July 22, 2011: Café Chocolade, earlier known as CAD-B, an exclusive ‘chocolate focused’ thick shake, ice creams and dessert place from the house of Pune based AP Confectionary Pvt. Ltd. has joined hands with Francorp India a part of Franchise India Group to expand its novel concept across India, through franchising route.
Café Chokolade is among the few exclusive ‘chocolate focused’ thick shake and cold dessert company in India. The company has been a great success in the Cad shakes, thick shakes and other specialties like chocolate sandwich, chocolate shots etc.
Presently, they have 95 franchisee outlets, including 20 in Pune and rest of the outlets are located in Mumbai, Vapi, Surat, Rajkot, Aurangabad, Bangalore, karad, Ahmednagar, Indore, Ratlam, Ranchi, Patna, Hyderabad, Nagpur, Nanded, Chandrapur, Amravati, Kolkatta, Ahemdabad, Jalandhar, Bhilai, Raipur, Bhopal, Latur, Jaipur. Adding further, Mr. Ameet Pahilani said, “India is a country brimming with enormous opportunities for franchising and the market conditions are ready for significant expansion in the F & B domain. And franchising is one of the best ways to expand as it offers win-win situation for both the parties involved.”
The expansion will take place in stages, kicking off in the Tier I & II cities and will gradually spread out to other important locations spread Nationwide. AP Confectionary Pvt. Ltd. is looking at entrepreneurs to capitalize on this lucrative opportunity and invest in a strong and proven business model under the central guidance and support of the experienced management.
India, which has a growing middle-class of over one billion people, is now positioned as a major force in the global economy and fertile ground for investment in retail and business development. The franchising industry in India is expected to grow at an annual rate of 30 percent, and to drive the country’s current $330 retail sector even higher. Café Chokolade has the advantage of both value pricing and incorporating local tastes in their products. This is definitely an opportunity to address the market with an extensive network which offers excellent products, exclusive ranges, assured quality of product & service experience for the customer to come back, said, Mr. Gaurav Marya, Managing Director, Francorp.
Since its inception in 1976, Francorp has been the unsurpassed leader of the Franchise Consulting Industry globally. Over the years, Francorp based out of Chicago, has assisted companies in virtually every market segment with its patented processes and unmatched expertise. The clients include companies like Bridgestone, XEROX, Shell Oil, Hallmark Cards, Encyclopedia Britannica, Mad Science Group, Pollo Camperio, Ace Hardware, BP, Fruehauf, and Gant, to name a few. In India, Francorp has associated with Franchise India Holdings Ltd. and has coalesced in an experience of 42 years.
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