Cafe2U franchise resale in Manchester.

With takings of circa £2000 per week, this already profitable Cafe2U business offers a fantastic opportunity for you as a new franchisee to drive it forward, and increase both turnover and profitability.

This business has been able to continue trading safely and support people during the current situation by supplying takeaway coffee and snacks to people in residential areas.

This business is a vehicle-based franchise, the van is included in the sale.

With no staff or premises to worry about this mobile Barista Coffee, business really is a brilliant way to start your own business with a steady income stream and customer base.

Cafe2U has been providing opportunities for small business entrepreneurs to deliver great coffee and food to businesses, events and functions for over 10 years.

Over 250 people are now running their own successful mobile coffee business using Cafe2U’s mobile coffee franchise system, with support from head office and without the hassle of landlords, staff or rent.

Can you see yourself running regular rounds on business parks, work areas and at local events supplying customers with Hot & cold food, drinks and snacks?

The current franchisee is selling in order to relocate as a result of a change in personal circumstances, offering you a perfect opportunity that could be just what you are looking for…

Overview of the franchisor

Follow your dream of profitable business ownership with the support of the UK’s first – and now the largest – mobile coffee franchise in the booming UK coffee industry.

For over 10 years now, Cafe2U has been providing opportunities for small business entrepreneurs to deliver great coffee and food to businesses, events and functions.

Over 250 people are now running their own successful mobile coffee business using Cafe2U’s mobile coffee franchise system without the hassles of landlords, staff or rent.

From the Franchisor website…

What Cafe2U has to Offer

Cafe2U already has a network of over 85 franchise partners in the UK and we are training new franchise partners every month. Within 4-6 weeks you could be a qualified barista and mobile coffee franchise owner, serving your first customers in your own exclusive area.

The franchise industry has never been more prosperous and as a Cafe2U mobile coffee van franchisee, you’ll get thorough training to get you ready to enter this profession. What’s more, you’ll receive a generous franchise package that includes:

  • A Mercedes-Benz Vito premium van

  • Commercial 2 Group espresso coffee machine and on demand grinder

  • Food display and storage refrigerator

  • Cash drawer and Cafe2U proprietary EPOS system

  • Food grade fittings throughout (EU compliant)

  • Product storage containers

  • Fully branded with space for marketing and POS

  • Distinctive Cafe2U air horn

Each Cafe2U franchisee will receive a comprehensive four-week training package at the Cafe2U Academy in Yorkshire. This will equip you with all the skills you need to hit the road as a fully qualified mobile coffee business owner.

Our Four Week Course Explained

  • Week one – Includes all your barista skills and business processes training from our experts.

  • Week two – A full week of supervised, in-territory, pre-launch activity.

  • Week three and four – This is our ‘Acceleration Package’, where our Franchise Development Managers will accompany you to fast-track your business launch – this is something that would typically take three months.

In addition, there’s also guaranteed revenue of £275 per day during launch. Additional training periods are also available should you need it.

On top of this course we also provide you with:

Regular Opportunities to Network

Cafe2U will organise and host regular national and regional meetings for our coffee van franchisees across the UK. These provide the perfect opportunity to network and swap stories with your fellow mobile coffee business owners.

Our Handy Marketing Tool Kit

You’ll be given our Marketing Tool Kit to help you engage with your local customer base – this kit is underpinned by national marketing campaigns and activity.

The elected Franchise Advisory Council also ensures your Franchise Marketing Funds are spent strategically to efficiently develop your mobile coffee business wherever you operate.

On-going Support and Coaching

Our on-going support is available and designed to suit your needs at different times of your franchise journey. This covers everything from phone calls, visits, operational updates, and opportunities to meet other UK-based coffee van franchisees.

As well as being a fast way to become a business owner in a lucrative sector, there are many more great reasons to become a Cafe2U mobile café franchisee.

  • #1 You’ll be serving our unique coffee blend, which is selected from some of the finest coffee growing regions in the world.

  • #2 Along with our exclusive coffee, our hot chocolate, premium loose leaf teas, and all other products are of the highest standard.

  • #3 Cafe2U is fully compliant with the Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) Food Safety System Certification.

  • #4 All processes, recall protocols, hygiene and cleaning programs are of the highest standard.

  • #5 The result of this is that all of our coffee vans have been awarded a 5-star hygiene rating.

According to the BFA/Natwest survey, 97% of all franchisees report to be trading profitably. This is because when you acquire a franchise you’re in effect replicating an already successful business model – Cafe2U is no exception.

How much is the investment?

Included in the initial franchise fee, every Cafe2U Franchisee receives an exclusive territory license, full training, accelerated launch package, uniform, initial stock and marketing pack. Your Cafe2U van will be available on a finance scheme or can be purchased outright, depending on your capital position.

We can assist in arranging finance and your personal investment can be as low as £15,000 subject to status.

There’s a fixed management fee that sees every café van franchise partner contribute weekly, and an on-going marketing fee.

What is Included in your Investment?

Every Cafe2U franchisee receives an exclusive territory license, full training, a uniform, initial stock and our Marketing Toolkit. Your Cafe2U van will be available on a finance scheme or can be purchased outright. You also have access to our market-leading territory mapping system.

What is the Return on Investment

With a typical gross profit of between 65–75%, the potential returns are as exciting as the coffee.

What is the Income Potential?

The model is built around the working week – Monday to Friday, with revenue from events and weekend activities bringing in extra income.

Typical income from one van:

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As you are buying an established franchise, some details above might be slightly different and the selling franchisee might be liable to certain training & support.

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02921 690 145

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