Dunkin’ rolls out Snackin’ Bacon nationwide

The Egg White Bowl and Sausage Scramble Bowl are also hitting the menu

Dunkin’ is adding a salty new snack to its menu: bacon.

Amid the surging plant-based "meats" frenzy, Dunkin’ is going against the grain with its new pork Snackin’ Bacon side item. The $2.79 dish rolled out nationwide this week.

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“For anyone who’s seeking a satisfying snack but is stuck with a sad selection at their desk, office kitchen or vending machine, Dunkin’ is adding some extra sizzle to its menu,” the chain said in a press release. “Dunkin’s Snackin’ Bacon is served in a sleeve to make it easy to enjoy while on the go, any time of day.”

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Each serving comes with eight half-slices of bacon, glazed with sweet black pepper seasoning and served in a french fry sleeve. Customers can also get the bacon served on the restaurant’s Sweet Black Pepper Bacon Breakfast Sandwich, per the release.

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Dunkin' Snackin' Bacon. (Courtesy of Dunkin'.)

But bacon isn’t the only thing Dunkin’ has added to the menu. The chain also added the Egg White Bowl, Sausage Scramble Bowl and the Lucky Shamrock-themed doughnut and Irish creme-flavored coffee in anticipation of St. Patrick’s Day. And for those who prefer to go meatless, Dunkin’ launched its plant-based Beyond Sausage sandwich late last year.

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As the chain continues to roll out new menu items, the stock of parent Dunkin’ Brands Group has been going in the wrong direction. Despite Dunkin’ restaurants generating $9 billion in the fiscal year of 2018, DBG’s stock is down nearly 6 percent year-to-date.

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