Scooter’s Coffee Climbs Top 400 Franchise List: Drive-thru coffee franchise ranks among top brands on the prestigious Franchise Times list 

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OMAHA, Neb.– (October, 2023)  Scooter’s Coffee, LLC, is thrilled to announce it is ranked number 173 on the 2023 Franchise Times Top 400. The Midwest-based drive-thru coffee franchise rose 51 spots from last year’s ranking of 224. This benchmark is yet another indicator of how rapidly Scooter’s Coffee is growing.   

“This ranking validates our efforts to maintain the highest standards of quality and service, and it motivates us to continue to innovate and expand,” says Scooter’s Coffee CEO Todd Graeve. “We are deeply grateful to our loyal customers and dedicated team members who have been instrumental in our success, and we look forward to reaching new heights together.”  

Scooter’s Coffee, known for its drive-thru-only model and fast, friendly service, specializes in artisan espresso drinks, fruit smoothies, baked-from-scratch pastries, and features its signature drink, the Caramelicious®.   

The Franchise Times Top 400 is an annual ranking of the largest United States-based franchise systems by global systemwide sales. The list is the culmination of five months of research and serves as a benchmark for success in the franchising industry. To qualify, a company must be a legal U.S. franchise, and franchisees must own at least 10% of the company’s total units. The company must also be based in the U.S. or have at least 10% of its total units in the U.S.  

This is only the latest honor for Scooter’s Coffee this year. The company is also ranked on the Franchise Times Fast and Serious list of 40 fast-growing brands with staying power and on Inc. magazine’s List of the Midwest Region’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies for 2023.  

About Scooter’s Coffee 

With over 700 stores operating across 33 states and commitments to open more, Scooter’s Coffee® is in the midst of a strategic growth phase across the nation. The U.S. coffee market is an estimated $48 billion industry, and with a 664-square-foot proven kiosk model, Scooter’s Coffee is striving to become the No. 1 drive-thru coffee franchise in the nation.  

Founded in 1998 by Don and Linda Eckles in Bellevue, Nebraska, Scooter’s Coffee roasts only the finest coffee beans in the world at its headquarters in Omaha. In more than two decades of business, Scooter’s Coffee’s success is simple: Stay committed to the original business principles and company core values. The Scooter’s Coffee Brand Promise, often recited to franchisees, customers, and employees is: “Amazing People, Amazing Drinks… Amazingly Fast!®.” It represents the company’s business origins from 1998 and reflects a steady commitment to providing an unforgettable experience to loyal and new customers.  

For more information, visit, Scooter’s Coffee Facebook page,, or call 877-494-7004.