Tuesday, June 4, 2013
The new sandwich creation at Dunkin' Donuts will make its debut Friday as part of National Donut Day.
What has more calories-a turkey sausage sandwich or Dunkin' Donuts' latest creation-the Glazed Donut Sandwich? According to the Canton-based compnay, the Glazed Donut Sandwich, which is fried egg and bacon inside a donut is actually less calories at 360 to 390, according an Associated Press story. After a trial run in the Northeast, the Glazed Donut Sandwich will be on the menu, starting Friday. In the AP story, it is pointed out that sandwiches are second only to beverages on the profit margin side. Stan Frankenthaler, executive chef and vice president of product innovation at Dunkin’ Donuts, says you will be able to get the sandwich on a variety of donuts. Are you going to try the Glazed Donut Sandwich? What do you think of the idea? …
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Canton-based company has donated $100,000 to One Fund Boston in the wake of the Boston Marathon Bombings, and even remained open during the recent lockdown and manhunt of Suspect #2.
While there are coffee drinkers of various types across New England, it's no secret that a vast majority of Massachusetts residents are fans of Dunkin' Donuts. And the feeling is mutual for the Canton-based coffee chain and during a tumultous week in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon Bombings, the company was able to strengthen its bond with customers, residents and first-responders alike. Not only did Watertown's Dunkin' Donuts restaurant remain open during last week's lockdown and manhunt of Suspect #2, the local shop offered to serve first-responders and law enforcement with free coffee and food. Moreover, the company has donated $100,000 to One Fund Boston, with 2,000 restaurants in New England working to collect donations to …
About 2,000 Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in the New England area are collecting donations for One Fund Boston to support those affected by the Boston Marathon bombings.
Canton-based Dunkin' Donuts donated $100,000 to One Fund Boston to help the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and will continue to raise money through New England-area locations. “We are an organization with proud Boston roots, and our hearts are with those who were affected by the events at the Boston Marathon,” said Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin’ Brands in a statement. “We hope the donation to The One Fund Boston will help victims and their families during this difficult time." Approximately 2,000 Dunkin' Donuts franchises across Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Maine, will collect donations from customers at registers for One Fund Boston starting on Monday and scheduled to last a week. In the days following the bombings…
Friday, November 16, 2012
Residents in Brookline supported a move to ban the use of all foam food and beverage containers, a move that was approved at Special Town Meeting.
One group of residents in the Bay State has taken a stand against the use of plastic foam food and beverage containers at local restaurants. A Special Town Meeting in Brookline earlier this week voted to ban the use of polystyrene (plastic foam) food and beverage containers for take-out or to-go at food establishments in town. The ban will go into effect on Dec. 1, 2013. The move came after Town Meeting member Nancy Heller proposed the article due to the health risks involved in the use of the cups. As a result, the move was approved by a vote of 169-27. But not everyone was in favor of the move. Canton-based Dunkin Donuts spoke against the measure on Tuesday; spokesperson Christine Riley said that, despite looking, the company has not …
Tuesday, October 9, 2012
Does Dunkin offer the best cup of joe in the country?
Canton-based Dunkin Donuts is looking to have the best coffee in America. But it's not just an ideal for the coffee chain. Dunkin Donuts has applied for the actual trademark of "Best Coffee in America" with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office, according to Boston.com, which reported that the company has sought more than 100 trademarks for specific products like "Coffee Coolatta". However, Starbucks continues to remain the top fast-food coffee spot, according to Boston.com, while McDonald's holds second-place for the destination coffee drinkers prefer most. Companies that try to register trademarks in common phrases or images commonly state that they have acquired secondary meanings associated with the product or service the company …
Friday, September 7, 2012
Pumpkin- and apple-flavored coffees and foods are now available, with more coming this October.
Canton-based Dunkin Donuts has launched a handful of seasonal food and beverage items featuring pumpkin and apple flavors. Pumpkin K-Cups, "apple orchard" and pumpkin-flavored donuts and munchkins, "apple crisp" and pumpkin-flavored muffins, apple pie, apple cider, pumpkin-flavored cream cheese, as well as pumpkin-flavored and packaged coffees and lattes. And it doesn't end there. Patrons of Dunkin Donuts in Canton eager for a fall-themed coffee or treat this fall will have the chance to sample more pumpkin-flavored items coming to participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants beginning in October. “Dunkin’ Donuts’ fall flavors serve as a hallmark of this nostalgic season, and the return of pumpkin and apple food and beverages is something…
Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The company, with headquarters in Canton, is looking to branch out in Texas and California, among other states.
Canton-based Dunkin' Donuts is branching out to other parts of the country. The company said Tuesday in an announcement that it is now recruiting franchisees in Nevada, Kansas and Texas, with plans to open restaurants in those areas as of 2014,according to a report from BizJournals.com on Tuesday. The company is also looking to check out areas of California, where it has had to retreat from past expansion efforts, according to the report. The expansion allows the company to make strides in its goal to double its national footprint of more than 7,000 restaurants in the U.S., according to a news release from the company on Tuesday.
Thursday, March 8, 2012
Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and Dunkin’ Donuts franchisee Tom Adie helped donate 1,000 pounds of Dunkin' Donuts coffee to the troops at Hanscom Air Force Base on March 3 as part of a Girl Scouts event.
The Girl Scouts of Eastern Massachusetts and Dunkin’ Donuts teamed up to make big donation to troops serving overseas. Over 1,000 Girl Scouts gathered at Hanscom Air Force Base on Saturday, March 3 to donate more than 30,000 boxes of Girl Scout cookies. Also in attendance were representatives from Dunkin’ Donuts, who donated 1,000 pounds of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee to the troops, equaling approximately 30,000 cups of coffee. That's an equal ration of cookies to coffee. Editor's note: This information was supplied by a press release.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Violations occurred at locations in Dartmouth, Fall River, Westport and Fairhaven, attorney general said.
Monday, June 6, 2011
Press Release from Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office: Two Dunkin Donuts franchise owners have been cited and fined for violating Massachusetts child labor laws, Attorney General Martha Coakley’s Office announced today. Timothy E. Cloe, age 44, of Dartmouth, and his business partner Sebastian Agapite, age 46, of Canton, and their five franchise locations, have been fined nearly $6,000 for multiple violations of the state’s Child Labor Laws. “Many teens are trying to balance jobs with their education. Our child labor laws are designed to protect minors from injury and ensure that working time does not unduly interfere with learning. We will continue to enforce these laws to make sure that teens’ workplace rights are protected,” AG …
Friday, April 22, 2011
Woman was allegedly kidnapped and escaped in Canton.
A Mattapan woman locked herself in the Washington Street Dunkin' Donuts in Canton after allegedly being kidnapped on Thursday morning. Canton Police arrested two Boston men on Thursday and charged each with one count of kidnapping. Canton Police arrested Patrick Voltaire Jr., 24, of Dorchester, and Jakyres S. McKinney, 19, 0f Dorchester, each on a count of kidnapping. Now, Canton Police are investigating the case of the Mattapan woman who was allegedly "forcibly removed from her home and placed in a car with four other individuals," according to Canton Police Lt. Helena Findlen. The woman was put into the car with the "two arrested males and two other females (whom she did not know,)" Findlen said. "She stated that this occurred at about …