JAM | Jun 2, 2023

Krispy Kreme to open with a bang in Jamaica

/ Our Today

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The scene is set for what can truly be described as a bonanza of doughnuts when the flagship Krispy Kreme store opens to the public on Saturday (June 3) at 1 Waterloo Road in St Andrew. 

The excitement is all about the Krispy Kreme doughnuts, famous and popular throughout North America, now landing in Jamaica. 

Lisa Lake, group CEO for Restaurant Associates Limited (RAL), franchisees in Jamaica for Krispy Kreme, said, “Krispy Kreme is famous for producing our amazing doughnuts; especially the melt in your mouth Original Glaze. Each donut is made fresh daily and made from scratch.  We will be launching with twelve varieties of donuts and  will also offer Krispy Kreme’s Chillers fruit flavoured beverages as well hot and cold specialty coffee drinks.

“It’s all very exciting. We are bringing our one-of-a-kind famous Hot Light Experience to Kingston, Jamaica. When the ‘Hot Now’ sign is lit up at a Krispy Kreme store, you can experience a hot Original Glazed doughnut straight off the line – so fresh it’s still warm! When the light is on, it’s on!”, Lake explained. 

With the finishing touches being put on for the grand public opening on Saturday, Bradley Perkins, brand manager for Krispy Kreme says the excitement is at fever pitch for the product and for the range of generous prizes and surprises being laid out.

In keeping with the worldwide ‘drop’ of a sought-after product Perkins said that customers are already plotting now to be among the first 100 in line to win prizes of doughnuts on offer.

A tiered outline of winnings is as follows:

1st prize: ‘The Golden Ticket’, one year supply of original glazed doughnuts (one dozen per week for one year commencing June 5, 2023).

2nd – 12th customers in line: ‘Silver Ticket’, six months’ supply of original glazed doughnuts (one dozen per month, commencing June 5, 2023)

13th – 100th customers in line: ‘Bronze Ticket’, three months’ supply of original glazed doughnuts (one dozen per month, commencing June 5)

Perkins said “it will be fun filled day for the entire family from 8:00 am- 7:00 pm. Our host will be popular vibe master Jenny Jenny.  We will have doughnut eating contests, dance offs, a whole lot of excitement.” 

“Our mission at Krispy Kreme is ‘to touch and enhance lives through the joy that is Krispy Kreme’. The opportunities are endless. It connects customers through an experience that is emotional, affordable indulgence as families bond over a box of doughnuts while watching television, a special treat at school, or for a sports team or a group of friends indulging in a box of doughnuts at the beach or at home games night,” he added.


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