The self-proclaimed “ice cream lovers’ frozen yogurt,” Golden Spoon has continually refined recipes and opened new locations to develop the “best frozen yogurt outposts in the world.” The chain claims it sells more frozen yogurt in southern California than any other concept. Units are currently located in California, Alabama, Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Tokyo. The company is looking to bring its frozen premium product to other states, with 120 additional sites scheduled for development by the end of 2009.

LocationRancho Santa Margarita, Calif.
2008 Systemwide Sales$49,000,000*
% Change in Sales15.3%
2008 U.S. Units95
% Change in Units13.1%
2008 Average Unit Volume$550,000*
% Change in AUV-4.3%
Future 50 Year2009