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Smoothies Help Guests Balance Weight Management Goals Without Sacrificing Flavor

NEW ORLEANS, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. has introduced three new Greek Yogurt Smoothies to its menu.  Greek yogurt's protein, probiotic and calcium attributes, paired with Smoothie King's real fruit, vegetables, juice blends and fiber, work together to create a meal replacement any time of the day.

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"We found Greek yogurt to be a perfect addition to the purposeful, high-quality and delicious smoothies we offer to people all over the world," said Wan Kim, owner and CEO of Smoothie King.  "By incorporating these new smoothies on our menu, we are making a statement that Greek yogurt is not just a trend, but part of a healthier day-to-day lifestyle.  Our goal is to help guests balance their weight management goals without sacrificing flavor."

Three Greek Yogurt Smoothies, which are naturally powered by Chobani® Greek Yogurt, have been added to the Smoothie King menu for this initial rollout: 

  • Blueberry Strawberry:  A customer favorite, this Greek yogurt smoothie is rich in protein with 12g per small (20oz) and tastes like a "berry explosion" in your mouth.
  • Pineapple Mango:  Blended with Greek yogurt, 4g of fiber, 11g of protein and electrolytes, this smoothie tastes like a "tropical citrus burst."
  • Carrot Orange:  A perfect blend of veggies and fruits, this Greek yogurt smoothie features an untraditional pairing with extraordinary taste.

With the built-in protein Greek yogurt provides, these menu items can be consumed as either a wholesome snack or a meal replacement.  The new smoothies have up to 12 g of protein, 4 g of fiber and are all less than 350 calories.  All three smoothies ranked very highly among guests in test markets.

To find out more about Greek Yogurt Smoothies or see the full menu of offerings from Smoothie King, visit SmoothieKing.com.  Smoothie King is actively recruiting franchise candidates. To learn more about the benefits of owning a Smoothie King, or for more information and to register for a Discovery Day, please visit www.smoothiekingfranchise.com or contact Natalie Johnson at natalie.johnson@smoothieking.com or (985) 635-6984.

About Smoothie King Franchises, Inc.
Smoothie King Franchises, Inc. is a privately held, New Orleans-area-based franchise company with more than 650 units worldwide.  By creating each smoothie with a purpose, Smoothie King makes it simple and pleasurable for guests to achieve their individual health goals.  The franchise also offers a number of healthy retail products, including sports beverages, energy bars, vitamin supplements and more.

Smoothie King was founded in 1973 by Steve Kuhnau, whose mission was to help others achieve better health in a tasty way.  In 1989, Smoothie King became the first franchised smoothie bar/health food store in the U.S. and currently operates in 33 states, the Caymans, Singapore and the Republic of Korea.   In 2013, Smoothie King was ranked No. 1 by Entrepreneur magazine in the juice bar category for the 20th year and No. 86 overall on the 2014 Franchise 500 list. Visit www.smoothieking.com or www.smoothiekingfranchise.com; engage on Facebook www.facebook.com/SmoothieKing; follow on Twitter at http://twitter.com/smoothieking.

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