Press Releases

  • 5/31/16 5:25 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (the “Company”) today reported financial results for the first quarter of fiscal 2017, ended May 1, 2016. Recent Developments As previously announced, on May 8, 2016, the Company entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with Cotton Parent, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Cotton”), Cotton Merger Sub Inc., a North Carolina corporation and a wholly-ownedmore...
  • 5/25/16 9:00 am EDT

    Free doughnut and chance to donate at participating shops

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Get ready for the sweetest day of the year! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a partnership with The Salvation Army for National Doughnut Day. On Friday, June 3, customers will receive a free doughnut of their choice and have an opportunity to donate directly to The Salvation Army at participating shops in the U.S. and Canada. Held annually on the first Friday of June, Doughnut Day was established by The Salvation Army in 1938 tomore...
  • 5/16/16 6:00 am EDT

    Jolly Rancher Chillers®, two new doughnuts now available

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Your classic summertime treats are getting a tantalizing revamp. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., today announced a sweet new line of classic summer treats. The Cherry Pie doughnut, Strawberry Shortcake doughnut and Jolly Rancher Chillers are available now through July 10 at participating U.S. shops. “These summertime offerings are inspired by the very things that make this season so special in America,” said Tony Thompson, Presidentmore...
  • 5/13/16 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., (NYSE:KKD) today announced a partnership with TSW Foods, LLC, to bring Krispy Kreme® brand packaged sweet treats such as snack bags, honey buns and single serve pies to convenience stores across the United States. “We are thrilled to offer a line of Krispy Kreme snack items, many of which are differentiated with our Original Glaze® flavor,” said Mark LaBrecque, VP Domestic Marketing, Licensing and Consumermore...
  • 5/11/16 3:30 pm EDT

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

    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 themore...
  • 5/9/16 8:15 am EDT

    Krispy Kreme to Become a Privately Owned Company Operating Independently

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) (“Krispy Kreme” or the “Company”) and JAB Beech Inc., an indirect controlled subsidiary of JAB Holding Company (“JAB”) in which BDT Capital Partners is a minority investor alongside JAB, today announced that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which JAB Beech will acquire Krispy Kreme for $21 per share in cash, or a total equity value of approximately $1.35 billion. Themore...
  • 4/25/16 1:08 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) today announced a line of Coffee Thins™ available now at participating Wal-Mart, Food Lion, Southeast Grocers and Southeast Circle K convenience store locations in the U.S. This revolutionary edible coffee treat comes in three classic Krispy Kreme flavors, including Original Glazed®, Caramel Macchiato and Cappuccino. Krispy Kreme Coffee Thins are manufactured and distributed by Tierra Nueva,more...
  • 4/21/16 6:00 am EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Doughnuts save the day! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced a sweet way to celebrate the Super Heroes in your life. Customers who buy a dozen Original Glazed® doughnuts at regular menu price will get another dozen Original Glazed doughnuts absolutely free at participating U.S. shops on April 28. “Sometimes all it takes is a delicious sweet treat to show appreciation for those in our lives who impact us in both big and small ways,”more...
  • 4/18/16 2:30 pm EDT

    Six shops to open in Bergen and Hudson Counties

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc., (NYSE:KKD) today announced it has signed a development agreement with Entrepreneurs, LLC, to open six shops in Bergen and Hudson counties in New Jersey over several years. Karl Halligan, John Mondry and Thomas Gallagher are partners of Entrepreneurs, LLC. Halligan and Mondry have been involved in various restaurants for more than 10 years. “Krispy Kreme is an iconic brand that provides anmore...
  • 4/4/16 1:00 pm EDT
    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE:KKD) today announced it is transitioning to 100 percent cage-free eggs – a process it expects to complete by 2026. “Ensuring the eggs that we use all come from cage-free chickens is the right thing for our company and our customers,” said Tom Kuharcik, Senior Vice President, Global Supply Chain. “We look forward to working with our suppliers as the industry continues to add capacity to eventually use onlymore...

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