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Dunkin Donuts raising prices

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BOSTON (WHDH) - It's going to get a bit more expensive to run on Dunkin.

The Massachusetts-based company announced Monday it's raising prices due to the soaring cost of coffee in South America.

However, the increase will fall mainly on food items like breakfast sandwiches and donuts. Dunkin Donuts doesn't want to raise coffee prices so it can keep its competitive edge against Starbucks.

The move comes a week after the company that sells Dunkin Donuts brand coffee to supermarkets announced plans to raise prices by 9%.
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