Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is Going Green in the Sweetest Way

Green doughnuts available on March 17

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Monday, March 14, 2016 9:38 am EDT

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

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"Our classics, such as our signature Original Glazed® doughnut, will be the perfect shade of green for a day meant to celebrate with family and friends."

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The tastiest treats come in green this St. Patrick’s Day! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a line of St. Patrick’s Day doughnuts, including the Shamrock doughnut, are available at participating U.S. shops now through March 17.

Some locations have found a pot of gold, with specially formulated green dough that will be used to create green sweet treats only on March 17. Find out if your shop is one of the lucky ones at www.KrispyKreme.com/LuckyOnes. Customers at these shops will find their classic favorites, including the Chocolate Iced, Chocolate Iced Kreme Filled and the Fun Face doughnuts, will have a special green tint for the St. Patrick’s Day celebration.

“Our customers have really found the pot of gold this St. Patrick’s Day with our green doughnuts,” said Tony Thompson, President and CEO of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “Our classics, such as our signature Original Glazed® doughnut, will be the perfect shade of green for a day meant to celebrate with family and friends.”

Share the green with your fellow leprechauns using #RingInTheGreen and #KrispyKreme. Head over to Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ social media pages for all the ways you can go green this St. Patrick’s Day.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., 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 1,000 retail shops in 25 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc.
Sarah Roof, 336-726-8878
Corporate Communications Coordinator
sroof@krispykreme.com