5,00,000, $500,000 - $1,000,000, $1,000,000 - $2,000,000, and $2,000,000 - $5,000,000. So we can assume that the minimum investment requirement for Ice Cream Lab Franchise in the Middle East is within $500,000,.

How to apply for Ice Cream Lab franchise in Middle East / South East Asia / Other Locations

Let us now talk about Ice Cream Lab franchise application process which can only be done through the official website. If you are interested in taking up this franchise business, please visit the official website of the brand which is icecreamlab [dot] ae [slash] franchise. You will find a form where you need to put your basic personal details, your company details, your business details like your previous experience in franchise business if any, whether you have any prior experience if the food and beverage franchise industry or not, how much you are willing to invest for Ice Cream Lab franchise, the type of franchise like Country Master franchise, Regional franchise, City franchise, single unit and so on.


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