doughnuts and coffee since 1937

Our mission is to touch and enhance lives through the joy that is Krispy Kreme.

Our vision is to be the worldwide leader in sharing delicious tastes and creating joyful memories.

we believe…

Consumers are our lifeblood, the center of the doughnut
There is no substitute for quality in our service to consumers
Impeccable presentation is critical wherever Krispy Kreme is sold
We must produce a collaborative team effort that is unexcelled
We must cast the best possible image in all that we do
We must never settle for “second best;” we deliver on our commitments
We must coach our team to ever-better results


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A Humble Beginning

We opened our door on July 13,1937

  • Krispy Kreme Began More Than 70 Years Ago in Winston-Salem, NC
  • Our Founder, Vernon Rudolph, Bought a Yeast Raised Doughnut Recipe from a Chef in New Orieans
  • Today, All Krispy Stores Use the Same Proprietary Recipe That Was Used 70 Years Ago!


1940 & 1950

A History of Innovation 40s & 50s

Improving the doughnut market process through innovation

  • Krispy Kreme Has Been an Innovator From the Beginning
  • Krispy Kreme Was First to Automate the Doughnut Making Process Soon After We Opend
  • These Innovations Remain the Foundation of Our Doughnut-Making Process Today


1960 & 1970

The Store Experience 60s & 70s

Our stores are fun gathering places for friends

  • The Store Experience is the Brand for Our Customers
  • For Years, Krispy Kreme Stores Have Been Fun Places for Friends and Families to Gather
  • Our “Doughnut Theatre” and You Team’s Great Customer Services and Critical Components
1960 & 1970


1980 & 1990

Hot Original Glazed 80s & 90s

The Famous Hot Doughnut experience

  • Krispy Kreme Signature Product is Our Original Glazed
  • Our World Famous “Hot Now” Sign Signal to Consumers that Krispy Kreme is Making Fresh Product
  • Customer Young and Old Love Watching the Doughnut Begin Made
1980 & 1990






Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Krispy Kreme First Opening Store in Thailand at Central Ladprao in October 28th  2010

Krispy Kreme stores มี ไฮไลท์ โดดเด่นไม่เหมือนใคร นั่นก็คือ Doughnut Theatre ที่ลูกค้าสามารถชมการผลิตโดนัทร้อนๆ และสามารถซื้อได้เลย ซึ่งมี 4 สาขาคือ สยามพารากอน , เซ็นทรัลลาดพร้าว , เซ็นทรัลพระราม9,เดอะมอลล์บางกะปิ


































Growing the Brand Worldwide

Sharing the Krispy Kreme experience

– February 24, 2015: Store 1,000 opens in Kansas City,ks

– Today, Krispy Kreme has Stores in the United States, Europe, Latin America , the middle East and Asia

– We have about 1,000 stores in more than 20 countries

– This year we have 15 stores and our new upcoming stores at Central Plaza WestGate


that's our krispy kreme story.