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Dunkin Donuts will slash menu offerings beginning this Monday

Dunkin Donuts will roll out a smaller more simplified menu this Monday with an eye toward the bottom line and an attempt for faster and more accurate service

The menu items getting the ax, includes smoothies, afternoon sandwiches (turkey, cheddar and bacon, ham and cheddar, tuna and chicken salad), the Big N’ Toasted and Angus steak and egg breakfast sandwiches, flatbread items, some muffins and bagel and cream cheese combinations and peach, caramel and mocha flavor coffee shots.

“Franchisees have been asking for something like this for quite some time,” said Chris Fuqua, Dunkin’s senior vice president of operations strategy and supply chain, in the Boston Herald. “They’re facing challenges with labor, and we’re always looking to maximize profitability for franchisees. If you can remove products that are more difficult to make or … consumers aren’t asking for as much, you can make the stores easier to work in, and you can positively impact their (profit and loss statement).”