CANTON, Mass. (November 7, 2011) – Dunkin’ Donuts, America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods, has teamed up with Hillshire Farm® for the first time to introduce the new Smokehouse Sausage Breakfast Sandwich, a hearty breakfast sandwich featuring the delicious taste of Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage. Available for a limited time at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide, the Smokehouse Sausage Breakfast Sandwich features a warm, toasted English muffin stacked with egg, melted American cheese and juicy, smoked-to-perfection split sausage.
 
“We’re always looking for ways to innovate around our breakfast menu and introduce new and unique flavor choices,” said Stan Frankenthaler, Dunkin’ Brands’ Executive Chef and Vice President of Product Innovation. “By partnering with Hillshire Farm, we have created a breakfast sandwich that features the delicious ingredients and natural spices of Hillshire FarmSmoked Sausage that people have enjoyed for generations. We’re confident that our guests will love this new menu item,” he said.
 
The new Smokehouse Sausage Breakfast Sandwich is the latest addition to Dunkin’ Donuts’ lineup of delicious breakfast sandwiches, served fast and freshly-prepared, and available all day. With several choices featuring breakfast favorites such as smoked cherry wood bacon, aged cheddar cheese, egg whites, freshly baked croissants, hearty bagels or toasted English muffins, Dunkin’ Donuts is the perfect place to go for breakfast sandwiches to start your morning and keep you running all day.
 
To learn more about Dunkin’ Donuts, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com or follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DunkinDonuts) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/DunkinDonuts).
 
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About Dunkin' Donuts
Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the regular/decaf coffee, iced coffee, hot flavored coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned the No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for five years running. The company has more than 9,700 restaurants in 31 countries worldwide. In 2010, Dunkin' Donuts' global system-wide sales were $6 billion. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is a subsidiary of Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: DNKN). For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

About Hillshire Farm
Hillshire Farm has been providing quality meat products since 1934. Hillshire Farm uses only quality cuts of meat, delivering products that are versatile, easy to use and available in a variety of sizes and flavors. The Hillshire Farm sausage portfolio includes Hillshire Farm Smoked Sausage, Hillshire Farm Link Sausageand Hillshire Farm Lit’l Smokies cocktail links. Visit www.hillshirefarm.com for additional information.