YoFresh Yogurt Café that recently opened (February 21) at the Newberry
Commons Shopping Center (112 Newberry Parkway) next to Walmart?
The gigantic selection of yogurt flavors and the huge number of toppings to
choose from are a few of the reasons that franchisees Alex and Irina
Ryabukha, who live in Manchester, chose to go with the YoFresh brand. They
estimate that each of Etters' 950 Etters residents could enjoy a different
flavor-toppings combination without repeating one. The price is 43 cents per
ounce, less than most other yogurt shops.
The entrepreneurial Ryabukhas wanted to invest in an exciting, fun food
franchise. "We focused on yogurt because it's so healthy and nutritious,"
Alex says. Yogurt is rich in <http://www.google.com/
discourage infections, promote digestive health and help fill you up. "We
chose YoFresh because we like the way the franchise is run
Among big yogurt fans are Oprah Winfrey who says it "energizes and revives,"
calling it a favorite "brain food." Dr. Mehmet Oz has referred to yogurt as
his "#1 super snack." Alex adds, "We located next to a gym because many
fitness fanatics are also big yogurt fans. We've built an inviting place,
perfect before or after a workout or a trip to Walmart."
At any given time, there are 18 yogurt flavors to choose from and some 50
toppings including nuts, fruit and candies. The selection is called 'lots'o
toppings.' The menu also features smoothies. In season, Alex
plans to buy fresh fruit from local farms. Ingredients are all natural, low
cholesterol, fat free, kosher-certified and most are gluten-free. Unlike
most other shops, Alex is offering fresh-baked waffle cones daily.
Although there are several other frozen yogurt shops in York County, the
closest one is about 7 miles away. But Alex points out, "We will strive to
be #1, the destination for healthful meals, snacks and desserts for any
age." The YoFresh shop was designed to be inviting and relaxed.
YoFresh founder and CEO Chris Gregoris says, ""Right now we have 7 stores
open and 4 planned in Pennsylvania. We welcome the Ryabukhas to the YoFresh
family. We're on a dramatic growth curve, with stores in 10 states. New
territories are available. We welcome inquiries from entrepreneurs
interested in getting into the healthy, fun and lucrative frozen yogurt
industry." YoFresh Yogurt Café welcomes inquiries from prospective
franchisees. For more information, visit www.yofreshyogurtcafe.com or
The Ryabukhas are planning a Grand Opening around March 21, the first day of
Spring. Store hours are: Sunday - Thursday: 12 noon to 9:30 pm, and