Jamba Juice is a restaurant retailer headquartered in Emeryville, California, with over 750 locations operating in 26 states, the Bahamas, Canada, Philippines, and South Korea. There are approximately 310 company-owned locations and 442 franchise-operated stores, in addition to the over 10 international locations. For the Fiscal Year ending on December 28, 2010 sales were $263 million, which included sales of $255 million from company stores. Jamba Juice was conceived and founded in April 1990 by Kirk Perron an avid cyclist and healthy lifestyle advocate, who opened his first store in San Luis Obispo. He was later joined in the business by three friends Joe Vergara, Kevin Peters, and Linda Ozawa Olds. It was incorporated in 1990 as Juice Club, Inc. in San Luis Obispo, California. Jamba Juice acquired all nationwide Zuka Juice, Inc. stores in March 1999. Zuka Juice was founded in Orem, Utah by Dave Duffin and also was a prominent smoothie company at the time.
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