Industry News | January 3, 2012

Krispy Kreme Satisfies Sweet Tooth in Portsmouth, VA

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At 6 a.m. on Jan. 3, residents of Portsmouth and surrounding communities are invited to the grand opening of the Krispy Kreme Portsmouth Neighborhood Shop, located at 4028 Victory Blvd., in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Grand opening activities include fun prizes, commemorative T-shirts, tasty treat sampling, and more.

"We are extremely excited about bringing our delicious array of one-of-a-kind doughnuts and complementary beverages to Portsmouth," says Cindy Bay, SVP of U.S. Franchises and Company Stores for Krispy Kreme.

"We want everyone to join us at 6 a.m. as we flip the switch for the first time on our Hot Doughnuts Now sign, and throughout the day as we celebrate the joy of Krispy Kreme with our Portsmouth fans."

The approximately 2,000 square feet small factory shop will offer more than a dozen varieties of Krispy Kreme's one-of-a-kind doughnuts, including the signature hot Original Glazed, a complete menu of iced beverages, and the new Krispy Kreme Signature Coffee Blends.

Get there early for a chance to win one of these sweet prizes:

  • One free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts every week for a year to the first customer in line;
  • Customers No. 2 through 99 receive one free dozen Original Glazed doughnuts every month for a year;
  • The first 100 customers in line will receive a commemorative Krispy Kreme Portsmouth Grand Opening T-shirt.

Krispy Kreme will also host a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. on grand opening day featuring Portsmouth Mayor Kenneth I. Wright, community leaders, Krispy Kreme staff, and local dignitaries.