10 Best Donut Franchises 2024

1. Dunkin’

Founded: 1950 Outlets: 12,900 investment: $526,900 – $1,809,500 Franchise fee: $526,900 – $1,809,500 Liquidity: $250,000 Royalty fee: 5.9%

2. Shipley Do-Nuts

Founded: 1934 Outlets: 340+ investment: $655,000 – $1,339,500 Franchise fee: $40,000 Liquidity: $50,000 – $150,000 Royalty fee: 1%

3. Duck Donuts

Founded: 2007 Outlets: 100+ investment: $424,285 – $608,835 Franchise fee: $30,000 – $40,000 Liquidity: $200,000 Royalty fee: 5%

4. Hurts Donuts

Founded: 2013 Outlets: 20+ investment: $502,000 to $819,000 Franchise fee: $35,000 Liquidity: N/A Royalty fee: 5%

5. Peace, Love And Little Donuts

Founded: 2009 Outlets: 28 investment: $121,200 and $235,100 Franchise fee: $40,000 Liquidity: N/A Royalty fee: N/A

6. Randy’s Donuts

Founded: 1952 Outlets: 20 investment: $246,750 – $1,080,500 Franchise fee: $35,000 Liquidity: $300,000 Royalty fee: 5%

7. Doughnuttery

Founded: 2012 Outlets: 5 investment: $175,400 – $321,700 Franchise fee: $30,000 Liquidity: $250,000 Royalty fee: 6%

8. DonutNV

Founded: 2014 Outlets: 12 investment: $245,075 – $313,525 Franchise fee: $59,500 Liquidity: $100,000 Royalty fee: N/A

9. Honey Dew Donuts

Founded: 1973 Outlets: 120 investment: $85,000 – $735,000 Franchise fee: $35,000 Liquidity: $100,000 Royalty fee: 7%

10. Jack’s Donuts

Founded: 1961 Outlets: N/A investment: $275,000 – $350,000