Dunkin’ Donuts, the US baked goods and coffee chain operator, is set to beat US rival Starbucks in making its debut in India, with the opening of its first site in New Delhi this June. Last year, the Dunkin' Brands-owned chain signed a master franchise agreement with Jubilant Foodworks Ltd (JFL) to open 80 to 100 new outlets in India in the coming five years. Jubilant Foodworks Ltd (JFL), The agreement will eventually see more than 500 units opened under the Dunkin’ Donuts brand throughout India within the next 15 years. Last month, Starbucks, the global coffee shop chain, unveiled plans to open its first sites in India through a 50-50 joint venture with Tata Global Beverages, as part of an initial investment of 4bn rupees ($80m) in the country. The company, which currently operates more than 17,000 cafes worldwide, said the first sites under the new venture would open by September under the co-branding Starbucks Coffee: A Tata Alliance – a first the coffee chain. The sites will be developed in cities across the country, beginning with stores in Delhi and Mumbai.