Duck Donuts announced the continuation of its international expansion. The company recently signed an area development agreement, awarding the rights to develop in the Philippines. The company’s newest international franchise partner, Bravo Foods Corp, is set to open 25 locations throughout the Philippines over the next six years. The first location, which is expected to open the second quarter of 2024, will be in Makati, a vibrant city in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region.
“We believe that the warmth and uniqueness of Duck Donuts will resonate with the Filipino community,” says Betsy Hamm, Duck Donuts CEO. “We are excited to embark on this journey of sweet success in partnership with Bert Bravo and leverage his knowledge of the market and industry as we begin to introduce Duck Donuts throughout the country of the Philippines.”
Edilberto “Bert” Bravo, CEO of Bravo Foods Corp, is an entrepreneur and a lawyer by profession in the Philippines. Among his businesses are U-Bix Corporation, Facilities Managers, Inc., Federated Realty Corporation, Bravo Hotel Corporation, and Coffee Tonya, Inc. He has a passion for delivering the best service to customers.
“Bravo Food Corp has vast experience in the food, hospitality and franchising industry, as we have owned several restaurants and have been a proud a master franchise partner with ServiceMaster for 28 years,” adds Bravo. “I saw the potential of Duck Donuts when I first heard about it from my colleagues in California. We are excited to bring the unique, customizable donuts to our country.”
Duck Donuts specializes in warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts. Customers can choose from a variety of topping combinations, including traditional favorites such as chocolate icing with sprinkles and more adventurous creations such as maple icing with bacon. The family-friendly stores offer a viewing area where children and adults alike can watch their donuts being made. Duck Donuts also sells coffee, espresso, donut breakfast sandwiches, donut sundaes, and offers online ordering and delivery in many locations.
Currently, Duck Donuts operates 145 locations across 25 states, Puerto Rico and five countries.