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Duck Donuts® Inks Largest Area Development Agreement to Open 25 Locations in Philippines

Area Development Agreement Signed to Develop 25 Duck Donuts Locations Over Six Years

MECHANICSBURG, PA (Jan. 24, 2024) –Duck Donuts, one of the nation’s fastest-growing donut franchise companies known for serving Warm, Delicious and Made-to-Order!® donuts, announced today the continuation of its international expansion. The company recently signed an area development agreement, awarding the rights to develop in the Philippines. The company’s newest international franchise partner, Bravo Foods Corp, is set to open 25 locations throughout the Philippines over the next six years. The first location, which is expected to open the second quarter of 2024, will be in Makati, a vibrant city in the Philippines’ Metro Manila region.

“We believe that the warmth and uniqueness of Duck Donuts will resonate with the Filipino community,” said Betsy Hamm, Duck Donuts CEO. “We are excited to embark on this journey of sweet success in partnership with Bert Bravo and leverage his knowledge of the market and industry as we begin to introduce Duck Donuts throughout the country of the Philippines.”

Edilberto “Bert” Bravo, CEO of Bravo Foods Corp, is an entrepreneur and a lawyer by profession in the Philippines. Among his businesses are U-Bix Corporation, Facilities Managers, Inc., Federated Realty Corporation, Bravo Hotel Corporation, and Coffee Tonya, Inc. He has a passion for delivering the best service to customers.

“Bravo Food Corp has vast experience in the food, hospitality and franchising industry, as we have owned several restaurants and have been a proud a master franchise partner with ServiceMaster for 28 years,” stated Bravo. “I saw the potential of Duck Donuts when I first heard about it from my colleagues in California. We are excited to bring the unique, customizable donuts to our country.”

Duck Donuts specializes in warm, delicious and made-to-order donuts. Customers can choose from a variety of topping combinations, including traditional favorites such as chocolate icing with sprinkles and more adventurous creations such as maple icing with bacon. The family-friendly stores offer a viewing area where children and adults alike can watch their donuts being made. Duck Donuts also sells coffee, espresso, donut breakfast sandwiches, donut sundaes, and offers online ordering and delivery in many locations.

Currently, Duck Donuts operates 145 locations across 25 states, Puerto Rico and five countries. For more information on domestic and international franchising opportunities, visit


Duck Donuts opened its first locations in 2007 in the beach resort towns of Duck and Kitty Hawk, North Carolina with the intention to create an oasis for vacationers to enjoy warm, delicious, made-to-order donuts. Headquartered in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, the company began franchising in 2013, and prides itself on sprinkling happiness to its guests through its unique in-store experience, exceptional guest service and a duckzillion donut combinations. As one of the fastest-growing donut franchise companies, Duck Donuts has more than 135 locally owned and operated shops across 25 states, Puerto Rico and international locations in Bangkok, Thailand; Burlington, Ontario; Edmonton, Alberta; Lahore, Pakistan; Doha, Qatar; and Cairo, Egypt. For more information, visit