-- Tims celebrates the holidays with new hot beverages, baked goods, and gift items --
OAKVILLE, ON, Dec. 1, 2014 /CNW/ - As the temperature drops and the last of the autumn leaves tumble, Tim Hortons invites guests to fa-la-la-la in love with its festive line up of classic favourites and new decadent delights, available in Canada and the United States throughout the holiday season.
"We often hear from our guests how much they look forward to welcoming the holiday season with their favourite festive Tim Hortons products, and we feel priviledged to be a part of their holiday traditions," says David Clanachan, Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons Inc. "This year more than ever, we're excited to provide the ultimate holiday experience with our range of new seasonal beverages, baked goods, and merchandise."
Dreaming of a Dark Chocolate Christmas
New this year, guests can truly indulge in the holiday season, with one of several new dark chocolate hot beverages or baked goods. Perfect for cozying up with on a cold day, the New Dark Chocolate Dream Latte features premium espresso with frothy milk, cocoa mix, all topped with chocolate whip topping and dark chocolate pearls. Paired with a New Dark Chocolate Donut, this winning combination is sure to bring joy to guests across North America.
To pay homage to the time-honoured holiday taste of the minty candy cane, Tims Hortons is also offering the new Candy Cane Dark Hot Chocolate, which is topped with mouthwatering chocolate whipped topping and candy cane bark.
Dasher and Dancer, Donner and…Donuts
To satisfy even the most discerning sweet tooth, Tim Hortons bakers are whipping up a wide selection of tasty holiday treats1, including the New Dark Chocolate Donut, the Candy Cane Chocolate Donut, the Gingerbread Glazed Donut, Santa's Favourite Vanilla Dip Donut, the Jingle Bell Boston Cream Donut, the Merry Chocolate Raspberry Donut, and rich Red Velvet Muffin and Cookie.
The Season for Giving
To help guests get into the giving spirit, Tims is also introducing a new range of holiday gift items, making each restaurant a one-stop shop for guests. The 2014 holiday merchandise lineup includes a new snow-white 16oz china coffee mug lined in red, green, or blue, the cold-weather favourite Candy Cane Hot Chocolate for guests to enjoy at home, and a new iteration of the annual Tims holiday ornament featuring a classic Timbit box, perfect to dazzle on any tree.
A Social Celebration
This year, for the first time, Tim Hortons iconic holiday cups feature festive sweater designs and special holiday hashtags to help guests spread some warmth this holiday season. Guests are invited to join the celebration using #WarmWishes in Canada and #TimsTackySweater in the US on Twitter (@TimHortons; @TimHortonsUS), Facebook (facebook.com/TimHortons; facebook/TimHortonsUS) and Instagram (@TimHortons; @TimHortonsUS).
Whether it's warming up with a festive hot beverage, enjoying a special holiday treat, or finding the perfect gift items for family and friends, Tim Hortons is the perfect place to celebrate the holiday season.
Tim Hortons Inc. Overview
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North America based on market capitalization, and the largest in Canada. Operating in the quick service segment of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, hot and cold specialty drinks (including lattes, cappuccinos and espresso shots), specialty teas and fruit smoothies, fresh baked goods, grilled Panini and classic sandwiches, wraps, soups, prepared foods and other food products. As of September 28, 2014, Tim Hortons had 4,590 systemwide restaurants, including 3,665 in Canada, 869 in the United States and 56 in the Gulf Cooperation Council. More information about the Company is available at www.timhortons.com.
1 In participating North American restaurants.
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