Press Releases

Smoothie King Thanks Hurricane First Responders in Northeast Florida with Free Smoothies on Wednesday, October 12th

To show appreciation and support for the local team of Hurricane Matthew “first responders,” multiple Smoothie King stores along Florida’s northeastern coast will be giving away free smoothies to all police officers, fire fighters, EMTs, medical workers, national guard personnel, utility personnel, and county and city workers. Read more »

U.S. Olympic Beach Volleyball Player Brooke Sweat To Make Public Appearance in Orlando on Saturday, October 1st

U.S. Olympic Beach Volleyball Player Brooke Sweat will be visiting Orlando on Saturday, October 1st to do a “meet and greet” Read more »

Pro Beach Volleyball Players Brooke Sweat and Emily Day To Make Public Appearance in Ft. Lauderdale on September 23rd

U.S. Pro Beach Volleyball players Brooke Sweat and Emily Day will be visiting Ft. Lauderdale on Friday, September 23rd to meet local, collegiate volleyball athletes and community members alike! Read more »

Smoothie King to Launch New! Summer Hydration Smoothie Line Nationwide for a Limited Time Only

Leading Smoothie Franchise Recruits Pro Beach Volleyball Players for Summertime Promotion Read more »

Smoothie King Partners with Pro Beach Volleyball Athletes Brooke Sweat and Emily Day

Athletes to launch brand new Hydration Smoothie Line at Smoothie King during their US AVP Tour in Cincinnati Read more »

Smoothie King Closes Out 2015 with Same-Store-Sales Increases at a Positive 9.8 Percent Over 2014

774-unit brand on track to open 123 new locations in 2016 on path to 1,000 open locations by 2017 Read more »

Smoothie King Celebrates 800th Global Store Opening by Giving Back to First Responders in Orlando, Florida

Fast-Growing Franchise Brand to Give Away 800 Additional Smoothies to Orlando Community to Mark the Milestone Read more »

Smoothie King Celebrates First Half of 2016 with 12.4 Percent Increase in Same-Store Sales

With Agreements Signed for 94 Additional Stores During the First Half of 2016, Smoothie King Continues to Inspire Healthy and Active Lifestyles in New Markets Read more »

Smoothie King to Launch NEW! Coffee High Protein Smoothies Nationwide on August 22, 2016

POWER ON! Four New Energizing Smoothies Combine Coffee and Protein Read more »

Smoothie King® to Launch “King Cake Smoothie” Regionally on January 6, 2016

New Smoothie to Be Featured Across Three States for a Limited Time Only! Read more »

Pumpkin Spice Smoothies Return to Smoothie King® Menu

Seasonal Favorite is Available to Guests Starting August 31st Read more »

Smoothie King® Makes Splash with Grand Opening in Orlando

New Winter Park Location to Host Fundraiser and Giveaways Read more »

Smoothie King® Introduces NEW! Peach Papaya Greek Yogurt Smoothie

Addition to popular Greek Yogurt Smoothie line introduces new flavor profile for Smoothie King Read more »

Smoothie King® Opens New Corporate Store in Fort Lauderdale

Store Unveils New Location and New Interior Design Read more »

Smoothie King Big Easy Running Festival

Inaugural Event Kicks Off on Sunday, November 23, 2014 Read more »

Smoothie King Announces New Store Opening in Oakland Park, Florida

Store to Celebrate Store Opening with Free Smoothies Read more »

Smoothie King Offers NEW Vegan Smoothies Powered by Sunwarrior®

Growing Franchise Provides Guests with Purifying, Plant-Based Menu Options Read more »

Smoothie King Plans Further Store Expansion in St. Louis

Growing Smoothie Bar Franchise Continues Push in St. Louis Read more »

Smoothie King® Hires Chief Financial Officer

Richard A. Peabody, has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Read more »

Smoothie King to Beautify New Orleans’ City Park on July 31

Community Service Project Draws More Than 100 Team Members & Franchisees Read more »

Smoothie King Offers New Greek Yogurt Smoothies

Smoothies Help Guests Balance Weight Management Goals Without Sacrificing Flavor Read more »

Smoothie King® Launches New Kids Cup Smoothies

Smoothies Help Children Get Nutrition in a Delicious Way Read more »

Entrepreneur Annual Franchise 500

Smoothie King has ranked #1 in its category for 20 years, and is ranked #86 overall in the top 500 franchises by Entrepreneur Magazine. Read more »

Smoothie King’s Whiz Kid

How one South Korean defied his father, spent millions to create a market, nearly went bust for the second time, and then bought the entire company. Read more »

Carrot and Kale Debut on Smoothie King’s Menu

New Veggie Blends smoothies combine fruit and vegetables to please the body and fool the taste buds. Read more »

Smoothie King Center Unveiled As New Orleans Prepares To Host Nba All-Star Game

New Orleans Pelicans to play home games in City's newly-named entertainment venue. Read more »

Smoothie King Brings On Powerhouse Executive Team To Scale Award Winning Global Franchise

Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., premier smoothie bar and nutritional lifestyle center, announced today its recent appointment of Tom O’Keefe as the company’s new President and Chief Operating Officer, along with the re-appointment of Joe Lewis—one of the original Smoothie King executives—as General Counsel. Read more »

Smoothie King Plans Healthy Expansion

In November, Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. opened its 19th store in the South Florida market, marking the beginning of the brand’s accelerated expansion plan under new Global CEO Wan Kim. Read more »

New Smoothie King president, COO reveals expansion plans

Tom O’Keefe, the new president and chief operating officer of Smoothie King Franchises Inc., says the company will create a new division for company-owned units as the 626-unit chain looks to expand under new ownership. Read more »

SK USA, Inc. has agreed to purchase Smoothie King Franchises, Inc.

SK USA, Inc. has agreed to purchase Smoothie King Franchises, Inc., both companies announced Monday. Smoothie King Co-founders Steve and Cindy Kuhnau to sell controlling interest of the Louisiana based company to SK USA, Inc., headed by CEO Wan Kim. Read more »