Founded in 1933 in North Carolina, Krispy Kreme is now owned by JAB Holding Company (Luxembourg), which owns brands like Dr Pepper/Snapple, Panera Bread, Keurig Green Mountain, and Mighty Leaf Tea. Krispy Kreme is one of the world's leading retailers of fancy goods, selling not just in the USA but also the UK, Canada, Australia, South Africa, and Bangladesh.
The new outlet will be located in the so-called Crossroads of the World and this won't be just any pastry shop. Early predictions are already saying that this huge location will serve more customers than any of the other outlets across the globe. Keep reading to find out more about when you can get your first Krispy Kreme donut in Times Square.
Being in the middle of a city as large as New York means there's always something going on and something to see. That's why this location of Krispy Kreme is installing stadium seats. You can sit back and savor a fresh, hot donut and watch the workings inside. The location will feature an open kitchen where guests can watch donuts being made, all the way from mixing the ingredients to watching each donut go through the glazing machine.
One of the biggest claims to fame that this Krispy Kreme will boast is the world's hottest hot light. The chain takes serving fresh donuts very seriously and this massive hot light will let you know that the donuts are fresh and hot and ready to eat.
This store aims to please and expects huge crowds so they plan to sell popular donuts boxed by the dozen as well as having other options in a grab and go counter inside the shop so the line moves quickly and no one has to leave without a fresh treat. In addition, the store plans to sell Krispy Kreme themed merchandise so you can leave with a delicious pastry and a souvenir of your trip to the world famous Krispy Kreme in New York City.
Ready for your next donut? The Times Square location plans to open to the public in early 2020 so make your plans now to get a place in line when the doors open and the donuts start rolling out.