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Over the last decade, we’ve successfully acquired a collection of franchises across a spectrum of sectors, including retail, restaurants, fast food, health & beauty and construction. Click on these brands for more information – Blacksteer, Mike’s Kitchen, Yami Pizza, Yami Rib & Burger, Yummy Fish & Chips and Zebro’s.

The Brand

Over the last decade, The Franchise Co. has operated within the franchising sector, progressing from the third party management of owners’ operations, to successfully acquiring a host of existing S.A franchise outlets and more recently (2015+), establishing and acquisition of various Franchisor brands.

It is this continuous growth, coupled with the skills, knowledge, experience and networks of The Franchise Co. team which are credited with the unique opportunity herewith presenting a true turn-key business solution.


Our management team consists of highly skilled, actively involved members with decades of experience in business operations, management, financial and funding, and franchising. Their passion, dedication and knowledge form the cornerstones of our business.

With years of experience in managing and promoting some of South Africa’s best-loved fast-food and restaurant brands, The Franchise Co. strives to be partners of choice. The benefits of our marketing services, advertising and ambassadorial support mean that your franchise will find ready recognition and brand loyalty, drawing customers straight to your door.


As leading franchise specialists with a reputation for excellence, our team of experts are dedicated to assisting our franchisees in every aspect of their business. From site identification and evaluation, staff recruitment and training to marketing, customer support and weekly head office consultations – we are with you every step of the way and will provide you with:

• Control systems.
• Continuous product, menu and brand development.
• Internal training and continuous upskilling of
all staff.
• Promoting the Brand.
• Many item specials and promotions.

Are You Our Next Franchisee?

If you are passionate about food and would like to join a winning team, why not open one of our Franchises, and let our proven success formula work for you.


When It All Began


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Year Established


1st Franchise Opened

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Brand Network


Chris van Zyl

Head Office


No. of Outlets

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Available Opportunities

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FASA Membership

Investment (Excl. VAT)

Average set-up cost

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Initial franchise fee

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Initial Working Capital

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Minimum owners contribution

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Franchise Terms

Management services fee

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Marketing fee

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Initial agreement term

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Renewal term

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