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Minnesota Business Success Story: Nautical Bowls

Minnesota Business Success Story: Nautical Bowls

Nautical Bowls is a local success story. Just three years ago, the company occasionally brought their food truck to the Mill District. Founded in 2018 in Minnetonka, the company now has over 90 franchise locations and will be a new food at the State Fair this year. We...

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Nautical Bowls lands spot at the Minnesota State Fair

Nautical Bowls lands spot at the Minnesota State Fair

The new food announcement from the Minnesota State Fair is a dream come true for a local couple. Four years ago, Bryant and Rachel Amundson launched ‘Nautical Bowls’ in Minnetonka. Now they have 91 locations across the United States, but they still considered landing...

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Schooling The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Schooling The Next Generation Of Entrepreneurs

Serial entrepreneur Peter Taunton’s Snap Fitness might be a stock worth watching – not for updates on franchising, but rather for market indicators representing entrepreneurial opportunities for the next generation.

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Superfood bowl restaurant to open this week

Superfood bowl restaurant to open this week

A new restaurant specializing in acai and other superfood bowls opens this week in Sioux Falls. Nautical Bowls is the latest addition to Empire Place, the new retail development along West 41st Street in front of The Empire Mall.

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New Nautical Bowls serves superfood smoothies in Eagan

New Nautical Bowls serves superfood smoothies in Eagan

A Minnesota founded superfood smoothie franchise called Nautical Bowls is open in Eagan serving up layers of healthy rainbow sorbet that tastes like a slice of summer in a bowl. All signature bowls are meals that are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and fiber.

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Snap Fitness Founder Joins Nautical Bowls Franchise Push

Snap Fitness Founder Joins Nautical Bowls Franchise Push

Rachel and Bryant Amundson opened the first Nautical Bowls location in the tiny Minneapolis suburb of Minnetonka in May 2018, and in quick succession added a food truck, a location in neighboring suburb Eden Prairie and are now franchising the acai bowl concept.

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Nautical Bowls opens up to franchise opportunities

Nautical Bowls opens up to franchise opportunities

Minnetonka-based Nautical Bowls will now provide franchise opportunities at a national level. The fast-casual concept serves fresh açai bowls at its two flagship stores in Minnetonka and Eden Prairie, and since mid-April, Nautical Bowls has awarded 15 flagship...

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Nautical Bowls Goes Mobile with Food Truck

Nautical Bowls Goes Mobile with Food Truck

Husband-and-wife team Bryant and Rachel Amundson founded Minnetonka’s Nautical Bowls in spring of 2018 and have seen their business take off. So much so that they launched a mobile version—the Nautical Bowls food truck—last spring and plan to open at least two other...

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