Got P50,000? You Can Start Your Own Franchise Business

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Everybody is on the lookout for anything affordable, quality, and cost-effective. From simple purchases to major expenses, it’s always a plus factor if you can get the most value for your hard-earned money. 

And since we’re on the road to recover from a year filled with challenges, one of the best ways to bolster your bounce-back plan is to go into business, particularly into franchising.

Here’s a quick list of affordable food franchises from credible brands starting at P50,000.

1| Go! Ginataan

Distribution franchise starts at Php 50,000

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Topping our list is Go! Ginataan, a unique food concept offering delectable ginataan with a twist of ice cream and toppings. 

With this franchise brand, you are going to invest only P50,000 for its distributor format, P229,000 for its cart format, P249,000 for its kiosk format, and P349,000 for its counter format.

The founders of Go! Ginataan wanted to uphold the taste of home and the feeling of comfort whenever customers sample the Filipino delicacy ginataan. But they made sure to bring in some inventiveness as they introduced ginataan products with ice cream and other exciting toppings.


2| The Lost Bread

Distribution franchise starts at P55,000

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Next on our list is The Lost Bread, popularly known as one of the first to revolutionize milkshakes in the Philippines. This unique brand is the only dessert concept that offers and specializes in soft-serve ice cream, milkshakes, and French toasts.

With this brand, you are going to invest only P55,000 for its distributor format, which includes the rights to sell or distribute The Lost Bread products, provision of chest freezer and marketing collaterals like product posters, and support for social media marketing.

3| Ilaw Atbp

Digital franchise starts at P88,000

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The complete one-stop lighting and electrical shop, Ilaw Atbp is the leading provider of lighting and electrical items and equipment in Metro Manila. With a total investment of P5 million to P10 million for its inline format, you can now franchise this brand for only P88,000 with its new digital franchise package.

4| Mister Donut

Franchise starts at P99,000

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Originally from Boston, Massachusetts USA, Mister Donut has been in the Philippine market and in the hearts of Filipinos since 1982. Since then, it has grown to 2,200 stores all over the country, making it one of the most accessible and most franchised American brands in the Philippines. 

With this brand, you can start by investing P99,000 for its test retail outlet, which you can put up in a location you want to try out first. But if you wish to start with their regular franchise packages, they have options for investments staring at P285,000. 


5| Farron Cafe

Franchise starts at P199,000

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Who doesn’t want “love in every cup?” If you’re a coffee lover, then you must know Farron Cafe, the best coffee franchise with the most affordable frappuccinos in the metro.

With your hard-earned P199,000, you can already invest in Farron Cafe’s barangay cart franchise and start serving the best and most beloved coffee beverages in your community.

6| Kerrimo

Franchise starts at P250,000

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With a total investment worth only P250,000 to P350,000 for the cart and kiosk formats, Kerrimo definitely earns a spot on this list. 

With the tagline “Original Food Stuff and Drink in One,” Kerrimo is a fresh and unique food concept that takes delicious food-on-the-go up another notch. Why? Because of its witty concept of food + drink in one single cup.

Established in 2009, Kerrimo has now grown into a successful business with its growing count of 79 franchisees and over 100 branches nationwide. Its minimum shop size requirement is only four square meters.

7| Potato Corner

Franchise starts at P257,600

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Did you know that you can franchise Potato Corner starting at P257,600? You can get a Potato Corner School Cart package at that price, a standard cart for P431,200, or a customized package starting at P296,800. 


Everyone loves Potato Corner. Their freshly fried French fries with various delicious flavors are the favorite among many Filipinos. From its humble beginnings back in 1992, Potato Corner now has over 1,000-plus stores in the Philippines and abroad. 

These are just some of the brands that have exciting offers for aspiring franchisees. Before diving deep into the franchise investment you desire to start soon, be sure to be equipped with the basics of franchising. U-FRANCHISE regularly conducts a monthly FREE WEBINAR – How to Invest in the Right Franchise. See the upcoming schedules and register for FREE on this link:

Need help in choosing a franchise? U-Franchise Sales & Management offers FREE franchise matching consultation that has helped thousands of Filipinos find the right franchise. To request a one on one meeting, call (+63917) 881.69.99 or visit, email [email protected].

Sam Christopher Lim is the CEO of Francorp Philippines; Co-author of 12 Strategies for Franchising; President of U-Franchise Sales & Management; and Chairman for ASEAN Integration of the Philippine Franchise Association.

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