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SPAR, the leading convenience store retailer in Scotland, is further expanding their food-to-go offering by bringing delicious, pre-packaged donuts by fan-favourite brand, Dunkin’ to locations across Scotland.

This exciting new addition to SPAR Scotland stores comes as part of a significant investment by wholesaler CJ Lang and Son Limited, which will see 64 company owned stores the length and breadth of the country offering a fantastic food-to-go service by the end of April 2021 under the new and exciting banner of ‘CJ’s – hot and tasty food-to-go’.  The remaining company owned stores will rollout thereafter on an aggressive project timescale that should see completion by the summer of 2021.

Dunkin’ donuts will be available in stores alongside other tasty and quick products.  The dynamic food-to-go rollout programme in SPAR Scotland stores will also include a hot breakfast and lunch offer.

Stephen Brown, Head of Food to Go at CJ Lang and Son Limited, said: “We are delighted to be working with another innovative international brand like Dunkin’, adding to the stable of existing brands we work with and the multitude of Scottish based suppliers.

“As sole distributer for Dunkin’ donuts in Scotland at this time, we’re really excited to be bringing this well-loved sweet treat to our customers.

“We have very ambitious plans to grow food-to-go within our SPAR estate in Scotland. It is one of the fastest growing sectors of the eating out market and as a forward thinking convenience retailer we are making a huge investment to ensure we are at the forefront of this sector.”

The introduction of Dunkin’ products is part of a wider company focus on food-to-go, local bakery products and fresh produce.  Very recently SPAR Scotland launched their new Lunch Meal Deal, which offers great value for money on award winning products like sandwiches and salads from Greencore plus lots of soft drinks and snacks.

“As we continue Dunkin’s strategic expansion across Europe, we’re thrilled to offer our delicious donuts to consumers in Scotland,” said Canar Gursoy, Dunkin’ Brands’ Regional Vice President, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

“We’re excited to work with CJ Lang and Son Limited, one of the largest convenience retail groups in Scotland, to offer pre-packaged assortments of our premium donuts to their customers.”

As part of the launch, SPAR Scotland donated over 1,000 Dunkin’ donuts to NHS Tayside, split between Dudhope Young Person’s Inpatient and Outpatient Units and Ninewells Hospital.

Dudhope Young Person’s Inpatient and Outpatient Units Service Manager, Rosie Baillie, said: “I’m delighted to receive the donation of these donuts on behalf of the staff at the Young People’s Unit.

“Our staff work tremendously hard and the last six months have been very difficult due to the pandemic. Whilst our team has not been directly involved in the frontline Covid response, we have worked under very difficult circumstances to continue providing in-patient care to children and adolescents experiencing mental health issues, in spite of the restrictions and regulations imposed by Covid 19. These donuts will be a real treat for everyone – thank you!”

Assorted two and four packs of classic Dunkin’ donut varieties are available at selected SPAR Scotland stores now.