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Our news partners at WCPO-TV in Cincinnati reported back in April that UDF officials had decided to make its own doughnuts, ending a doughnut contract with the local Busken Bakery and instead building an $11 million "Fresh Foods" production facility on Kemper Road in Sycamore Township in suburban Cincinnati. The new line of doughnuts is the first food produced at the facility, which is part of an ongoing strategy to improve fresh food offerings in UDF stores, WCPO-TV reported.
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UDF operates nearly 200 stores in three states, including six in the Dayton area, and nearly a dozen in the broader Miami Valley.
>> Dunkin' Donuts wins the latest round of the Dayton-area doughnut wars against Tim Hortons
The Dayton area has been ground zero in a bit of a doughnut war between two large international chains, Dunkin’ Donuts and Tim Hortons, and it is also home to several independent doughnut shops, several of which have been around for decades.