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Don Francisco’s Giving Away Free Dozen Donuts In These States

Who: Don Francisco’s Coffee

What: Receive a free dozen mix and match donuts from the bakery with the purchase of select Don Francisco’s Coffee products in honor of National Doughnut Day.

Where: Albertson’s and Safeway locations in the Portland, Seattle, Denver and Intermountain areas. Click through to find a Safeway, Albertson’s or Stater Bros near you.

When: June 7th, 2019 for Portland, Denver and the Intermountain (ID, SD, WY, UT, MT) area; June 5th – 11th, 2019 for Seattle.

Why: Because no one is having a day so good it couldn’t be improved by free donuts.

National Doughnut Day is June 7th and in celebration, Don Francisco’s is running a promotion that ups the ante from the standard “one free doughnut per person” – a free DOZEN mix and match donuts! Check out the details below:

Albertsons/Safeway Portland: Buy one 10-12 oz. bag of Don Francisco’s coffee OR one 12 count Don Francisco’s Single Serve and get one assorted dozen Private Label donuts. (6/7/19)

Albertson’s/Safeway Denver: Buy one 10-12 oz. bag of Don Francisco’s coffee OR one 12 count Don Francisco’s Single Serve and get one assorted dozen Private Label donuts. (6/7/19)

Albertson’s Intermountain (ID, SD, WY, UT, MT): Buy one 10-12 oz. bag of Don Francisco’s coffee OR one 12 count Don Francisco’s Single Serve and get one assorted dozen Private Label donuts. (6/7/19)

Albertson’s/Safeway Seattle: Buy any two 12 oz. Don Francisco Coffee Cans, Cold Brew or 12 count Don Francisco’s Single Serve and get one dozen assorted Private Label donuts. (6/5/19 – 6/11/19)

Overwhelmed by the possibilities? Read these suggested pairings to make the most of your designated dozen!

#1. Glazed & Cinnamon Hazelnut

A classic deserves a classic and nothing screams all-American, fried dough goodness like a traditional glazed doughnut paired with the spicy, nutty flavor of Don Francisco’s Cinnamon Hazelnut.

#2. Sprinkled & Hawaiian Hazelnut

Who says the unofficial drink of adulthood has to be drab? With a warm hazelnut aroma and hints of coconut, Don Francisco’s Hawaiian Hazelnut Arabica blend meets it’s match with a sprinkled donut for a combination that brings the whimsy.  

#3. Donut Croissant & Breakfast Blend

Some trends are so delicious that they outlive their fifteen minutes of fame – the donut croissant is one such creation. Tuck into this brilliant breakfast food hybrid with a mug of Don Francisco’s Breakfast Blend for a sweet start to your day.

#4. Sour Cream & Espresso

It’s a universal truth that darkness and decadence fit each other like a slipper. Tap into that with Don Francisco’s Espresso and a sour cream donut for a combination that’s the taste equivalent of watching true crime in a comfy sweater.  

#5. Persian Donut & Organic French Roast

Delicious and underrated, the complex, concentric Persian donut balances beautifully with Don Francisco’s French Roast, for a dark horse duo that balances sweet with smoky.

Out of the area and feeling left out? Those of you in SoCal are in luck with Stater Bros – buy any two 12 count Don Francisco’s French Roast Single Serve Box or Don Francisco’s French Roast coffee bags and receive one dozen free Hostess donuts for your trouble! (6/7/19)

Created in partnership with Don Francisco’s Coffee.

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These Cold Brew Packs Give You Jugs Of Quality, Affordable Coffee In Just 24 Hours

Cold brew has quickly become one of the smoothest and most flavorsome ways to enjoy an iced coffee. However, home cold brew kits tend to be on the expensive side, and coffee shops charge quite a bit more if you want some.

Up until now, cold brew fanatics have had to spend a little more out of pocket to get their morning caffeine fix. That doesn’t have to be the case, though, with the inexpensive way one company is approaching homemade cold brew.

Southern California-based coffee brand Don Francisco’s has developed a cold brew “pouch” that makes it both simple and less costly to make your own at home. A 4-pouch pack can make up to 96 ounces of coffee (or 12 cups) in total, and costs just under 9 dollars. The product is certified organic and uses 100% Arabica beans, too.

Don Francisco’s product works by creating a concentrate of cold brew that you then dilute with ingredients of your choice. The preferred way to start off is by dropping 2 packs into 4 cups of water and letting that steep for 24 hours. You then add 3 cups of filtered water and voila! you have delicious cold brew!

Making cold brew at home means you can get pretty creative with what goes inside the beverage. Infusions with mint, adding a dairy (or plant-based milk) of your choice, or even turning it into items like popsicles and affogatos are all possibilities.

The cold brew pouches themselves aren’t a new technology, but Don Francisco’s are one of the most affordable ones on shelves. At Sprouts, a California-based natural grocery store chain, Foodbeast’s own Elie Ayrouth found similar products from other coffee companies, but at nearly double the price of Don Francisco’s 8-dollar price tag.

That doesn’t mean they’re skimping on taste, though, as the custom blend of medium-dark roast grounds inside are 100% Arabica, meaning you’re getting the most flavor possible out of a coffee bean thanks to both their quality and the 24-hour chilled steeping process.

You’re also getting convenience, simplicity, and affordability from the cold brew pouches, meaning that you can get some quality iced coffee pretty easily without breaking out the big bucks at a coffee shop every morning.

What cold brew concoction would you make?

Created in partnership with Don Francisco’s