NEW YORK, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dunkin' Donuts, America's all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, today announced that guests throughout the New York Metro Area* can now enjoy Dunkin' Donuts' new Iced Green Tea. Available for a limited time at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants, Dunkin' Donuts' crisp, freshly brewed Iced Green Tea can be made-to-order just how you like it: unsweetened or sweetened, with or without a fresh lemon. Now through April 30, guests can enjoy Dunkin' Donuts' new Iced Green Tea in any size for just 99 cents at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the New York Metro Area.
For guests seeking a new iced tea blend, Dunkin' Donuts' freshly brewed Iced Green Tea offers pure and simple refreshment, with five calories per 16 ounce serving and antioxidants to help people feel renewed any time of day. Dunkin' Donuts' Iced Green Tea features the Rainforest Alliance Certified™ seal, and contains 30% tea sourced from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms that are managed according to rigorous environmental, social and economic criteria. The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods. Rainforest Alliance certification helps to protect wildlife; safeguard soils and waterways; and improve quality of life for workers, their families and local communities in order to achieve true, long-term sustainability.
"We are excited to announce the launch of Iced Green Tea throughout the Metro New York area," said Cathy Chavenet, Dunkin' Brands' Senior Field Marketing Manager, Metro New York. "To celebrate the addition to our DDSMART® menu of better-for-you choices, we're rewarding guests with a great offer on any sized Iced Green Tea through the month of April."
All of the farms from which Dunkin' Donuts sources its tea are members of the Ethical Tea Partnership, a nonprofit organization established in 1997 to help build a thriving tea industry that is socially just and environmentally sustainable. Dunkin' Donuts teas are sourced by a member of the Ethical Tea Partnership to support the organization's efforts to improve tea farmers' lives and environment, and ensure a sustainable tea supply for the future.
*Participating shops include those in the following counties:
New York: Bronx, Dutchess, Kings, Nassau, New York, Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond, Rockland, Suffolk, Sullivan, Ulster, Westchester
New Jersey: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren
About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for eight years running. The company has nearly 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.
About The Rainforest Alliance
The Rainforest Alliance is a global nonprofit that works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers. From large multinational corporations to small, community-based cooperatives, businesses and consumers worldwide are involved in the Rainforest Alliance's efforts to bring responsibly produced goods and services to a global marketplace where the demand for sustainability is growing steadily. For more information, visit www.rainforest-alliance.org.
Contact(s): Jim Furrer RF|Binder for Dunkin' Donuts 212-994-7559 Jim.Furrer@rfbinder.com
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