Hostess Brands Inc. is expanding its popular donut lineup with new caffeinated Hostess Boost Jumbo Donettes in two decadent flavors. The hearty Chocolate Mocha and Caramel Macchiato donuts contain slightly less caffeine (50mg. to 70mg.) than one cup of coffee.
Boost Jumbo Donettes are said to be three times bigger than the original mini Donettes. They are caffeinated with coffee bean extract and are lightly glazed.
The Chocolate Mocha variety combines the decadent flavors of chocolate and espresso coffee, while Caramel Macchiato combines creamy caramel and espresso coffee flavors. Both varieties come in a 2.5-oz. single-serve package at a suggested retail price of $2.49.
"For adults who are increasingly looking for alternative sources of caffeine, our new Hostess Boost Jumbo Donettes offer a tasty, energy-boosting, grab-and-go way to jumpstart the day," said Hostess Brands general manager Christopher Balach.
Introduced in 1940, mini Donettes were inspired by confections made by Dutch bakers hundreds of years ago. Boost Jumbo Donettes begin rolling out in convenience channels this month.