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  • Murray Englander

Happy National Donut Day!

Here are some fun donut facts:

  • In the U.S. alone, more than 10 billion donuts are made every year.

  • The largest donut ever made was an American-style jelly donut weighing 1.7 tons, which was 16 feet in diameter and 16 inches high in the center.

  • Per capita, Canada has more donut shops than any other country.

  • The hole in the donut’s center appeared in the first half of the 19th Century.

  • Adolph Levitt invented the first donut machine in 1920.

  • The US donut industry is worth 3.6 billion dollars.

  • The Guinness World record for donut eating is held by John Haight, who consumed 29 donuts in just over 6 minutes

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