This chart outlines some key areas of the initial and ongoing investment. We help Top This Chocolate owners to open quickly.

Per our 2023 Franchise Disclosure Document Initial Fees and
Investment Terms
Notes on Investment
Startup Investment $337,267 to $533,675 For one store
Initial Franchise Fee $35,000 (included above) We offer Qualified US Military Veterans a 10% Fee discount
On-going Royalty

6% of Gross Sales


Paid Weekly
Brand Development Fund 1% of Gross Sales Plus invest at least $200 per month in local advertising and marketing
Grand Opening $3,000 to $5,000

Included in startup range to

help launch the business

Training is included in the Initial Franchise Fee. You (and your manager if desired) will join us for one week in Ventura, CA. We cover:

  • daily operations
  • chocolate production
  • customization procedures
  • Chocologist magic
  • customer service
  • technology
  • advertising programs
  • local marketing
  • financial management
  • managing the store
  • goal setting
  • creating customer loyalty
We offer additional training and support in your local Top This Chocolate store as you get ready to open. As an owner, you have our ongoing operational support and guidance in growing your business and becoming an active part of your local community.

What is Your “Fundability”?

Jumpstart your Entrepreneurial journey by exploring funding options with Benetrends.
Funding is one of the most important components in buying a franchise/business. Benetrends is a third party company that has been funding America’s entrepreneurs for over 35 years, offering a comprehensive suite of funding options covering nearly every type of business situation. *Top This Franchise, LLC is not affiliated with Benetrends Financial.

Fill out the form below to pre-qualify for funding and determine how much and what sources of options are available to you.

*Exclusions apply. Please consult with our funding experts for full details.

**SBA Loan Money-Back Fee Guarantee: If Benetrends accepts your application for processing, we guarantee your application will be approved or we refund 100% of our fee.

***Once approved, a financial package will be needed for verification.

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