Press Releases & Media

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 »

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 »