Twenty-one short facts
about Tim Hortons
Tim's real name was Miles Gilbert Horton
There are currently 1624 Tim Horton restaurants in Canada.
There are currently 111 Tim Horton restaurants in the United States.
Tim Horton came out of retirement to play one last season of professional hockey and died when he crashed the car that was given to him as a signing bonus.
Tim Horton started his enterprise with a partner named Ron Joyce who was an ex-Hamilton, Ontario cop
The most consistently busy Tim Horton's is at 648 Colbourne Street East in Brantford, Ontario.
The city with the most Tim Hortons per capita is Moncton, New Brunswick.
Canada has the most donut shops per capita than any other country.
It is said that in September 1988 that the face of Jesus appeared on the outside brick wall of the Tim Horton's in Bras D'Or, Cape Breton.
Tim Horton's sell 3 million donuts a day.
TDL Group, which operates Tim Horton's out of Oakville, Ontario, earned $1.3 billion in 1998 which is more than $40 for every Canadian.
Larry Murphy, of the Detroit Red Wings, on February 5, 1999, broke Tim Horton's defenceman's record of 1,466 regular season games
Franchise owners must pay between $350,000 - $370,000 (plus taxes) for a Tim Horton's license.
The flavours of donuts that are required at each franchise are: apple fritter, dutchie, chocolate, maple, honey dip, old fashion plain, glazed, chocolate glazed, double chocolate, sour cream plain, sour cream glazed, boston cream, walnut crunch, and the honey cruller.
There are 56 different varieties of Tim Horton donuts.
Tim's favourite donut was the dutchie.
Tim Horton cups are manufactured in Toronto and London, Ontario.
A Tim Horton's Maple donut has 258 calories or 1078 kilojoules.
Tim Horton's baked goods are free of lard and any pork products and their donut glaze is now completely vegetable based.
You can no longer find Tim Horton's portrait in Tim Horton restaurants.