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Dunkin Donuts has signed with a franchisee to bring the brand back to Yucatán. Photo: Al Detalle
Dunkin Donuts has signed with a franchisee to bring the brand back to Yucatán. Photo: Al Detalle

Canton, Mass. —  Dunkin’ Donuts, one of the world’s leading coffee and baked goods chains, on Tuesday announced that it has signed a franchise agreement with family-owned Alimentacion Mexico Americana, part of Berny Group, to develop 20 new restaurants on and around the Yucatán Peninsula.

This franchise agreement covers areas including the states of Yucatán, Campeche, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Tabasco and Chiapas.  With the signing of this agreement, Dunkin’ Donuts has plans to develop nearly 150 restaurants in Mexico over the coming years.

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“Our new franchisee, Alimentacion Mexico Americana, has extensive quick-service restaurant and operations experience in Mexico, and we are thrilled they have chosen to expand the Dunkin’ Donuts brand in the Yucatán region,” said Grant Benson, vice president of global franchising and business development for Dunkin’ Brands. “As we continue our ongoing expansion throughout the country, these new restaurants will satisfy a growing consumer demand for Dunkin’ Donuts in Mexico.”

Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants in Mexico will feature the brand’s wide range of hot and iced coffees, lattes, espressos, cappuccinos, teas, frozen drinks, croissants, donuts and sandwiches. The brand will also offer regional menu items to cater to local tastes.

Dunkin’ Donuts has more than 11,700 locations in 43 countries around the world.

The iconic New England company began recruiting franchisees in Mexico last year. To apply, visit www.DDGlobalFranchising.com.

Source: RestaurantNews.com

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