Dunkin’ launching Spicy Ghost Pepper doughnut with ‘Hot Ones’ host Sean Evans

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Dunkin’ Brands Group Inc. will launch a limited-time Spicy Ghost Pepper doughnut on Wednesday, available nationwide through December. The doughnut is made with strawberry icing that’s been flavored with cayenne and ghost pepper. The company has partnered with Sean Evans, host of the popular “Hot Ones” series, for a special episode on Oct. 19, where he will eat one of the doughnuts with a variety of hot sauces. Dunkin’ is also making doughnut decorating kits available for Halloween. Dunkin’ stock has gained 13% for the year to date while the S&P 500 index is up 9.1% for the period.
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