Dunkin’ Donuts coming to Maui
CANTON, MA – Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, last week announced the signing of a multi-unit store development agreement with new franchise group Aloha Petroleum Ltd.
Under the agreement, Aloha Petroleum will develop 15 new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants on the islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Big Island, with the first restaurant planned to open in 2017.
“We are excited to have the opportunity to launch the Dunkin’ Donuts brand in Hawaii, and look forward to opening our first location early next year,” said Richard Parry, president and CEO of Aloha Petroleum.
“This new business venture will complement our existing retail offerings throughout the islands and help us diversify our portfolio.”
Offerings at Dunkin’ Donuts include hot coffee, iced coffee, flavored coffees, lattes, macchiato, espresso, cappuccino, Dunkin’ Donuts K-Cup pods, Coolatta frozen drinks, donuts, muffins, bagels, breakfast and bakery sandwiches, and a DDSMART menu featuring healthy items.
“Our enthusiastic and dedicated franchisees contribute to our brand’s growth, which has helped solidify our position as one of the fastest growing brands by unit count in the quick-service restaurant industry,” said Grant Benson, CFE, vice president of global franchising and business development, Dunkin’ Brands. “We are thrilled that Aloha Petroleum will be developing the brand throughout the Hawaiian Islands, and are also pleased to announce that even more of America will be ‘Running on Dunkin,’ since this agreement marks our upcoming entry into our 42nd state.”
In an effort to keep the brand fresh and competitive, Dunkin’ Donuts offers flexible concepts for many real estate formats, including free-standing restaurants, end caps, in-line sites, gas and convenience stores, travel plazas, universities, as well as other retail environments.