June 5th is National Donut Day — stop by the Almonte hft shop for a free donut
National Donut Day is on the first Friday of June each year, succeeding the Donut Day event created by The Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the men and women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I.The holiday celebrates thedoughnut (a.k.a. “donut”). Many American donut stores offer free donuts on National Donut Day. In 2009, both independent donut shops and large national franchises offered free doughnuts in the United States. Chris Parry from theVancouver Sun noted in a satirical column that some Canadians are envious of the U.S. holiday. However, some doughnut shops in Canadian locations do participate.[
Written in 2013
Open six days a week now!
I had seen the food company HFT being talked about on “Regional Contact” on CJOH-TV and was curious. Word on the street was an inventor in Almonte, Ontario had created a donut with 60% less fat. “Be gone,” I said to myself, how can that be? The group at HFT have one goal, and that is to change the world concerning obesity. Their approach to help combat obesity with fried food is simple: the solution is not in how and what people eat but it is in how it is processed.
Okay, I can go along with that, but isn’t the man in charge of this, Ed Atwell the creator of the iconic and Canadian patented Sunnymoon Donut? For those of you not into the donut scene; the Sunnymoon Donut is a half-chocolate, half-vanilla hoop of cakey dough. Yes, miraculously the chocolate…
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