We already brought you part one of our list of 18 things you didn’t know about Dunkin Donuts, and now we’re back with part two! Check out nine more fascinating facts about the giant coffee and donut chain that you definitely (probably) didn’t know. You might be surprised by what you find out!
Number Nine: There Are More Than 10,000 of Them Around the World. And those 10,000 Dunkin Donuts are located in 32 countries! There is a DD in 38 of the 50 United States as well.
Number Eight: They Fired Madonna. It’s true! Madonna was hired to work in the Dunkin Donuts in New York’s Time Square; however, she squirted jelly on a customer and was subsequently fired on her very first day.
Number Seven: They Used to Sell Easter Egg Donuts. You might be familiar with DD’s Peep-themed donuts around Easter time, but did you know they used to sell donuts in the shape of Easter eggs around the holiday? Well, now you do!
Number Six: They Sell 106 Types of Donuts in the United States. Yes, if the stars align, you could go 106 days in a row without having the same donut twice.
Number Five: Their International Donuts Are Kind of Insane. In Singapore, Dunkin Donuts offers donuts with flavors like wasabit cheese and seaweed cheese. In other countries, DD sells mochi-flavored donuts, and in China, they even sell a savory dried pork donut!
Number Four: They Made a Donut for Prince William and Kate Middleton. After Prince William and Kate Middleton got married, DD began selling a limited-edition “Royal Wedding Donut.” The donut was in the shape of a heart and filled with jelly.
Number Three: They Own Baskin Robbins. You may have been in a Dunkin Donuts that also has a Baskin Robbins, and that’s because DD owns Baskin Robbins.
Number Two: They Have Hosted Weddings. One New Jersey couple decided to get married in a Dunkin Donuts in 2011. And that’s not all! In 2005, another couple got married in a Philadelphia DD as well.
Number One: They Help Out in Times of Need. After the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013, while most stores were closed down, several Dunkin Donuts stayed open. They offered a safe place for people to stay and offered free donuts to cops. We hope you enjoyed our list of 18 things you didn’t know about Dunkin Donuts!