SOURCE: Robeks Corporation

September 05, 2008 16:34 ET

Robeks Moves Up to No. 10 on Restaurant Business Magazine's "The Future 50" 2007 List of Fastest Growing Chains

MANHATTAN BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - September 5, 2008) - Robeks Corporation, a premium fruit smoothie and healthy eats national franchisor, moves up to the number 10 spot from number 16 on Restaurant Business Magazine's 2007 "The Future 50" list, which identifies the fastest growing chains with sales between $25 million and $50 million for 2007.

Based on comparative data compiled by Technomics, Robeks logged $47.5 million in systemwide sales, a 41.8 percent increase over 2006, with total units for the period at 133, a 26.7 percent increase. As of September 1, 2008, the actual number of units reached is 163.

Robeks also ranked in the top 32 which, according to Restaurant Business editors, "defied the odds to... hit 40 percent of higher sales growth. As a group, they're hot, they're nimble, and they've got what many of their large competitors don't right now -- momentum."

About Robeks

Since 1996, Robeks goal has been to make eating a healthy meal quick and easy with premium, made-to-order fruit smoothies, squeezed-fresh fruit/vegetable juices, healthy snacks, sandwiches/wraps, salads and frozen yogurt (in most locations). Robeks serves nine million+ 'guests' annually at more than 163 locations in 17 states and D.C. Robeks was named No. 16 on Restaurant Business Magazine's 2007 list. Visit www.robeks.com

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