Doughnuts So Good They Make Starbucks 'Jealous' The lines trailing around the corner of a small doughnut chain in Seattle caught the eye of Starbucks bigwigs. Soon the husband-and-wife team was in doughnut "boot camp," boxing hundreds of treats to sell nationwide for the coffee company.
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Doughnuts So Good They Make Starbucks 'Jealous'

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Doughnuts So Good They Make Starbucks 'Jealous'

Doughnuts So Good They Make Starbucks 'Jealous'

Doughnuts So Good They Make Starbucks 'Jealous'

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The lines trailing around the corner of a small doughnut chain in Seattle caught the eye of Starbucks bigwigs. Soon the husband-and-wife team was in doughnut "boot camp," boxing hundreds of treats to sell nationwide for the coffee company. Mark Klebeck, co-founder of Top Pot Doughnuts, discusses this special relationship with Alex Cohen.

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