Press Releases

  • 5/24/17 6:00 am EDT

    Any doughnut, all day long

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating National Doughnut Day the best way – your way. On Friday, June 2, customers can select one free doughnut from the entire menu – any doughnut, all day long, at participating shops in the United States and Canada. “National Doughnut Day is one of our favorite days because we choose to celebrate each customer’s individually sweet experience with our brand,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketingmore...
  • 4/5/17 6:00 am EDT

    Victory Junction offers classic summer camp experience to children with chronic illnesses

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced the beginning of the 9th annual Drive for 45 campaign. The campaign will raise money for Victory Junction, a non-profit organization that provides children with chronic medical conditions with a classic summer camp experience in a medically-safe environment. Guests can donate at any participating shops in the U.S. through May 19. Victory Junction is located on 84 acres of land in Randleman, N.Cmore...
  • 4/3/17 6:00 am EDT

    Krispy Kreme’s ‘Mint Chocolate’ and ‘Sea Salt Caramel’ Featuring Ghirardelli available for a limited time beginning April 3

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Two of the world’s most indulgent treat creators – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Ghirardelli – are combining the indulgence of premium Ghirardelli chocolate with the deliciously satisfying taste of Krispy Kreme doughnuts. The result is the ultimate OMG moment – “OMGhirardelli,” that is. Beginning April 3, Krispy Kreme’s new Mint Chocolate and Sea Salt Caramel doughnuts inspired by Ghirardelli’s popular chocolate Squares will bemore...
  • 3/23/17 6:00 am EDT

    Largest international shop at more than 7000 square feet of retail space

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation today announced the first shop in Peru is open for business. The shop is in Lima and is the 1000th Krispy Kreme international location. This shop is the first of 24 planned shops in Peru. Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation signed a development agreement with Agape Coral, SAC in 2015. “This shop marks a milestone for Krispy Kreme as the 1000th international shop, and we are delighted tomore...
  • 3/13/17 6:00 am EDT

    Name change is first in brand’s history; green doughnut will be available March 17

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An apostrophe has never been so fun. And a doughnut has never been so green. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in unprecedented fashion by changing the name of its most iconic doughnut to O’riginal Glazed while bringing back its specially formulated green dough. Krispy Kreme’s Green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut will be available for one day only Friday, March 17, at participating shops in the U.S. and Canadamore...
  • 3/10/17 6:00 am EST

    Digital shop experience in City of Angel Grove gives consumers first taste of movie

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today that it has teamed up with Lionsgate to promote the release of Saban’s Power Rangers movie starring Elizabeth Banks as arch-villain Rita Repulsa, along with new Power Rangers played by Dacre Montgomery, RJ Cyler, Naomi Scott, Becky G, and Ludi Lin. Lionsgate will release Saban’s Power Rangers in theaters nationwide on March 24. The promotional partnership includes the launch of Krispy Kreme’smore...
  • 3/8/17 10:00 am EST

    Twenty shops to open over five years

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation today announced a development agreement with Quality Foods Africa. The agreement will bring twenty Krispy Kreme® shops to Nigeria over a period of five years. “We are thrilled to be expanding into Nigeria, and we are fortunate to be working with an exceptional group,” said Michael McGill, Vice President of International at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “The joy of a Krispy Kreme doughnut and coffee ismore...
  • 2/1/17 6:00 am EST

    All-new brew is served the Krispy Kreme Doughnuts way – hot, fresh and delicious – and comes with a free Original Glazed® doughnut beginning February 6

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today an all-new, freshly brewed coffee designed to be the perfect complement to its Original Glazed doughnuts and other treats – a combination that’s deliciously inseparable. Now available at Krispy Kreme shops nationwide, guests can choose from two authentic blends of fresh coffee: new Smooth for subtle, easy drinking and Rich for a more bold experience. Both are made from 100 percent Arabica beansmore...
  • 1/30/17 6:00 am EST

    Available through Feb. 14 at participating Krispy Kreme shops

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a line of heart-shaped doughnuts just in time for Valentine’s Day. The Red Happy Heart Doughnut, Pink Happy Heart Doughnut, and the Sprinkled Heart Doughnut are available at participating shops in the US and Canada now through Feb. 14. “We are always searching for little ways to help our guests spread joy in their own lives,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer at Krispy Krememore...
  • 12/16/16 6:00 am EST

    It’s a doughnut. Topped with Nutella® hazelnut spread.

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a new doughnut inspired by Nutella hazelnut spread. The Nutty Cocoa Ring Doughnut is available now at participating shops in the U.S. Pairing a classic Krispy Kreme doughnut with creamy Nutella makes this doughnut a one-of-a-kind product. “Both Nutella and Krispy Kreme products are adored around the world, and we are thrilled to bring a product featuring the classic taste ofmore...

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