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13 Surprising Things Dunkin’ Donuts Employees Want You to Know

For best results, read with a fresh Boston Kreme Donut and coffee!

They sell a LOT of coffee

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On an average day, Dunkin’ Donuts sells about 60 cups of freshly brewed coffee each second. That works out to roughly 2 billion cups of hot and iced coffee sold around the world every year! A cup of coffee has about 100mg of caffeine. Here are some other surprising sources of caffeine to perk you up.

You can get free donuts


At the bottom of every Dunkin’ Donuts receipt, there’s a link to a short survey. Take a few minutes to fill that out—and you can get a free donut (or whatever product your local Dunkin’ offers). Bonus: The local store gets to hear what they’re doing right!

The coffee is seriously fresh

Courtesy Dunkin’ Donuts

The hot Original Blend coffee is freshly ground, freshly brewed, and freshly served. If not used within 18 minutes, Dunkin’ Donuts coffee is discarded and a new carafe is freshly brewed.

Dunkin’ sells billions of donuts


Dunkin’ Donuts sells something like 2.9 billion donuts every year. (That includes the super-snackable Munchkins donut holes.) You probably won’t be able to make more donuts than Dunkin’, but here’s our guide on How to Make Doughnuts at Home.

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