Our hard-earned awards show the strong support Clean Juice receives from the industry. We are committed to being supportive of our franchisees so that they have all they need to be successful. Clean Juice franchises provide a healthy environment for franchisees to thrive, give back to their community, and love their chosen career path. Read about our accolades below from franchising media outlets!

Kat Eckles - Top 30 Women in Food 2023

Huge congrats again on making the Lunchbox annual Top 30 Women in Food 2023 industry list! For a third consecutive year, we’re celebrating the most influential Women in food, taking time to spotlight the impact you’ve made on the industry as a pioneer and innovator.

2023 Fast Casual Top 100 Movers & Shakers

Clean Juice was chosen by FastCasual.com as one of the top brands in its 2023 list of Top 100 Movers & Shakers.

Clean Juice Named #23 of Franchise Times 40 Smartest-Growing Franchises

Clean Juice Named #23 of Franchise Times 40 Smartest-Growing Franchises. Though down from its No. 6 spot on last year’s Fast & Serious ranking, Clean Juice still grew system sales.

America's Favorite Restaurant Chains 2023 - Newsweek and Statista Inc.

Clean Juice® was named to Newsweek and Statista Inc.’s elite list of America’s Favorite Restaurant Chains 2023.

QSR Magazine's December 2022 Issue

Clean Juice has been featured in QSR Magazine’s December 2022 issue discussing purpose-driven growth.

Franchise Times 2022 Top 500

The Franchise Times ranked Clean Juice in their exclusive annual ranking of the 500 largest U.S.-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales for 2022. This is the 3rd executive year that Clean Juice has made the list!

Inc. 5000

Clean Juice®, the first and most prolific USDA-certified organic juice bar franchise in the U.S., was named to the top 1000 fastest-growing privately held companies as part of the annual Inc. 5000 list,  the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Adding nine new stores across the nation since July 1st, 2020, the Clean Juice ranking of #957 spot by Inc. Magazine reports a 485 percent growth. This is the second year Clean Juice has been recognized by Inc. 5000 for rapid growth.

Top Franchise Satisfaction Award

Clean Juice was awarded the Top Franchises Satisfaction Award. by Franchise Business Review in 2022. They ranked in the Top 50 Midsize category as #13 of 50 for having 70 – 149 units.

Top Franchise for Women

Clean Juice, the first and only national USDA-certified organic juice bar franchise and quick service restaurant has been named a 2022 Top Franchise for Women by Franchise Business Review.

Entrepreneur 2021 and 2022 Top Franchise

Clean Juice ranked on Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list in 2022 (#260) and in 2021 (#154). The “Franchise 500” is comprised of a select group of brands that undergo rigorous scrutiny by the Entrepreneur staff in order to be considered as one of the top chosen franchises in America.

Entrepreneur 2020 Fastest Growing Franchises

Clean Juice ranked #82 in Entrepreneur’s 2020 Fastest-Growing Franchises (Worldwide) list. The fastest-growing ranking is based on the net total new units (franchises and company-owned) added worldwide from July 2020 to July 2021, as verified by Entrepreneur magazine, with ties broken based on percentage growth.

Top Franchises Award - Culture

Franchise Business Review named Clean Juice a Top Franchise in the Culture category in 2022 as well as in 2021.

Top Food Franchise

Franchise Business Review named Clean Juice as one of their Top Food Franchises in 2022 as well as in 2021.

Top Franchise Award - Rockstar

Franchise Business Review named Clean Juice franchise owners Rockstar Franchises in 2021.

Franchise Times Top 200+ for 2020

Franchise Times Top 200+ ranked Clean Juice in 2020 at No. 454, moving up from 2019 at No. 506.

Franchise Gator Top Emerging Franchise for 2019

Clean Juice, the first and only USDA-certified organic juice bar franchise with more than 60 stores currently operating in the U.S., continues to experience high growth. Selected by Franchise Gator, the online franchise directory, as its 44th Top Emerging Franchise for 2019, an award created to help identify developing franchises with 50 or fewer units that have shown promising signs of strong growth.

Entrepreneur 2019 Fastest Growing franchisees

Entrepreneur’s 2019 Fastest Growing Franchises Worldwide ranked Clean Juice as #103. The companies recognized leverage their ability to scale fast in this annual list.

Top 100 Game Changer Franchise

Franchise Dictionary names Clean Juice in their list of Top 100 Game Changers in their 2019 list. Game Changer brands are truly extraordinary! They fulfill the following criteria: fill a niche in the market, help the community, create opportunities for aspiring business owners, turn heads with a unique product, impact veterans, and impress millennials.

Charlotte Business Journal Women in Business Award

Charlotte Business Journal has revealed the 25 local female business leaders who make up our 2018 Women in Business class.

Through the Women in Business Awards program, CBJ honors outstanding women in the Charlotte region who have made significant contributions to their professions and to their communities during the past year.

Kat Eckles, owner and chief visionary officer of Clean Juice, is a 2018 honoree in the CBJ’s Women in Business awards program.

Top 100 Movers & Shakers of 2019 by FastCasual.com

Clean Juice was chosen by FastCasual.com as one of the top brands in its 2019 list of Top 100 Movers & Shakers.

2018 Grand Prize Winners Nextgen Franchising Global Competition

The International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Foundation announced Clean Juice as the grand prize winners of its 2018 NextGen in Franchising Global Competition. Landon and Kat Eckles, founders of Clean Juice Franchising, LLC, took home first place, which included a cash prize.


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