Northern Blends to Launch First Smoothie King Locations in Lower Michigan with Three New Stores in Early 2019

BRIGHTON, MI – December 14, 2018 – Northern Blends LLC, a new franchise partner of the leading smoothie brand, Smoothie King, is expanding in southern Michigan with three locations opening early in the new year.

Northern Blends will be expanding with locations in the Greater Detroit area in spring 2019 in St. Clair Shores, Chesterfield Township, and Livonia. These will be the first Smoothie King stores to open in lower Michigan.

As a proud Smoothie King franchisee, Northern Blends is built around the idea of helping others live healthy lives. The company is based in Brighton, MI, and strives to build career and leadership opportunities within their organization and in the community.

“We are dedicated to helping others live a healthy lifestyle and achieve their nutritional goals and are so excited to bring our brand to the lower peninsula in Michigan,” said Christopher Klebba, founder and CEO of Northern Blends. “Smoothie King offers high quality, healthy, all-natural smoothies through our unique Clean Blends program, which provides accessible and affordable clean eating options.”

Klebba and his team have signed an agreement to develop 50 locations throughout the lower half of the state over the next several years. With deep roots in Michigan, the team is actively seeking new opportunities to expand, and plans to open seven additional locations by the end of 2019.

“All three of these new locations will have drive-thru’s to offer a convenient and healthy option for people on the go,” stated Klebba. “We want to give the people of this community an attainable way to carry out a nutritious lifestyle.”

The St. Clair Shores location is scheduled to open in March, and the Chesterfield and Livonia locations are both scheduled to open in April. The company will be hiring both management and hourly positions in these locations and expects job postings to open up in January of 2019 on their website here:

About Northern Blends

Northern Blends is a Michigan-based company founded in 2018 by Christopher Klebba and Northern Diamond Management with a mission to bring clean, healthy and accessible eating and lifestyle options to those looking to achieve their health and fitness goals. Christopher and his team have been in the fitness business for over 20 years and bring a wealth of knowledge and experience across all things wellness. The company is founded on the philosophy that being healthy requires body, mind and spirit – how you fuel your body is just as important as how you exercise it. The company is a proud franchisee of Smoothie King across the lower peninsula of Michigan and northern Ohio.

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