Dunkin’ Just Dropped Its Own Lines of Face Masks
“America Runs on Dunkin’” has served as the donut chain’s slogan since 2006. But in 2020, the CDC recommends that, beyond coffee, Americans may also need a face covering as part of their daily routine. Now, Dunkin’ is here to help with that, too.
This week, Dunkin’ began selling its own line of Dunkin’-branded face masks. “With face masks continuing to be a requirement for all employees at Dunkin’ restaurants for the foreseeable future, the brand has created five new Dunkin’-inspired face mask designs,” the company explained on its website. “Our new face masks come in five Dunkin’-ized designs and are a fun way to sprinkle some joy and rep your orange and pink pride while staying covered.”
Dunkin’ fans can choose from a “Dunkin’ Proud Mask” featuring a pattern of the Dunkin’ name, a “Sprinkled with Donuts Mask” with little donut spots, one of two “Donut Smile Masks” offering a half-donut smile in either orange or pink, and a “Dunkin’ Orange Sprinkled with Joy Mask” that simply features colorful sprinkles on an orange background. (Bonus option: That final mask also comes in a combo Dunkin’/Baskin Robbins version featuring both logos if you want to show some ice cream love as well.) All of the masks are sure to pair well with your Dunkin’-ized shoes.
Though not a medical-grade product, these “made in the USA” masks are billed as being produced “from 2-ply poly scuba cloth with a nose pleat for comfortable wear” and a filter pocket. The masks landed on the Dunkin’ online pop-up shop yesterday and sell for $10 each – and as an added bonus, $3 from every purchase made from now until August 31 will be donated to the Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation “to support health and hunger relief for children in underserved communities.”
Dunkin’ stated that face masks would be part of the chain’s reopening plan in an announcement made on May 29. As part of their health protocols for restaurant employees, Dunkin’ explained, “We’ve also implemented temporary brand standards requiring restaurant employees to wear single-use gloves, regardless of the task, and non-medical masks."