Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme Goes Long with New Football Doughnuts

Krispy Kreme customers can huddle their friends, family, and fellow football fans together for a new treat perfect for any game day or tailgating party. Krispy Kreme Football Doughnuts are available, weekends only, August 20 through February 3 at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. locations.  

“Our football doughnuts have become a crowd-pleasing favorite among fans looking for a tasty alternative to the typical game day snack,” explains Ron Rupocinski, Krispy Kreme corporate chef. “Whatever your game day plans, this simple snack without the fuss is a must.”

Tuscaloosa, AL, Krispy Kreme Re-Opens After Tornado

More than one year after the April 27, 2011, tornado destroyed its original building, Krispy Kreme re-opened its Tuscaloosa, Alabama, Doughnut Factory. 

Hundreds of doughnut fans camped out and lined up at 5 a.m. on August 21 for the grand re-opening of the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Factory in Tuscaloosa.

"We are extremely excited to bring our one-of-a-kind doughnuts and complementary beverages back to our Tuscaloosa fans," says Evan Smith, general manager and president of Smith Doughnuts, Inc., a Krispy Kreme franchisee.

Starbucks Holds $87.4M in Impact Media Value

Starbucks is the top quick-service restaurant brand with $87.4 million of Impact Media Value according to General Sentiment’s Q2 2012 QSR MediaMatch report.

McDonald’s ($39.4 million), Taco Bell ($38.7 million), Burger King ($37.4 million), and Chipotle ($29.5 million) round out the top five. The top six brands in the rankings have remained unchanged since the last report.

Krispy Kreme Offers New Take on Fair Fare

Krispy Kreme is taking customers’ taste buds on a trip to the county fair with four new blue ribbon doughnuts and beverages.  

The new Caramel Apple Cake Doughnut and Cotton Candy Doughnut will be available August 20–September 30 at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada locations. Caramel Apple Cake Doughnuts will also be sold individually in participating grocery and convenience stores.

Married Couple Glazes Nation in Krispy Kreme Cruiser

Ron and Kim Schields stand outside the Krispy Kreme Cruiser at a stop in Charlotte, North Carolina. Sonya Chudgar

When Krispy Kreme announced its 75th birthday celebration this year, one of the most anticipated party favors was the Glaze the Nation Tour that featured the Krispy Kreme Cruiser crisscrossing the U.S. to greet fans in person.

The silver-and-green Cruiser was unveiled at the Daytona Beach 500 in February and hit the road in late April. It started out in the Southeast and has worked the Eastern seaboard from Florida to Connecticut. The latter half of 2012 will be spent winding the highways along the Midwest and West Coast.

Krispy Kreme Takes on Summer with Chillers

Krispy Kreme is kicking off summer with seven fruity and "Kremey" blended Chillers beverages.

The Krispy Kreme Chillers include: Frozen Lemonade, made with real lemons, sweetened with cane sugar, and served icy cold; Frozen Cherry; Frozen Cherry Lemonade; Very Berry, with a blanace of sweet and tart berry flavors; Orange You Glad, a citrusy blend of tangerine, mandarin, and navel orange flavors; Berries and Kreme; and Oranges and Kreme, a blend of tangerine, mandarin, and navel orange flavors with a whipped cream topping.

Krispy Kreme Hands Out Free Donuts on Friday

Celebrate one of the sweetest days of the year by commemorating National Doughnut Day with a one-of-a-kind complimentary treat from Krispy Kreme. On Friday, June 1, stop in to any participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada locations for a free doughnut of any variety, no purchase necessary. 

National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by The Salvation Army to raise funds for people in need during the depression, and is observed every year on the first Friday in June. 

Krispy Kreme Gets Zesty with Summer Donuts, Drinks

Krispy Kreme adds some zest to its Fruit Stand Flavor summer treats with a new lemon and lime duo of doughnuts, including new Key Lime Kreme pie, and three new fruity blended beverages.

The new Glazed Lemon Cake with Cream Cheese Icing and Key Lime Kreme Pie doughnuts are available through July 8 at participating Krispy Kreme U.S. and Canada shops.

Krispy Kreme Turns 75 with Global Celebration

This year marks 75 years of sharing delicious tastes and creating fond memories and shared special moments through the joy that is Krispy Kreme Doughnuts.  

In celebration of 75 years, Krispy Kreme is inviting its fans around the globe to join the celebration. Post your Happy 75th Birthday message on a virtual Birthday Card, interact with the Time Machine of Joy, and share your sweetest Krispy Kreme memories at www.CelebrateKrispyKreme.com.

Krispy Kreme to Open 40 Stores in Russia

Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation announced today that it has signed a development agreement for Moscow with Doughnuts Cafe, wholly owned and operated by Arkady Novikov, owner of the Novikov Restaurant Group. 

As part of the new agreement, the franchisee is expected to build 40 Krispy Kreme shops over the next five years in the city of Moscow. 

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