Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Celebrates Bangladesh Opening

Dhaka marks the first of 20 shops opened over the next five years

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016 3:30 pm EDT

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.

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"As our partner continues to open shops over the next several years, we expect to build upon that robust foundation by making our sweet treats and premium coffee the new favorite throughout the country."

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. announced the first Krispy Kreme® shop opened in Bangladesh on May 7. With this opening in Dhaka, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts now has a presence in 26 countries.

“We are thrilled to share the joy that is Krispy Kreme with our strong fan-base in Dhaka and all of Bangladesh,” said Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Senior Vice President and President – International. “As our partner continues to open shops over the next several years, we expect to build upon that robust foundation by making our sweet treats and premium coffee the new favorite throughout the country.”

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts signed a franchise agreement with Orion Group in 2014 to open 20 shops throughout Bangladesh over the next five years.

The two-story shop is approximately 5,000 square feet and features Krispy Kreme’s classic welcoming atmosphere. It features more than a dozen one-of-a-kind Krispy Kreme doughnuts, including the signature Original Glazed® doughnut loved by fans across the globe.

The first guest in line at the grand opening received a voucher for a free dozen of Original Glazed doughnuts each week for a year.

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. The Company has more than 1,000 retail shops in 26 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, Corporate Communications Coordinator
336-726-8878
sroof@krispykreme.com