Dunkin’ Donuts serves ‘Eagles World Champions’ cups in New England
New England Patriots fans were left with a bad taste in their mouths after some Dunkin’ Donuts outposts in the Boston area mistakenly served beverages in cups featuring the message “Eagles World Champions” on them.
News of the unfortunate gaffe came via a Facebook post from Boston’s Fun 107 radio station.
Oops. It certainly has been a rough few weeks for New Englanders when it comes to being reminded about the Patriots’ tough loss to the Eagles in Super Bowl LII, intentional or otherwise.
As word of the mix-up spread on social media, Dunkin’ Donuts — headquartered in Canton, Mass., incidentally — immediately pulled the cups and issued a statement.
“We appreciate our loyal customers for bringing this to our attention, and we are taking steps to ensure all of our local stores are stocked with the correct cups. Go Pats.” the company’s statement read, via The Sun Chronicle.
It turns out that the Eagles cups were supposed to be used in the Philadelphia market — obviously — while the Boston-area outposts were supposed to be shipped Patriots cups.
Quite the egregious mistake, indeed, but certainly not the end of the world … although Patriots fans who had the unpleasant experience of having their Dunkin’ Donuts drinks served in cups bearing “Eagles World Champions” may have done a spit-take.