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January 17, 2018

What’s Next for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts? America Will Decide!


For the first time ever consumers will vote Jan. 16 through 22 for creation of an all-new Glazed Doughnut flavor. Will it be blueberry, caramel, lemon or maple?
 
ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 16, 2018) – To kick off 2018, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is  giving America an awesome, unprecedented experience by letting you deicide for the first time ever an all-new glazed doughnut flavor for the brand’s iconic Original Glazed® Doughnut.

From Tuesday, Jan. 16 through Jan. 22, Krispy Kreme fans will have the opportunity to dream, debate and vote for an all-new Glazed Doughnut flavor from four choices: blueberry, caramel, lemon and maple. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ world-class culinary innovators will then craft, taste and perfect the winning Glazed Doughnut flavor, and the brand will offer the all-new Glazed Doughnut for a full week this spring at all Krispy Kreme shops throughout Central Florida.
“In 2017, our fans responded with tremendous enthusiasm regarding how we innovated around our Original Glazed Doughnut. We turned it green for St. Patrick’s Day. We eclipsed it with mouth-watering chocolate glaze for the total solar eclipse. And, we sweetened it with warm gingerbread molasses to create a new holiday glazed favorite,” said Jackie Woodward, Chief Marketing Officer of Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “To begin this year, we’re tapping that enthusiasm and mobilizing that engagement to make our fans full-fledged innovation partners. It’s an unprecedented step for Krispy Kreme as a brand and enhances what is already an awesome doughnut experience for our customers.”
 
The voting will be done exclusively online at www.voteforglaze.com. Fans can place one vote daily then share their vote to campaign for their favorite flavor via social media using #VoteForGlaze and tagging @krispykreme. The winning all-new Glazed Doughnut flavor will be announced Jan. 25.
  
About Krispy Kreme Doughnut CorporationKrispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation is a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazeddoughnut. 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 1,300 retail shops in 31 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.