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Another Chicago Transplant: Yumz Yogurt Eyes Phoenix Market

By Cale Ottens for Phoenix Business Journal

Chicago-based Yumz Gourmet Frozen Yogurt franchise has unveiled a 30 store expansion plan and is targeting Arizona.

There are no official plans for stores opening in the Phoenix area yet, but company co-founder John Barnes said he has spent a lot of time in the Valley and he believes it’ll be a great place to open several stores.

The frozen yogurt shop opened its first location in 2009, but has an additional 30 stores scheduled to open in the future, Barnes said. He said between 15 and 18 of those stores should be open by the end of the year. Most of those locations will be in the Midwest, he said.

The company is looking for interested franchisees to invest and open stores across the Valley, Barnes said.

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