Here are 10 amazing facts about Dunkin' Donuts.
Do you “Run on Dunkin”? Here are 10 facts you may not know about the beloved coffee franchise:
Number 10. Supposedly, you can order your coffee over 15,000 different ways. These combinations consider all of the syrups, turbo shots, creamers and sweeteners on hand at each location.
Number 9. Dunkin’ Donuts sells over 1.7 billion cups of coffee a year. An average of 30 cups per second.
Number 8. Each country that houses a Dunkin’ Donuts has a uniquely created doughnut that represents the local cuisine and flavor. For instance, in China you can order the "Pork Floss". A glazed doughnut which is rolled in shredded dried pork.
Number 7. Currently, there are only two Dunkin’ Donuts locations in the State of California.
Number 6. In 1948, founder William Rosenberg, opened his first donut shop under the name Open Kettle. The name changed to Dunkin’ Donuts two years later.
Number 5. Dunkin’ Donuts still uses the same initial coffee blend recipe of 1950 created by its founder, William Rosenberg.
Number 4. During a brainstorming meeting to discuss changing the name Open Kettle, an architect named Bernard Healy said, “What do you do with a chicken? You pluck it. What do you do with a doughnut? You dunk it.” Thus, Dunkin’ Donuts was born.
Number 3. During the late 1980’s, there was a Dunkin’ Donuts breakfast cereal.
Number 2. The wife of a franchisee owner in Hartford, CT invented the Munchkin by frying the donut centers as treats for the employees.
Number 1. Dunkin’s Donuts has 2 mascots named Cuppy & Sprinkles. Before them, Dunkie the doughnut boy was the mascot during the 1950’s.