Industry News | June 3, 2016

Dunkin' Honors National Donut Day with Freebies

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Today, June 3, is National Donut Day, and Dunkin' Donuts is welcoming the holiday by bringing doughnuts to guests worldwide with a special celebratory free doughnut offer. All day today, Dunkin' Donuts is offering guests a free classic doughnut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of any beverage at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. Additionally, Dunkin' Donuts is helping guests across the globe celebrate the joy of doughnuts by making this special offer available in participating restaurants around the world.

Also today, Dunkin' Donuts fans can display their love for doughnuts with special brand Snapchat filters celebrating the holiday. The National Donut Day themed geofilters are the latest additions to Dunkin' Donuts' lineup of seasonally themed filters, and will be available for fans to share with friends and followers all day in or around all Dunkin' Donuts restaurants nationwide. Also, popular Snapchatters throughout the country will “take over” the brand's Snapchat channel throughout today, showcasing how they're celebrating National Donut Day in their own city. 

National Donut Day was originally established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June. Dunkin' Donuts has been serving guests signature donuts for 66 years. Dunkin' Donuts is the No. 1 retailer of donuts in America, and sells 2.8 billion doughnuts and Munchkins doughnut hole treats annually worldwide. Within the U.S., Dunkin' Donuts offers more than 70 varieties of donuts, including beloved flavors such as Boston Kreme, Glazed, Chocolate Glazed Cake, and Chocolate Frosted. Additionally, some Dunkin' Donuts restaurants also feature regional favorites like the Sour Cream Donut in Chicago, and the Peanut Stick in upstate New York.

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