Press Releases

  • 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...
  • 12/6/16 6:00 am EST

    $4.99 Original Glazed® Dozens on Dec. 12

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced participating shops will once again celebrate the Day of the Dozens by offering any guest a dozen of the Company’s signature Original Glazed doughnuts for just $4.99. This delicious deal is available at participating shops in the U.S. and Canada on Dec. 12. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts has developed a clock made entirely of doughnuts to countdown to the delectable day. The clock will start ticking onmore...
  • 12/2/16 11:00 am EST

    Donations accepted at participating Krispy Kreme shops

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced the Company will once again partner with The Salvation Army throughout the holiday season. Participating shops in the U.S. and Canada will support The Salvation Army’s efforts by encouraging guests to donate to an in-shop Red Kettle now through Dec. 24. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is a proud supporter of The Salvation Army’s efforts, which impact families across the country. “Themore...
  • 11/25/16 6:00 am EST

    Holiday treats available now through Dec. 25

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a holiday-inspired line, including the Melted Snowman Doughnut, Santa Belly Doughnut and Toffee Mocha beverage. These seasonal favorites will be available today through Dec. 25 at participating Krispy Kreme shops in the U.S. and Canada. “Krispy Kreme’s mission is to spread joy, and with a busy holiday season, sometimes the most joyful moments are when we slow down and share a treat withmore...
  • 11/14/16 9:00 am EST

    Guest Demand Brings Back Fall Favorite on Nov. 16

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One delicious comeback! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed doughnut will be back at participating U.S. locations on Nov. 16. In an online poll, Krispy Kreme fans voted overwhelmingly to bring the autumn indulgence back, if even for just one day. “We are listening to our customers, and we heard them loud and clear that they want the Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed back,” said Jackiemore...
  • 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...
  • 10/21/16 3:26 pm EDT

    Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed Doughnuts Available Oct. 26 Only

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get ready for a one-day-only pumpkin takeover! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced it will celebrate National Pumpkin Day on Oct. 26 by making Pumpkin Spice Original Glazed doughnuts. This delicious twist on a classic will be available at participating Krispy Kreme shops in the U.S. and Canada for one day only. “Our Original Glazed doughnut is a treat beloved by guests young and old. While there are many pumpkin spicemore...
  • 10/3/16 11:00 am EDT

    Five shops to open over five years

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. today announced a development agreement with Hagar verslainr ehf. that will bring the sweet treat company to Iceland. The first of five Krispy Kreme shops will open in Reykjavik on Nov. 5. "We are excited to bring the joy that is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts to Iceland with a very knowledgeable partner,” said Dan Beem, Senior Vice President and President – International at Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “Themore...
  • 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...

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