BAB Systems, Inc., the franchising subsidiary of BAB, Inc., announced the opening of its newest Big Apple Bagels, which is located at 701 W. St. Germain in the downtown area of St. Cloud, Minnesota.

The new store is operated by franchisee A.C. Doughboy, LLC, which is owned by local entrepreneur Rod Lindquist. Customers in the St. Cloud market may already be familiar with Big Apple Bagels from Lindquist’s previous incarnations of the store in the St. Cloud area.

Big Apple Bagels has amassed loyal customers nationwide for its fresh bagels and its unique My Favorite Muffin cake-like muffins. No longer just a breakfast destination, the menu at the cozy and comfortable bakery café also includes proprietary recipe cream cheese spreads, a broad assortment of breakfast and lunch sandwiches and a catering program for both business and residential customers.

BAB, Inc. franchises and licenses Big Apple Bagels, My Favorite Muffin, SweetDuet frozen yogurt and Brewster’s coffee. For further information, visit