25 Mouth-Watering Doughnut Facts You Probably Didn’t Know

It’s National Doughnut Day, meaning you’re stuck at work wondering why you don’t have a doughnut in your hand. That’s only natural. Doughnuts are as delicious as they are addictive. Just the mere sight of them makes our salivary glands flood our mouths like a tsunami. The colorful toppings, the shimmering and sugary glaze, the sweet smell and the soft, fluffy texture easily force us to throw down cash for a baker’s dozen. Even the shape is a perfect circle ready to be devoured. And, if we’re being honest, we could binge eat an entire box right now.  But, while you decide if you’re going to get a doughnut, and you obviously should, let’s learn some doughnut trivia first. Here are 25 Mouth-Watering Doughnut Facts You Probably Didn’t Know.

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Canada loves doughnuts. Per capita, they have more doughnut shops than any other country. Their love of doughnuts is deeply connected to their love of coffee, an agreeably awesome food combination.

tim hortonsSource: http://www.cbc.ca/archives/entry/the-doughnut-unofficial-national-sugary-snack

While Canada is the country with the most doughnut shops, Boston, Massachusetts takes the cake for the city with the most doughnut shops per person. It comes out to about one doughnut shop for 2,480 people.

dunkin donutsSource: http://triviahive.com/d/which-us-city-has-the-most-donut-shops-per-capita-50D0F60F627751CB


The global doughnut industry is worth roughly 40 billion USD. It's projected to grow to 55 billion in 2024.

doughnut industrySource: https://www.goldsteinresearch.com/report/global-doughnuts-market-outlook-2024-global-opportunity-and-demand-analysis-market-forecast-2016-2024

Many world records have been achieved with doughnuts. Shamus Petherick, for instance, ate the most powdered doughnuts in three minutes at the Donuts Coffee N More in Australia.

powdered donutSource: http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com/world-records/most-powdered-doughnuts-eaten-in-three-minutes


Between Krispy Kreme, Tim Hortons, and Dunkin' Donuts, it's Dunkin' Donuts that takes the number one spot as the largest doughnut chain in the world with 11,000 stores in 33 countries.

dunkin donuts 2Soruce: https://www.policeone.com/entertainment/articles/231432006-The-top-5-donut-chains-according-to-cops/

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