Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s Bring Back Nostalgic Smash Hit Froot Loops® Mini Donuts for a Limited Time

Froot Loops Mini Donuts Taste Just Like the Cereal We All Grew Up With

Froot Loops Mini Donuts available at Carl's Jr. and Hardee's. (Photo: Business Wire)

FRANKLIN, Tenn.--()--Selling out weeks after launching in 2018, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced the return of the popular Kellogg’s® Froot Loops® Mini Donuts. The snack-able treats that taste just like Froot Loops® cereal will be available for a limited-time at participating Hardee’s and Carl’s Jr. locations beginning the week of February 25, 2019.

First introduced in 2018, Kellogg’s® Froot Loops® Mini Donuts are a fresh spin on the iconic breakfast favorite along with a hint of 90s nostalgia — perfect for breakfast, snack time and beyond. The crave-able menu item comes in the five iconic colors of your childhood: red, blue, green, purple and yellow.

“Froot Loops® Mini Donuts are the perfect anytime snack and will bring any consumer back to their childhood,” said Owen Klein, VP Global Culinary Innovation, CKE Restaurants. “We know our fans craved these nostalgic treats, and we’re thrilled to bring this fun innovation back to our menu.”

Froot Loops® Mini Donuts will be available for a limited time at participating Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s locations beginning at $1.99, bundled in a fun, portable pack — perfect for sharing.

“It’s natural for Kellogg’s® to build upon our lineup of iconic brands with new products that reflect our understanding of consumers’ evolving tastes and lifestyles,” said Kristin Kroepfl, Vice President Commercial Marketing, Kellogg. “We’re proud to partner with Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s to innovate products that bring timeless fun and meet the needs of their on-the-go customers.”

In-store dates:

  • At participating Hardee’s locations beginning February 25, 2019
  • At participating Carl’s Jr. locations beginning February 27, 2019

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About CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc.

CKE Restaurants Holdings, Inc. (“CKE”), a privately held company based in Franklin, Tennessee, runs and operates Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s, two beloved regional brands, known for one-of-a-kind premium and innovative menu items such as 100 percent Black Angus Thickburgers®, Made from Scratch™ Biscuits and Hand-Breaded Chicken Tenders™. With both a US and international footprint, Carl’s Jr. Restaurants LLC and Hardee’s Restaurants LLC have over 3,800 franchised or company-operated restaurants in 44 states and 43 foreign countries and U.S. territories. For more information about CKE, please visit or its brand sites at and

FROOT LOOPS is a registered trademark of Kellogg NA. Co., used with permission.


CKE Communications
Candice Jacobson, 615-538-9317

Release Summary

Selling out weeks after launching in 2018, Carl’s Jr.® and Hardee’s® today announced the return of the popular Kellogg’s® Froot Loops® Mini Donuts.


CKE Communications
Candice Jacobson, 615-538-9317