Press Releases

  • 10/24/16 8:15 am EDT

    Basketball Hall-of-Famer to also Serve as Brand’s Global Spokesperson

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced that basketball Hall-of-Famer and sports and entertainment superstar Shaquille O’Neal has become an owner in the brand’s prestigious downtown Atlanta location. He also is the brand’s new global spokesperson. O’Neal is a lifelong Krispy Kreme fan and has taken ownership in the historic Krispy Kreme shop on Ponce de Leon Avenue in Atlanta, which opened more than 60 years ago. O’Neal has publiclymore...
  • 9/26/16 6:00 am EDT

    New Halloween Line Available Through Oct. 31

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sometimes the scariest monster is a hungry you! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts announced today new Halloween doughnuts and beverages available in participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. The Zombie Doughnuts, Pumpkin Doughnut, Spider Web Doughnut and Caramel Apple Chiller beverage are available now through Oct. 31. “The new line of doughnuts combines scary and hungry,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Krememore...
  • 9/23/16 1:00 pm EDT

    The perfect pair is free on Sept. 29

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced that participating shops in the United States and Canada will celebrate National Coffee Day on Sept. 29. Any guest who visits a participating shop on National Coffee Day will receive a free small coffee and a free Original Glazed® doughnut. Krispy Kreme’s signature drip coffee is rich and robust, with a freshness guests can taste. The pairing of Krispy Kreme coffee with an Original Glazedmore...
  • 8/29/16 11:00 am EDT

    Pirate Doughnuts also debut ahead of Talk like a Pirate Day

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Inspired by the savory and spicy flavors of fall, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a doughnut and beverage line featuring classic tastes such as pumpkin spice and salted caramel. The Pumpkin Spice Cake Doughnut, Salted Caramel Latte Doughnut and Pumpkin Spice Latte are now available in participating shops in the U.S. and Canada through Nov. 24. The Pumpkin Spice Cake Doughnut is an old-fashioned doughnut with pumpkin spice andmore...
  • 8/10/16 1:00 pm EDT

    $4.99 Original Glazed® Dozens after a Carolina Panthers win

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Panthers Mondays are back! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will offer any guest a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts for $4.99 on Mondays after a Panthers win at participating shops in North Carolina and South Carolina. “While this is Krispy Kreme’s fourth year offering the Panthers Monday deal, the team’s success last year really helped to solidify this as a tradition after a Panthers victory,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer atmore...
  • 8/9/16 1:00 pm EDT

    Filled Football Doughnuts available at participating shops starting Aug. 11

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kick-off the football season with the ultimate game-day treat! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced it will once again offer Football Doughnuts in participating U.S. shops starting Aug. 11. The Football Doughnut is Kreme™ filled and dipped in chocolate icing before being finished with white icing football laces. These doughnuts will be available on weekends throughout the entire football season. “Fans are always lookingmore...
  • 8/2/16 11:21 am EDT

    10 shops to open over the next five years

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., today announced a development agreement with Inversiones DBA-KKD de Costa Rica, SRL (“Inversiones”) to open 10 Krispy Kreme shops in Costa Rica in the next five years. “Costa Rica’s rapid market growth and consumer demand for sweet treats makes this the perfect time for Krispy Kreme to expand in the country,” said Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Senior Vice President and President – International. “Ourmore...
  • 7/27/16 1:26 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (“Krispy Kreme” or the “Company”) and JAB Beech Inc. (“JAB Beech”), an indirect controlled subsidiary of JAB Holding Company (“JAB”), today announced the successful completion of the acquisition of Krispy Kreme by JAB Beech. The acquisition was announced on May 9, 2016, and the transaction closed and became effective today following the vote by shareholders of the Company to approve the deal at a specialmore...
  • 7/15/16 6:00 am EDT

    Three new doughnuts, beverage available now through August 28

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Be a world traveler with just one bite! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced new menu items, including the Crème Brûleé doughnut, the Tiramisu doughnut, the Churro doughnut and the Frozen Dulce de Leche drink. These internationally-inspired treats are available now through Aug. 28 at participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. “With a presence in 27 countries around the world, Krispy Kreme is truly a global brand, and we takemore...
  • 7/6/16 6:00 am EDT

    Birthday treat for guests on July 13

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate its 79th birthday in a seriously sweet way. On July 13, Krispy Kreme customers who buy any dozen doughnuts at regular price can then also buy a second dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for 79 cents at participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. “Krispy Kreme is a classic American brand with generations of fans,” said Jackie Woodward, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ Chief Marketing Officer. “We are notmore...

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