Boost Food Safety, Product Quality and Equipment Performance with Stera-Sheen

Nothing is more important in the foodservice industry than the safety and quality of food products, but consistently maintaining the highest standards is easier said than done. However with Stera-Sheen Green Label (SSG) manufactured by Purdy Products Company, you can rest assured that you are fully eliminating milkstone and other food soils each time you clean and sanitize specific Dunkin’ Donuts or Baskin-Robbins equipment (see below). As a new DDIFO Sponsor, Purdy Products Company is offering a DCP-approved product that will give you confidence and peace of mind

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Franchisees Go for the FLIP

A majority of Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owners has signed up for the FLIP – a Brand and BAC led initiative to convert a majority of Dunkin’ shops nationwide to one technology platform. The platform includes March Systems video surveillance, Radiant POS systems, a price confirmation board for drive-thrus and handheld scanners for bar-coded merchandise and for processing credit cards, gift cards and coupons.

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Dunkin’ Donuts Solicits Franchisees in Milwaukee

Dunkin’ Donuts announced earlier this week that in an effort to enhance its franchise locations in the U.S., it is soliciting franchisees to open restaurants in the Greater Milwaukee area, currently home to just four restaurants.

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Rogue Dunkin’ Donuts Franchise Owner Brings Back Penny

It was noted at NPR that a rogue Dunkin’ Donuts franchise owner “decided to eliminate the use of pennies” — the latest salvo in the long-running, low-grade war on the penny. Dunkin’ HQ was called by NPR for comment. In an email, the company told NPR that the store has abandoned the ban.

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CIT Testimony Blocked in Dunkin’ – Barkan Trial

Janet Sparks reports at BlueMauMau that after six years of litigation with Dunkin’ Donuts over losing his six stores and store development agreements to open new restaurants, franchisee Irwin Barkan was convinced that the franchisor intentionally interfered in his efforts to refinance his debt. Now because of new information he has discovered on his own, Barkan feels even stronger in his beliefs.

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Dunkin’ Taps Junk Rally to Fund Private Equity Payout

Sapna Maheshwari and Emre Peker report at Bloomberg Businessweek that Dunkin’ Brands Inc., owner of Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins restaurants, is taking advantage of a rally in high-yield debt to raise about $2 billion for a payout to its private-equity shareholders.

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Fraud, Breach and Wrongful Termination

W Michael Garner reports at Bluemaumau that since Labor Day, franchisees around the country filed suits against their franchisors for fraud, breach of contract and wrongful termination. He notes: Dunkin’s Continuing Termination Campaign

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