Thank you for your interest in Bimbo Canada. The following frequently asked questions are created to help you. Please contact us if you still have further questions.
Why would I choose a Bimbo Canada franchise over another franchise?
Since 1911, Bimbo Canada has produced the finest tasting, best-loved bakery products in the industry. When you buy a Bimbo Canada franchise, you are investing in a proven business model where you can enjoy positive cash flow from day one.
How much does it cost to acquire a franchsie?
To invest in a Bimbo Canada Franchise, you will need a minimum of 25% of the total investment in unencumbered cash. * Unencumbered is money that is not borrowed and is not securing any other loan.
What Bimbo Canada franchises available?
Check the Routes for Sale section by clicking HERE.
Do I need any Direct Store Delivery (DSD) experience?
No previous DSD experience is required. Bimbo Canada looks for individuals with an understanding of general business principles and the ability to invest in and support a franchise with a variety of customer types. Our training program is designed to provide you with the knowledge and skills required to become a successful Bimbo Canada Franchisee.
What qualities does Bimbo Canada require of its franchisees?
To qualify for a Bimbo Canada franchise, an individual must have a strong desire to own and operate his or her own successful business, specifically a quick paced, direct to customer route operation. Only highly committed individuals are considered for entry into our franchise network. Candidates will have the ability to relate well with customers and the community in which they operate. The need for hard work and personal time investment in the operation of a profitable Bimbo Canada franchise cannot be over emphasized.
Is financing availalbe from Bimbo Canada?
We do provide financing for our franchised routes.
How long does the agreement last?
The Bimbo Canada Franchise agreement term is five (5) years + 1 additional 5 year renewal option.
Who sets the operational procedures and policies?
Operational procedures and policies are established and mandated by Bimbo Canada and are in place to ensure customer expectations are met. Bimbo Canada supplies an operations manual to every franchisee. The manual clearly defines the standard policies and procedures to be followed in operating a Bimbo Canada franchise. A Territory Sales Manager will discuss and revisit the standards with each franchisee several times in a year to provide any assistance the franchisee may require while ensuring that the established standards are being maintained.
What ongoing fees are required?
The franchisee is required to pay a weekly Royalty Fee.