Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Bringing Back Green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

Doughnut will be available Friday-Saturday, March 16-17

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is turning an icon deliciously green in celebration of St. Patrick’s Day, and for the first time ever for multiple days.

Krispy Kreme is bringing back its “O’riginal” Glazed Doughnut on Friday and Saturday, March 16-17, at participating Krispy Kreme shops in the U.S. and Canada. A twist on Krispy Kreme’s most iconic doughnut, the O’riginal Glazed Doughnut is specially formulated with green dough and glazed hot in traditional Krispy Kreme fashion.

“Krispy Kreme O’riginal Glazed Doughnuts are fun to eat all on their own, so we thought there is no better way to dial up the fun than going green for St. Patrick’s Day. We know many people also celebrate the holiday Friday, so we’re making the O’riginal Glazed Doughnuts available that day, too,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.

No matter how you plan to celebrate, the O’riginal Glazed Doughnut is the perfect St. Patrick’s Day weekend treat for family and friends. Show how you’re going green with Krispy Kreme’s O’riginal Glazed Doughnut by using #GreenDoughnuts.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Krispy Kreme doughnuts can be found in approximately 12,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. The Company has more than 1,300 retail shops in 31 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one of its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.

Friday, March 9, 2018 9:00 am EST

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

Contact:

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts
Cassie Williams, 336-733-3793
Manager of Integrated Communications
cwilliams@krispykreme.com