Dunkin' Donuts Makes the Holidays Sweeter with New Christmas Donut Varieties

Dunkin' Donuts introduces the Gift Box, Star and Wreath Donuts for a limited time in Latin America and the Caribbean

Dunkin' Donuts also celebrates "12/12/12" with special offers at restaurants in select Latin American and Caribbean markets

Dec 03, 2012, 06:00 ET from Dunkin' Donuts

CANTON, Mass., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With the holidays fast approaching, Dunkin' Donuts is giving guests across Latin America and the Caribbean a whole new way to get into the spirit of the season. Today, the coffee and baked goods chain announced three new Christmas donut varieties to make the holiday season a little sweeter, including the Gift Box Donut, Star Donut and Wreath Donut, which are available at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Latin America and the Caribbean for the month of December.

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The Gift Box Donut is a festive square-shaped donut with white icing and is decorated with a red and green ribbon and bow design to resemble a Christmas gift box. The Star Donut is a delicious star-shaped donut with red icing and white snowflake sprinkles. The Wreath Donut is a yeast ring donut with green icing and the design of berries and ribbon made out of red icing. They're great treats to enjoy on their own or to bring to a holiday party to share with friends and family this season.

"The holidays offer us all a chance to spend time with friends and family, and our new Christmas donut varieties give our guests a new way to enjoy these sweet moments of togetherness," said Stan Frankenthaler, Executive Chef and Vice President of Innovation at Dunkin' Brands. "Our Christmas donut designs are among our favorites because they bring smiles to the faces of our guests during this special time of year. We hope our guests enjoy these new seasonal treats as they celebrate with their loved ones this holiday season."

The new Gift Box, Star and Wreath Donuts are available individually and as a holiday-themed box of a dozen at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants in Aruba, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Peru and Puerto Rico. In addition to the new Christmas donut varieties, guests can enjoy Dunkin' Donuts' wide range of high-quality hot and iced beverages, donuts, bagels, muffins and sandwiches, all served fast and in a friendly environment.

In addition, to celebrate the date "12/12/12" on December 12, 2012, which signifies the number of donuts in the brand's famous dozen donut boxes, participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout Latin America, the Caribbean and around the world will be offering their guests special promotions on that day in honor of the brand's wide range of delicious donuts. Guests can check with their local Dunkin' Donuts restaurant for details on participation.

Dunkin' Donuts currently has more than 300 restaurants across Latin America and the Caribbean, including more than 200 locations in Chile, Colombia and Peru, as well as locations in countries including Aruba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Honduras, Panama and Puerto Rico. For more information about Dunkin' Donuts, please visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

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 regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored 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 six years running. The company has more than 10,000 restaurants in 32 countries worldwide. For the full-year 2011, Dunkin' Donuts' restaurants had global franchisee-reported sales of approximately $6.4 billion. 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.    

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