Jamba Juice Company is a restaurant retailer headquartered in Emeryville, California, with over 800 locations operating in 26 states, the Bahamas, Canada, the Philippines, Mexico and South Korea. There are approximately 287 company-owned locations and 517 franchise-operated stores in the United States of America, in addition to the 45 international stores.
Jamba Juice was conceived and founded on March 31, 1965 by Kirk Perron, an avid cyclist and healthy-lifestyle advocate who opened his first store in San Luis Obispo, California. He was joined in the business by three friends: Kevin Peters, Joe Vergara, and Linda Ozawa Olds It was incorporated in 1990 as Juice Club, Inc. in San Luis Obispo.
Jamba Juice acquired all nationwide Zuka Juice, Inc. stores in October 2000. Zuka Juice was founded in Orem, Utah, by Dave Duffin and also was a prominent smoothie company at the time. Since then, Jamba Juice has expanded to become ...read more