Savory Donut

Donuts are increasingly turning savory, or are paired with savory dishes

Implications - With artisan donuts being increasingly popular in recent years, the diversity of this food item is now being expanded to include savory options or pairings. Such items and combos cater to consumers looking to experiment in familiar formats, allowing them to expand their foodie proclivities in a simple way.

Workshop Question - How could your brand give its consumers the opportunity to experiment?
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Jun 17 - Aug 18
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Decadent Poutine Donuts - Tim Hortons is Offering a Poutine Donut for Canada's 150th Anniversary
SCORE 4.8
Average 402 Clicks Pub: Jun 28, 17
Decadent Poutine Donuts
Tim Hortons is Offering a Poutine Donut for Canada's 150th Anniversary
Tim Hortons’ new Poutine Donut is about as Canadian a product as one could imagine — on par with Don Cherry wearing a suit plastered with pictures of moose and discussing his favorite Corner... [More]
Snack Food-Inspired Savory Donuts - Krispy Kreme's Cheetos Pops Taste Like Smokey Barbecue
SCORE 6.9
This Year and Warm 417 Clicks Pub: Aug 1, 18
Snack Food-Inspired Savory Donuts
Krispy Kreme's Cheetos Pops Taste Like Smokey Barbecue
In the quest of providing the consumer with the most innovative, exciting and experimental food combinations, Krispy Kreme’s South Korea stores have developed savory donuts that boast a smokey... [More]
Mini Cheese-Filled Donuts - McDonald’s Germany is Selling Camembert Donuts as a Cheesy Side Dish
SCORE 6.3
This Year and Warm 349 Clicks Pub: Apr 27, 18
Mini Cheese-Filled Donuts
McDonald’s Germany is Selling Camembert Donuts as a Cheesy Side Dish
While Camembert cheese may be the price of France, McDonald’s Germany is taking a stab at the soft and creamy cheese with the debut of its new Camembert Donuts. Featuring a crispy, golden... [More]
Gargantuan Donut Burgers - Hard Rock Cafe is Offering Two Tasty Donut Burgers for National Donut Day
SCORE 3.5
Mild 1,316 Clicks Pub: Jun 2, 17
Gargantuan Donut Burgers
Hard Rock Cafe is Offering Two Tasty Donut Burgers for National Donut Day
In honor of National Donut Day 2017, the Hard Rock Cafe in Times Square has teamed up with Entenmann’s Bakery to create two mouth-watering donut burgers. Perfect for breakfast or dinner, these... [More]
Toast-Donut Hybrids - IHOP Introduced a Trio of Sweet and Savory 'French-Toasted Donuts'
SCORE 1.7
Untested 134 Clicks Pub: Jul 31, 17
Toast-Donut Hybrids
IHOP Introduced a Trio of Sweet and Savory 'French-Toasted Donuts'
Three of the newest menu items available at IHOP are the French-Toasted Donuts, which come in a range of flavors like Bacon & Maple, Strawberries & Cream and Apple Fritter. The decadent... [More]
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