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Krispy Kreme Crowns Its First World Barista Champ

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation crowned Michael Jordon Onyot of Cebu, Philippines 2013 Krispy Kreme World Barista Champion at its annual International Franchise Conference. During an intense three-day competition in Cancun, Mexico, an international panel of beverage experts, including World Barista Champion (2011), Alejandro Mendrez, awarded Mr. Onyot the grand prize based on palate, presentation, and technical execution of Krispy Kreme espressos and “specialty drinks”.

 

Krispy Kreme Celebrates with "Spooktacular" Treats

Krispy Kreme is rolling out a new treat for Halloween celebrations—the Krispy Skremes. On October 31, customers can get a free treat at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada locations.

Guests can come in costume to get a free Halloween-themed Pumpkin Spice or Pumpkin Cheesecake doughnut, with no purchase necessary. The promotion will run only on Halloween while supplies last and is limited to one doughnut per customer.

Krispy Kreme Haunts Guests with Return of Krispy Skremes

Make your Halloween celebrations unique with Krispy Skremes! sweets and treats from Krispy Kreme. Your guests will be thrilled with the ghostly good looks and spooktacular taste of the Jack-o-Lantern, Spider Web, and Halloween Sprinkles doughnuts.  Hurry in, Krispy Skremes! doughnuts vanish on October 31.

Krispy Kreme Offers A Pick-Me-Up On Nat’l Coffee Day

Krispy Kreme has something brewing for its doughnut and coffee fans on National Coffee Day. On Sunday, September 29, guests can get a free 12-ounce cup of hot coffee at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada locations. No purchase is necessary.

Fans of fancier specialty coffee drinks can also get any 12-ounce mocha, latte, or iced coffee, including Krispy Kreme's Pumpkin Spice Latte, for just $1 at participating locations.

Fall Flavors Show Up Early

Pumpkin reigns as operators rush to capitalize on popular seasonal trends.

Krispy Kreme released its pumpkin-themed fall lineup a month early this year.
Krispy Kreme released its pumpkin-themed fall lineup a month early this year. Krispy Kreme

Quick-service operators are launching seasonal menu items earlier this fall in an effort to beat their competition to the punch. From pumpkin doughnuts to caramel apple frozen yogurt, fall-flavored menu items are popping up across the industry even before the season has officially begun.

“We usually launch [fall products] in October. But this year, for the first time, we are bringing them out in September,” says Lafeea Watson, spokeswoman for Krispy Kreme. “That’s what the industry seems to be doing.”

Talk Like a Pirate Day Returns At Krispy Kreme

On Thursday, September 19, any guest who walks into a participating Krispy Kreme unit and talks like a pirate will get one free Original Glazed doughnut. For guests who wear full pirate attire, they will recdeive a free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts.

The offer is good on "International Talk Like A Pirate Day," September 19, only. Units in Puerto Rico and Connecticut are excluded.

Krispy Kreme Enjoys 76th Birthday with 76-Cent Dozen

In celebration of 76 years of treats, on Saturday, July 13, Krispy Kreme is offering a dozen of its signature Original Glazed doughnuts for 76 cents with the purchase of an Original Glazed dozen at regular price. No coupon required. Offer available at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canadian locations. Excludes Connecticut and Puerto Rico.

Chocolate, Caramel Combine for Krispy Kreme LTOs

Chocolate and caramel is a classic reward-yourself combination, and this summer Krispy Kreme is putting a sweet and savory twist on these irresistible favorites. Krispy Kreme’s Caramel and Chocolate Shop treats feature hand-dipped and handcrafted doughnuts topped with smooth caramel, sweet chocolate, and salted pretzels. New Caramel Chocolate Chip Cake, Caramel Chocolate Pretzel, and Dark Chocolate Caramel Kreme doughnuts are available June 24 through September 1, 2013, at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canadian locations.

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