Dunkin' Donuts - part of the
Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc.
) - announced a palate of new menu innovations to delight the
senses just in time for spring and summer. This iconic coffee and
donuts restaurant has recently launched an iced tea apart from
adding seasonal flavors to its popular freshly brewed Iced Tea.
These items will be available throughout the summer.
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The newest addition to the summer menu - the Iced Green Tea - is
a refreshing drink which contains high amount of antioxidants.
The iced-tea, featuring the Rainforest Alliance Certified seal,
contains 30% tea from Rainforest Alliance Certified farms managed
in keeping with meticulous environmental, social and economic
To celebrate the launch, Dunkin' Donuts has donated $50,000 to
the Rainforest Alliance - an international non-profit
organization that maintains biodiversity to achieve long-term
In addition, the iconic coffee and donuts restaurant is offering
fresh, fruity flavors such as blueberry, peach and raspberry of
its popular Iced Tea. These will be available in both sweetened
and unsweetened varieties, with the latter having only 5 calories
in a 16 ounce serving.
A recent study by restaurant consultancy Technomic shows that
cafes are the fastest-growing segment in the fast-food industry,
with sales up 9% last year. In our view, Dunkin' Donuts' seasonal
menu offerings will not only tap into the thriving demand for
coffee but also bring in seasonal innovations in the platter - an
important strategy to remain afloat in the highly competition
In fact, Dunkin' is continuously strengthening its product
portfolio with significant innovation in coffee and refreshment,
and enhancing its core food offerings. Earlier this month,
Dunkin' teamed up with its sister brand Baskin-Robbins to serve
iced coffees in different flavors. The new flavors - Cookie Dough
Iced Coffee and Jamoca Almond Fudge Iced Coffee - will be
available through spring and summer.
Along with these, the immensely popular Butter Pecan Iced Coffee
has made a comeback. the company also unveiled the Eggs Benedict
Breakfast Sandwich, comprising an egg, Black Forest ham and
Dunkin' Brands Group currently has a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy). Some
other better-performing restaurants include
Famous Dave's of America Inc.
The Wendy's Company
Jack in the Box Inc.
). All these sport a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy).