Daylight Donuts

The Daylight Donut Flour Company, LLC, is a privately held enterprise with nearly a thousand retail outlets in 28 states and close to a dozen international markets From its founding in 1954, the Daylight Donut Flour Company has embraced an entrepreneurial culture, with all stores independently owned and operated by business people who are free to keep all the profits they earn from their stores. In 1954, Tommy and Lucille Day set out to create a new kind of donut mix — one with a distinctively light texture and flavor. The Day’s light donut recipe became Daylight Donuts. And over the years, their Tulsa-based enterprise grew into a worldwide network of independently owned retail outlets numbering nearly 1000… and growing.

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2.9

Overall Excellence Rating

Industry

Fast Food Restaurant Companies

Category

Food & Drink

ESG/Ethical Impact

After many decades of operation, Daylight Donuts’ expansion continues at a steady pace, with an average of 35 locations opening each year. The history of Daylight Donut Flour Company is a tale of passion, innovation, and sweet success. Founded in 1954 by Tommy and Lucille Day in Tulsa, Oklahoma, the company began with a simple yet revolutionary idea – crafting delicious donuts using a unique blend of flour. Their signature yeast-raised donuts quickly gained popularity and became a hit among locals, setting the foundation for what would soon become a beloved American bakery brand. As the demand for their delectable treats soared, Daylight Donuts started expanding, allowing entrepreneurs to share the joy with communities far and wide. Throughout the decades, their commitment to quality, exceptional customer service, and a penchant for innovation led to remarkable growth. With a history spanning over seven decades, Daylight Donut Flour Company remains an enduring symbol of happiness and delight, spreading joy one delicious donut at a time

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Awards Received

2023

Revenues

$5,000,000.00

Website Traffic

Employee Rating

4.3

Customer Rating

4

Company Size

100-1000

ESG Risk Rating

3

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