Planet Smoothie to Open in Batesville 

Planet Smoothie, a leading provider of flavorful fruit smoothies, announced they will open a new location at the Midtown Plaza in Batesville later this year. 

Planet Smoothie, established in 1995 in Atlanta, Georgia, focuses on providing great-tasting smoothies in fun and unique settings. With over 100 stores in 20 states, Planet Smoothie has built a reputation for serving delicious, fresh-ingredient fruit smoothies with enthusiasm. The new store in Batesville will be the brand’s first location in Arkansas and will have online ordering with curbside pick-up and delivery available. 

“I congratulate Shane Wood and his family on their new endeavor with Planet Smoothie,” said CEO of the Batesville Area Chamber of Commerce and City of Batesville Economic Development Crystal Johnson. “Our community identified the need for healthy food options as a priority in our strategic plan, IMPACT. We are thankful for this investment and partnership in accomplishing our goals for a healthier Independence County.”

Planet Smoothie is independently owned and operated and plans to open near the end of the year. For more information, please visit