Press Releases

  • 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...
  • 3/31/16 6:00 am EDT

    8th annual fundraiser sends children to summer camp

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Start your engines! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced it will kick off the 8th annual Drive for 45 Campaign on Tuesday, April 5. Customers can donate at any participating U.S. shop through May 19. The annual campaign raises funds for Victory Junction, a non-profit organization that provides life-changing summer camp experiences to children with chronic medical conditions in a fun, medically-sound setting. The camp, located inmore...
  • 3/29/16 1:00 pm EDT

    No, we’re not kidding

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In celebration of this year’s doughnut harvest, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced customers will receive one free Original Glazed® doughnut on April 1 at participating U.S. locations. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ home-grown sweet treats have been enjoyed by families since 1937. This year’s doughnut harvest created a surplus of delicious treats, grown with care and picked off the vine at precisely the right moment. Customers canmore...
  • 3/28/16 6:00 am EDT

    Available at participating shops through May 15

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--An indulgent combination has arrived! Krispy Kreme Doughnuts today announced the Oreo® Chiller and three cookie-themed doughnuts, including the Snickerdoodle Doughnut, Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Doughnut, and the Oreo Cookies and Kreme Doughnut. These treats are available now through May 15 at participating U.S. shops. “Sometimes you just can’t choose between a cookie and a doughnut,” said Tony Thompson, President and CEO of Krispymore...

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