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Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation Franchise Information

Business Established: 1937
Franchising Since: 1955
Franchised Units: 873
Company Owned Units: 111
Start-up Cost: $25,000 to $50,000
Total Investment: $933,000 to $1,888,250

Special Incentives
International Opportunity



Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature hot Original Glazed® doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, NC, the company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Today, Krispy Kreme and its one-of-a-kind Hot Light can be found in more than 980 locations around the world. Currently Krispy Kreme can be found in 24 countries.

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Patricia Perry
VP U.S. Franchise Development
370 Knollwood Street
(336) 725-2981
(888) 249-2726
(336) 726-8244
(336) 499-4678

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Krispy Kreme offers a robust training program for lead operations personnel, General Managers, and Assistant General Managers. Training takes place in Winston Salem and at one of our certified training stores.

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Krispy Kreme is seeking potential franchisee candidates who possess the following: 1) Passion about the Krispy Kreme brand and the food industry, 2) Proven track record of running a successful multi unit restaurant business, 3) A high level of commitment to providing a great customer experience, 4) The financial resources to fund a multi unit store development plan inlcude a minimum of a $300,000 liquidity for each store in the development territory.

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