Billing itself as an easy way to get your daily fruits and veggies, Robeks is aggressively expanding under CEO Sheri Miksa. Founded in 1996 and franchising since 2001, Robeks roots are in southern California—only natural for a chain promising its customers an easy way to a healthier lifestyle. Today it has locations in 16 states and the District of Columbia. Owned by investors including Emigrant Capital, Maverick Capital, John Cushman III, Robert Kirby, Halsey Minor and Robert Pitts Jr., Robeks plans to add 70 new units in 2007.

LocationManhattan Beach, Calif.
2006 Systemwide Sales$34,000,000
% Change in Sales31.3%
2006 U.S. Units101
% Change in Units38.4%
2006 Average Unit Volume$390,000
% Change in AUV11.4%
Future 50 Year2007