Introducing the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut!

Introducing the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut!

 

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

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Aug-07 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “In partnering with The Hershey Company, we’re satisfying an intense desire that Krispy Kreme and Reese’s fans never knew they had.”

Combining two iconic American flavors, the new Krispy Kreme Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut is filled with a Reese’s Peanut Butter Kreme™ filling, dipped in chocolate icing and topped with a chocolate and peanut butter drizzle, and Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter chips and peanuts.

Go to www.krispykreme.com/reeses to find a participating Krispy Kreme shop near you. Share your experience on social by tagging @krispykreme and using the hashtag #ReesesPeanutButterDoughnut.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Krispy Kreme doughnuts can be found in approximately 12,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. The Company has more than 1,300 retail shops in 31 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one of its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.

Contact:
Sarah Roof
336-726-8878
Manager of Corporate Communication
sroof@krispykreme.com

Source: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

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Krispy Kreme celebrates National Doughnut Day with free doughnut from the entire menu all day long On Friday, June 2

Krispy Kreme celebrates National Doughnut Day with free doughnut from the entire menu all day long On Friday, June 2

 

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-May-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “When everyone is able to participate by enjoying a Krispy Kreme doughnut of their choice for free, the experience is truly priceless.”

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts believes that National Doughnut Day is best experienced when guests can enjoy a delicious treat made fresh daily, just for them. That’s why we are encouraging everyone to participate by choosing their own favorite. Customers can select from dozens of Krispy Kreme varieties like the classic, mouthwatering Original Glazed®doughnut or specialty flavors like the Chocolate Iced Kreme™ Filled Doughnut or Strawberry Iced Doughnut, depending on shop availability.

With dozens of Krispy Kreme flavors to choose from, how will guests pick their favorite one to enjoy for free? Visit Krispy Kreme’s Facebook and Twitter pages for interactive assistance. Then, show your friends how #youdoyou on #NationalDoughnutDay by posting a photo with your favorite doughnut and tagging Krispy Kreme on June 2.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Krispy Kreme doughnuts can be found in approximately 12,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. The Company has more than 1,300 retail shops in 31 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one of its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.

Contact:

Sarah Roof
336-726-8878
Manager of Corporate Communication
sroof@krispykreme.com

Source: Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

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Krispy Kreme Opens Its 1000th (and Largest International) Shop in Peru

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2017-Mar-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation today (March 23, 2017) 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 to be celebrating the opening in Peru with an exceptional franchise group,” said Michael McGill, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Vice President, International. “As the first shop in Peru, we are excited to bring our signature high-quality doughnuts and coffee to Peruvians.”

The new shop is three levels and features two dining areas and a terrace. The shop will serve Krispy Kreme’s premium coffee and one-of-a-kind doughnuts, including the signature Original Glazed® doughnut beloved around the world. Doughnuts will be made fresh throughout the day using only the finest ingredients.

Fans will be lining up early to get their hands on one of several Grand Opening prizes. The first 300 guests in line will receive a commemorative t-shirt. The first 12 people in line will receive a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts every week for a year. Guests 13-300 will win a dozen Original Glazed doughnuts each month for a year.

This opening is a momentous occasion for Krispy Kreme, as the brand is now operating shops in 31 countries, with development agreements in several others. For 80 years, Krispy Kreme has been synonymous with world-class doughnuts that are made fresh in-shop.

About Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. The Company has more than 1,300 retail shops in 31 countries. Connect with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts at www.KrispyKreme.com, or on one of its many social media channels, including www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, and www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme.

Contact:

Sarah Roof
336-726-8878
Corporate Communications Coordinator
sroof@krispykreme.com

Source: Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation

Krispy Kreme acquisition by JAB Beech completed

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., 2016-Aug-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — 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 special shareholder meeting earlier in the day.

Under the terms of the transaction, Company shareholders will receive $21 per share in cash for each share they own. As a result of the completion of the acquisition, Krispy Kreme’s common stock will cease trading as of today on the New York Stock Exchange.

About Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme is a leading branded specialty retailer and wholesaler of premium quality sweet treats and complementary products, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, the Company has offered the highest quality doughnuts and great tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Today, there are over 1,100 Krispy Kreme shops in more than 26 countries around the world. Connect with the Krispy Kreme brand at www.krispykreme.com.

About JAB
JAB Holding Company is a privately held group focused on long-term investments in companies with premium brands, attractive growth and strong margin dynamics in the Consumer Goods category. The group’s portfolio includes controlling stakes in Keurig Green Mountain, a leader in single-serve coffee and beverage technologies, Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), the largest pure-play FMCG coffee company in the world, Coty Inc., a global leader in beauty, and in luxury goods companies including Jimmy Choo, Bally and Belstaff. JAB also has controlling stakes in Peet’s Coffee & Tea, a premier specialty coffee and tea company, Caribou Coffee Company, a specialty retailer of high-quality premium coffee products, Einstein Noah Restaurant Group, Inc., a leading company in the quick-casual segment of the restaurant industry, and in Espresso House, the largest branded coffee shop chain in Scandinavia. JAB also owns a minority stake in Reckitt Benckiser PLC, a global leader in health, hygiene and home products. In July 2015, Coty announced it had reached a definitive agreement to purchase some of Procter & Gamble’s beauty brands to create one of the world’s largest cosmetic companies. JAB is overseen by its three Senior Partners, Peter Harf, Bart Becht (Chairman) and Olivier Goudet (CEO). For more information, please visit the company’s website at: http://www.jabholco.com.

Contact:

For JAB:
Abernathy MacGregor
Tom Johnson/Pat Tucker, 212-371-5999

Krispy Kreme Media:
Darryl Carr, 336-726-8996

Krispy Kreme Investor Relations:
Anita Booe, 336-703-6902

Source: Krispy Kreme