Krispy Kreme® Sweet Treats Now Available To Fans in South Africa

Opening marks the first Krispy Kreme shop in Africa, and 800th internationally.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. - November 25, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) -  The Hot Light was officially turned on in South Africa today with the opening of the first Krispy Kreme® shop in all of Africa. The Johannesburg opening also marks the 800th Krispy Kreme shop to open outside of the U.S.

“We are proud to celebrate this milestone opening with our partner KK Doughnuts SA, and their principal owners Fournews Developments (Pty) Ltd., and John & Gerry’s Brands (Pty) Ltd.,” said Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme’s Senior Vice President and President – International. “They are experienced operators who understand what it means to deliver that iconic Krispy Kreme experience. Under their leadership we are confident that Krispy Kreme will quickly establish itself as the go-to sweet treat brand in South Africa.”

The new Johannesburg shop offers an assortment of great tasting doughnut varieties, including Krispy Kreme’s signature Original Glazed® doughnut, and a wide range of coffees and beverages.

Fournews Developments currently operates six other brands throughout South Africa such as Café Fino, Newscafe and Smooch frozen yogurt. They have committed to opening 31 Krispy Kreme shops throughout South Africa over the next five years.

Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® doughnuts, great tasting coffee, and other assorted sweet treats can be found in more than 1,000 shops in 25 countries.

About Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme 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 is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Krispy Kreme has more than 1,000 retail shops in 25 countries. Krispy Kreme is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: KKD). For more information about Krispy Kreme visit www.KrispyKreme.com. Also visit us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/KrispyKreme, on Twitter at www.Twitter.com/KrispyKreme, and on Instagram at www.Instagram.com/KrispyKreme.

SOURCE Krispy Kreme

Contact:

Darryl Carr
Krispy Kreme
Sr. Director, Corporate Communications
336-726-8996
dcarr@krispykreme.com

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