Do you know that Madonna worked at Dunkin’ for a day and had been fired for spilling coffee on a customer? Yeah! Their standards are that strict! Our famous dessert king, Dunkin’ Donuts has some amazing facts that most of us don’t know. Who doesn’t wanna know about their favorite donuts spot? Here are some fun & interesting facts about Dunkin’ Donuts:
1. Tastiest Enemies In The World!
Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks are enemies to the core of their existence. Happens when both are best in their fields (and the field happens to be the same)!
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2. Initially, It Wasn’t Named Dunkin’ Donuts!
When it was started by William Rosenberg, its name was “Open Kettle.”
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3. Weird Tasted Donuts
There are donut flavors in different countries, which could be somewhat weird to some people. Ever heard of chicken-and-chili-paste donut or pork and seaweed pastry?
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4. Hero Employees
Once an employee had thrown hot coffee on the face of a robber! Wow! Heroic!
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5. Interesting Job
The job of a chief coffee-taster in Dunkin’ Donuts is to make sure that its coffee at all stores tastes the same.
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6. Okay! Maybe Not An Interesting Job
The tasters mentioned above sometimes have to taste a hundred cups per day! That may take the fun out of that awesome job. It’s one of the world’s best coffees but drinking 100 cups may not exactly be fun!
7. Loads And Loads Of Rejected Coffee
If the taster finds a minor defect in the coffee he/she had tested, an entire load of coffee will be sent back! Where would it go from there? Please don’t say to the drainage! There may be something wrong with its taste but it’s still coffee. A Dunkin’ Donut coffee!
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8. You Could Buy Loads Of Coffee For A Dollar!
When the Dunkin’ Donuts was started, the coffee price was 10 cents per cup! Surely, you could buy loads of coffee against the price of a single cup of coffee at present.
9. Dunkin’ Donuts Family
Dunkin’ Donuts has a special donut representing each and every country in the world!
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10. Spanish DD
‘Dunkin’ coffee’ is the name of Dunkin’ Donuts in Spain! Anyway, no matter the country, people who enter the outlet will have both donut and coffee!
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11. No Munchkins!!
Until 1996, DD did not serve bagels!
12. Coffee… Decide Among 15,000 Combos
DD says that we can order their coffee in 15k ways! That’s a lot of ways for coffee!
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13. A Coffee For Every Second!
30 cups of coffee are being sold by DD every second, which would amount to 1.7 billion cups every year.
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14. A Celebrity Waitress!
Madonna was appointed as a waitress by Dunkin’ Donuts, and she was fired due to her incompetence as a waitress. How could anyone fire her? Maybe she’s not a world class waitress, but she is freaking Madonna!
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15. Easter Egg Donuts
Ever heard about ‘Easter egg donuts’? Sounds yummy, don’t they? DD once sold them but then stopped!
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