Westco, first known as the West Coast Supply Company before being shortened, was founded by Ziegler’s grandfather John Ziegler in the late-1920s — at least a decade before the Salvation Army established National Doughnut Day to commemorate female volunteers who served doughnuts to soldiers in the First World War.
I LOVE LA DONUTS. Seriously. They make them better over there. Here's why those pink boxes are so iconic.