Jamba Juice was founded in 1990 as Juice Club, Inc. by Kirk Perron. The first location was in San Luis Obispo, California. Three of Perron’s friends, Joe Vergara, Kevin Peters, and Linda Ozawa Olds, soon joined the venture.
In 1995, the company name was changed to Jamba Juice.
By 1996, there are 30 stores operating in California. These are both company owned and franchises.
In 1997, the company partners with Whole Foods and opens Jamba Juice locations inside Whole Foods stores.
In 1998, the company introduces Jambola bread.
In 1999, the company acquired Zuka Juice.
In 2006, Services Acquisition Corporation International purchases Jamba Juice and changes the company name to Jamba, Inc. Jamba is now a publicly traded company.
In 2008, the company begins to introduce wraps, sandwiches and salads to their menu.
Today, Jamba Juice operates over 800 stores in 26 US states, Canada, the Philippines and South Korea. About half the stores are corporately owned.