Here’s a little known fact: To the best of my knowledge, I’ve never consumed a smoothie, not even once. There’ve been plenty of milkshakes, some with fruit (maybe even apples), and I went through a “blended frozen Brandy Alexander” phase long ago, but nope, no smoothies in the newer-age sense.

Bowls are another matter. I’ve been using them regularly since infancy, especially for soup. I hope at least some of them were healthy; then again, knowing me…

Meanwhile, writing at Louisville Business First, Michael L. Jones introduces us to Better Blend, with the first of many projected franchises coming in October to 4149 Shelbyville Road in St. Matthews.

Kentucky-based smoothie company Better Blend to open first area location in St. Matthews

A new-to-market smooth chain focused on health-and-wellness plans will open its first Louisville location in St. Matthews next month.

Florence, Kentucky-based Better Blend Nutrition specializes in crafting smoothies called “Blends” and bowls with healthy ingredients that are low in calories, fat, carbs and sugar.

The St. Matthews location is owned by the husband-and-wife duo of Nick and Kelly Langford, who own the Better Blend franchise rights to the Louisville market.

The Better Blend Florence (KY) page at Facebook provides an idea of what to expect.