Press Releases

  • 8/9/17 6:00 am EDT

    Coinciding with the solar eclipse, the Original Glazed® Doughnut will be Eclipsed by Chocolate for First Time in History Aug. 19-21

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--For the first time, Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® Doughnuts will be eclipsed by a mouth-watering chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse Monday, Aug. 21 at participating U.S. shops. Guests also can get an early taste of this limited-time doughnut during evening Hot Light™ hours Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 19-20. “The solar eclipse is a rare occasion providing a total sensory experience for viewers across the continental U.more...
  • 8/4/17 6:00 am EDT

    Combining Two Iconic Flavors, the New Doughnut is Available for a Limited Time Only at Participating U.S. Shops

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Your two favorite things – Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Reese’s Peanut Butter – are about to become your new favorite thing. Introducing the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut, available for a limited time only at participating shops in the U.S. “Similar to our hot, fresh doughnuts, the matchmaking of chocolate and peanut butter is a delicious combination that consumers have enjoyed for generations,” said Jackie Woodward,more...
  • 7/10/17 6:00 am EDT

    Customers to join celebration by enjoying a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts for just 80 cents with purchase of any dozen at regular price

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts will celebrate the 80th birthday of its iconic Original Glazed® doughnut Friday, July 14, a day after Krispy Kreme opened its doors for the first time in 1937. Guests can enjoy a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts for just 80 cents with the purchase of any dozen at regular menu price that day at participating shops in the United States and Canada. “The joy created by our Original Glazed doughnut and its secretmore...
  • 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...

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