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LIST: 7 Best Low-Cost Franchise Businesses in the Philippines 2024

list 7 best low cost franchise businesses in the philippines 2024

When done right, opening a franchise business can be a profitable venture. After all, customers are already familiar with the brand and its products, making them easier to sell. However, acquiring an established business can cost you a pretty penny, especially if you’re still a budding enterpriser. 

So, if you have a limited budget, you can still make your entrepreneurial dreams come true by opening a low-cost franchise business in the Philippines. To help you get started, below is a list of seven budget-friendly franchises.

Kettle Korn

Kettle Korn

Kettle Korn has established itself as a go-to brand for popcorn snacks. Whether you want a sweet companion for watching movies at the theater or a crunchy snack to binge-watch your favorite TV shows, Kettle Korn has a range of glazed popcorn flavors to choose from.

If you’re a fan of the brand, you’d be happy to know that you can earn off of your favorite snack. Instead of franchising, the company treats it as a distribution dealership. This means that you’ll be purchasing and selling products from Kettle Korn Corporation without having to pay them an initial investment or ongoing royalties.

Here are the requirements you’ll need to be a Kettle Korn dealer:

  • Accomplished application form
  • Valid ID
  • Approved and signed dealership form
  • 1×1 or 2×2 ID picture

Their packages range between PHP2,254-50,000, so make sure to consult with them to help you determine which negosyo package to acquire. You may head to their office at Food Cart Concepts, Inc., 6th Floor, RFM Corporate Center, Pioneer Corner Sheridan Sts., Mandaluyong City. You can also get in touch with them by calling 633-5542 or 631-8101, local 7927.

Pinoy Pao

Pinoy Pao

Siopao has always been a staple snack in Filipino culture, so it’s no surprise you’ll find food carts selling the comforting food. If you wish to open your own siopao business, you can do so with Pinoy Pao. The food cart is one of the most sought-after low-cost franchise business in the Philippines. Their franchise package starts at PHP26,888, which includes the food cart, one electric steamer, and an option for a prepaid mobile load dealership. For more details, you can visit the Filtrepreneur Franchise Inc. website.

The Sisig Stop

The Sisig Stop

The Sisig Stop is your one-stop shop for all -things sisig. Aside from the all-time favorite pork sisig, the food cart also offers a healthier version of the dish with its chicken and tuna options. So, if you want to open your own franchise, you can do so at a low price of PHP42,888.

Their franchise package includes:

  • A food cart
  • Microwave oven
  • Rice cooker 
  • Utensils
  • Prepaid load dealership option

For more details, you can go to the Philippine Food Carts website or give them a call at 0920-671-5124 or 0925-814-0888.

Happy~Haus Donuts

Happy~Haus Donuts

If you’ve always dreamed of opening your own donut shop, consider franchising Happy~Haus Donuts. It’s a local donut brand started in 2005, offering an array of freshly made donuts at affordable prices.

Their franchise package costs PHP50,000, which includes a kiosk, donut cabinet, crew uniform and orientation. If you’re interested in investing, here are the requirements you’ll need:

  • Letter of Intent
  • 2 Valid IDs
  • Detailed resume
  • Bio-data (with at least 3 references)
  • Sketch of the proposed location
  • Picture of the proposed location

For more details, you can visit the official Happy~Haus Donuts website.

M Lhuillier Express

M Lhuillier Express

M Lhuillier Express makes the process of sending and receiving money more convenient through its reliable money transfer services. If you want to be a part of their team, consider franchising a branch.

M Lhuillier Express is one of the best options for a low-cost franchise business in the Philippines because the package costs as low as PHP99,000. It includes:

  • An initial fund of PHP25,000
  • Tablet with keyboard and mouse
  • ML Kwarta Padala Express System
  • Wi-fi Printer
  • Marketing Collateral

To get you started, here are the requirements you’ll need:

  • Company/Business Profile
  • Corporate Officer’s/Sole Proprietor’s Personal Profile
  • NBI Clearance
  • DTI/SEC Registration
  • Business Permit or License (Money Remittance Service)
  • BIR Certificate of Registration (Form 2303)
  • AMLA Certificate of Attendance
  • Valid ID

You can also visit their official website for more information.

Citrus Zone

Citrus Zone

Citrus Zone has been quenching everyone’s thirst for lemonade since 2015. If you want to help provide consumers with healthy drink options, consider opening a Citrus Zone franchise. Their turnkey packages range between PHP290,000-350,000, which includes the following:

  • Use of trademark, logo, and system
  • Cart and juicing equipment
  • Crew training and uniform
  • Initial inventory

For more information, you can also visit the Citrus Zone website or contact them at  +63 (02) 8782-7756 or +63-906-385-6785.

Mister Donut

Mister Donut

Mister Donut is a household name when it comes to affordable donuts. They’ve been serving an array of freshly made baked goods and coffee products since 1995, and you can grow with them through franchising. You can acquire a Mister Donut mini cart at an initial investment of PHP125,000, which includes the following:

  • Donut storage cabinet
  • Display trays
  • Donut tongs
  • Mobilization

Mister Donut only processes its franchise applications online, so you can head to its official website to fill out the inquiry form.

Final Thoughts

Opening a low-cost franchise business in the Philippines can be a daunting experience for any entrepreneur. That’s why it’s important to know your options so you can build a business that aligns with your goals and budget. It’s a good thing that plenty of established brands offer affordable franchising packages so you can start your business even with a limited budget.

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