Industry News | October 28, 2008

Krispy Kreme Encourages Voters

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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts (NYSE: KKD - News) wants to applaud Americans who exercise their right to vote in the 2008 Presidential campaign.

On Election Day, Nov. 4, 2008, participating Krispy Kreme stores will offer one free star-shaped doughnut with red, white, and blue sprinkles to each customer wearing an "I Voted" sticker. While voters may not always agree on the best candidate, voters can agree on one thing: Celebrating one of America's most coveted constitutional rights can be oh-so sweet.

"We can't guarantee that your candidate of preference will win on November 4, but we can guarantee that your right to voice your choice will be rewarded with a patriotic doughnut that will remind you just how tasty freedom really is," says Krispy Kreme's Chef Ron Rupocinski. "Krispy Kreme encourages everyone to take part in this historical election and vote."

The star-shaped treats are made from Krispy Kreme's signature, yeast-raised dough and available only on Nov. 4. The promotion is good for one doughnut per customer. Select stores may be offering yeast-raised doughnuts in the standard circle shape, but decorated with red, white, and blue sprinkles.

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