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Panku - Street Food Franchise

This is your opportunity to own and operate a Panku street food kiosk which is already up and running, generating revenue and profit.

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  • Finance requirements

    Franchise Fee:
    From £20,000
    Minimum Investment:
    £10,000
  • Areas Available

    Key locations throughout the UK

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This is Panku street food! Creating freshly made, and delicious food for everyone to enjoy!

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You can choose to be a single kiosk owner/operator OR you can invest in multiple kiosk locations, the choice is yours!

Panku street food brings together all the flavours of East and Southeast Asia to one place. From rich Japanese, punchy Korean, to even fresh Thai flavours, Panku has it all.

Panku street food Kiosks serve restaurant quality Sushi and East / South East Asian street food inside Asda stores across the UK.

Since we launched this franchise opportunity in the 2nd half of 2023, hundreds of aspiring business owners and canny investors alike have leapt at the chance to get a piece of the action.

And who wouldn’t? These are already established businesses, in place is some of the busiest and most lucrative supermarket locations around the country. A large number of kiosk employees have recognised just what a great deal this is and taken over their workplace as their own boss and are making great money!

The downside is that almost all of the available kiosks have now been sold! ONLY 25% of the original franchise locations are still available, so you are very close to missing out on what has to be the most popular and fast selling franchise opportunities in many years.

However, there is still time, but only if you act now! Please be aware that we only have kiosks still available in these locations:

  • East Midlands - Sutton-in-Ashfield
  • East of England - Wisbech
  • North East – Ashington & Blyth
  • North West
  • Scotland
  • South West – Weymouth
  • Wales – Queensferry
  • West Midlands – Oldbury & Nuneaton
  • Yorkshire and The Humber

If you’re interested in taking on one, or more, kiosks in one of these areas, contact us now and we'll let you know what options are available.

The Panku street food Kiosk Franchise.

This is your opportunity to own and operate one or more street food kiosks businesses which is already generating revenue and profit. Operating under the Panku brand in Asda supermarkets, these freshly made sushi kiosks have a captive customer base with great potential to make significant personal earnings.

We are looking for enthusiastic, entrepreneurial street food lovers to join our Snowfox UK Group as Panku street food franchised kiosk owners. You will benefit from being a part of what is destined to become the UK's biggest sushi franchise system and the support given by our group.

What's in it for ME?

  • be your own boss
  • full training
  • own your own business
  • support of the 'best in class'
  • significant earnings potential
  • flexible working

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This is a pre-packaged, ready-to-serve business opportunity which offers you:

  • A tried and tested concept with proven revenue
  • A huge pool of already loyal & happy customers
  • Guaranteed business from day one
  • Excellent growth potential
  • No outfitting costs, no equipment fees, no expensive leases
  • Low start-up fees with fantastic earning potential
  • Exceptional training & support from the best in the industry

Your customers

In 2023, Asda’s UK market share was 14.3%, which means almost 15% of all people who regularly visit a supermarket (which is everyone!) walk past a Panku street food kiosk every time they go shopping. A great number stop and buy the Panku products, a number which is growing all the time. A typical supermarket sees an average of 4,000 customers per day so, in any given area, that is 10s of thousands of potential customers every week.

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An Established Brand & Business…

Panku street food kiosks have been offering customers an authentic taste of Japanese, Thai and Korean food since 2019. You may even have seen its colourful kiosks in your local Asda supermarket, as the business has partnered with the chain to serve exciting dishes across the UK.

Panku is all about big flavours, quality and innovation. It cares about the customer experience, and prepares all products on-site every day. People can choose their order from well-stocked shelves within the kiosk. The menu includes a range of different food options, from sushi rolls to chicken katsu curry and gyoza dumplings.

There are more than 125 Panku street food kiosks in Asda stores across mainland UK currently, but the Snowfox Group has plans to open up more locations in 2024 which they are also going to be franchising.

Panku street food franchise owners will benefit from the franchise’s national distribution system and trustworthy supply chain.

PLUS You’ll be able to take on the existing customer base right from day one and enjoy an immediate revenue stream, as well as plenty of potential for growth. You won’t need to start up, but you’ll have plenty of opportunities to build up!

Who are Panku street food looking for?

Panku are looking for franchisees who will either, act as single kiosk owner/operators themselves, or who would like to own and operate multiple kiosk locations; they need people with the energy and passion that comes from a direct personal investment in the brand to really shine through to our customers.

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Existing franchisees come from a range of backgrounds, and Panku street food embrace people from all walks of life. If you’ve got a can-do attitude and a hands-on approach to business, you could be perfect for the role. You should be prepared to work in your kiosk and manage its day-to-day operations, but experience in the street food or sushi sectors isn’t an absolute requirement; instead, you’ll need to be able to deliver quality customer service in a fast-paced environment.

Previous management and leadership experience, and the ability to demonstrate strong business acumen, and the skills required to lead and motivate a busy team are also seen as desirable attributes.

The Training

You’ll also receive a comprehensive training programme designed to equip you with the skills and knowledge to make your new business a success.

The training takes place over the course of 2 to 3 weeks (depending on your experience) well in advance of you taking on your new kiosk. You’ll also have one-week academy training from the very best in our organisation, followed by one to two-weeks of practical training in a kiosk near to your location.

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Your Investment

The cost of investing in a Panku street food kiosks in Asda is obviously variable depending on the current sales of that kiosk. Panku will discuss the exact cost with you when you contact them about the location you have in mind, but you can expect to pay from £5,000 (subject to 2024 sales figures) up to £35,000.

Franchise owners will benefit from the franchise’s national distribution system and trustworthy supply chain.

AND… as an established, ongoing concern, your kiosk will not require any further costs. No investment is necessary to lease and outfit your premises, or to buy equipment. Everything is already there, just waiting for you.

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Your Next Steps

If you like what you have seen so far and are considering joining the Panku street food kiosk franchise network no doubt you’ll want to be sure you fully understand what is involved and how it can benefit you, so just get in touch with us, at any time, to learn more. The team looks forward to talking to you about what Panku do, and how they can help you to build your own successful and rewarding business.

Check out a selection of the immediately available established & NEW the Panku street food kiosks HERE. Please remember that these are not exhaustive lists and other locations ARE still available. (Panku street food kiosks & YO! sushi kiosks are both part of the Snowfox Group of companies)

 

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Panku street food kiosks currently available
Panku street food kiosks currently available
Region / LocationsPostcodeStatusNew or EstablishedAnnual TurnoverFranchise Fee East Midlands Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 2AHSOLD Established £129,016.92£25,000 East of England (Cambridgeshire) Wisbech PE13 1PEAvailable Established £93,134.11£20,000 North East – SOLD OUT Ashington NE63 9XGSOLD ...
Franchisee owned YO! sushi & Panku street food kiosks are smashing all expectations with record profits
Franchisee owned YO! sushi & Panku street food kiosks are smashing all expectations with record profits
The YO! sushi kiosks have always been popular with customers at their local Tesco, and the whole reason behind selling these locations on to business owners was that we knew they still had incredible potential for growth. Snowfox saw franchising as the best way to attract the ...
This is Panku street food! Creating freshly made, and delicious food for everyone to enjoy!
This is Panku street food! Creating freshly made, and delicious food for everyone to enjoy!
Panku street food is also part of the Snowfox Group of companies along with the YO! sushi kiosks who, in 2017, merged with Snowfox and Bento who hold the #2 market position in the US, and #1 in Canada, respectively.You can be a single kiosk owner/operator OR you can invest in multiple kiosk ...

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