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Dunkin’ Donuts Plans to Raise Prices

Coffee prices have risen this year, but Dunkin’ Donuts plans to spread the cost across many menu items.

Photo credit: Patch file photo.
Photo credit: Patch file photo.

Your morning Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and doughnut may soon get more expensive.

Dunkin’ Donuts plans to increase prices on its menu in the wake of higher coffee prices because of wet weather in Central America and droughts in Brazil, which have destroyed coffee crops.

Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin’ Brands, said the price of Dunkin’ coffee will increase slightly, but the added cost of coffee will be spread across multiple products.

Dunkin’ Donuts is increasing prices after J.M. Smucker, the company that sells coffee to Dunkin’ Donuts coffee in supermarkets, announced it was raising prices by an average of 9% because of weather problems in Central America and Brazil.

Read the Huffington Post for more information about the price increases.


Frank Mulligan June 10, 2014 at 06:34 PM
Folks smarting -Up. I was buying 4 MEdium coffee's a DAY. Now , I boy Cott them. I make my OWN coffee. The PUBLIC is SUCKER"S.
SCOWE DAVIDC June 11, 2014 at 07:53 AM
The DD stock dropped $.10 over the past year. They need to make up for that loss. I wonder if there going to raise the price of ice cream also seeing as they own Baskin Robbins. They have the market cornered for winter and summer.
J. Walter Swartz June 11, 2014 at 10:56 AM
I wish we had a Krispy Kreme in Woodbridge.
Donna Westbrook July 06, 2014 at 11:21 AM
I like DD coffee. I don't buy it often but when I do I really enjoy it. It is not their fault about the crops. I will still buy their coffee, I love their coffee!
Frank Mulligan July 07, 2014 at 06:44 PM
I love DD coffee. The price goes up. I boycott. I can make my OWN. The price's are to HIGH NOW. Be wise MAKE your OWN.

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