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Tea drinking aside, Dunkin’ tries again in UK

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Dunkin’ Donuts serves beef curry donuts in China, a saffron and pistachio flavor in India, and Dulce de Leche cream filling in Chile.

Now, the next addition to the Canton company’s international menu could be a donut-crumpet hybrid.

Nearly two decades after pulling out of the United Kingdom, Dunkin’ is returning to London with the hope that an expanded menu, changing British consumption habits, and a rebounding British economy will spell success this time around. The company announced Thursday that it signed agreements with two franchisee groups to develop 50 stores in North and East London over the next five years.

Dunkin’ added that it is in advanced negotiations to develop another 100 stores in other parts of the United Kingdom in the same period.

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