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March 14, 2017

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day by Changing Name of Icon to O’riginal Glazed and Turning it Green on March 17

ORLANDO, Fla. (March 14, 2017) - An apostrophe has never been so fun. And a doughnut has never been so green. St. Patrick’s Day themed doughnuts including the Chocolate Iced Glazed with Sprinkles, Chocolate Iced Kreme Filled, White Iced Glazed and classic Shamrock are available now through March 17 at Krispy Kreme shops throughout Central Florida:

Krispy Kreme Daytona Beach – Open 24 Hours
980 W International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach, FL 32114
Krispy Kreme Winter Park - Drive thru Open 24 Hours
1031 S. Orlando Avenue (17-92), Winter Park, FL  32789

Krispy Kreme Millenia - Open 24 Hours
4080 Millenia Blvd., Orlando, FL 32939

Krispy Kreme Kissimmee - Open 24 Hours
5310 W. Irlo Bronson Memorial Highway
(192 / Mile Marker 11.5), Kissimmee, FL  34746
Krispy Kreme Melbourne – Drive thru Open 24 Hours
2040 N Wickham Rd, Melbourne, FL 32935

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating St. Patrick’s Day in unprecedented fashion by changing the name of its most iconic doughnut to O’riginal Glazed while bringing back its specially formulated green dough. Krispy Kreme’s Green O’riginal Glazed Doughnut will be available for one day only on Friday, March 17, at all shops in Central Florida.
“St. Patrick’s Day is the perfect occasion to change the color of the Original Glazed®, and our customers love sharing them with family and friends,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “What’s even rarer – like finding a four-leaf clover – is altering the name of such an iconic product. We’ve never done it. But in this instance, it’s fun and joyful, just like the holiday.”
Show your friends how you’re going green with Krispy Kreme’s O’riginal Glazed this St. Patrick’s Day using #GreenDoughnuts.
“Loyal Krispy Kreme fans and friends love to celebrate holidays and special occasions with themed doughnuts for office, school and family parties,” said Jenny Bellanca, vice president of operations for Florida Family Foods, an authorized franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation.
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 1,200 retail shops in 30 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.
About Florida Family Foods LLC – Krispy Kreme Central Florida
With more than three decades of expertise as an authorized franchisee of Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation, Florida Family Foods is a second-generation, family-owned business successfully operating Krispy Kreme shops throughout Central Florida to include Melbourne, Daytona Beach, Winter Park, Millenia and Kissimmee. Florida Family Foods earned national recognition for the brand’s “most innovative local relationship marketing program” in 2014 and continues to partner with numerous non-profit organizations and community-based programs annually. Stay social with your local Krispy Kreme shop on these channels: