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[Exciting Announcement] Krispy Kreme franchise to Open in South Africa!

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[Exciting Announcement] Krispy Kreme franchise to Open in South Africa!

[Exciting Announcement] Krispy Kreme franchise to Open in South Africa!

Global retailer Krispy Kreme to open 31 shops in SA over next five years.

Global retailer Krispy Kreme has announced that it has signed a development agreement with local company KK Doughnuts SA (Pty) Ltd to open 31 Krispy Kreme shops in South Africa over the next five years. This marks the company’s first venture into Africa.

KK Doughnuts SA and Krispy Kreme Venture

Krispy Kreme -Gerry Thomas, CEO of KK Doughnuts SA
Krispy Kreme -Gerry Thomas, CEO of KK Doughnuts SA

Fournews (Pty) Ltd., and John & Gerry’s Brands (Pty) Ltd., are the principal owners of KK Doughnuts SA. Majority owner, Fournews (Pty) Ltd, a 20-year-old South African company who have their footprints firmly placed throughout South Africa and are steadily expanding into Africa, currently operate six other well established brands: Cafe Fino, News Cafe, Smooch, Moyo, illy GO! and with Brooklyn Brothers soon to launch.

“With our 15 years of experience in the industry and our joint venture with Fournews, we are extremely proud to bring this iconic global brand that is Krispy Kreme, into the South African market,” said Gerry Thomas, CEO of KK Doughnuts SA. “The South African consumer is looking for quality and value, which is exactly what Krispy Kreme delivers. We’re confident that this popular international brand will quickly become a South African favourite.”

Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme’s Senior Vice President and President – International commented, “From Asia to the Middle East and now to Africa, the global demand for Krispy Kreme and its signature sweet treats continues to grow. We’ve partnered with an outstanding operator who has vast experience in food service throughout South Africa. We’re confident Krispy Kreme will establish itself as the country’s premiere sweet treats provider under their leadership.”

Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed® doughnuts, great tasting coffee and other assorted sweet treats can be found in more than 1,000 shops in 24 countries.

About Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut. The company sells an assortment of food and beverage products.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and BeverageDoughnut Range includes:

  • Yeast raised doughnuts,
  • Cake doughnuts,
  • Doughnut holes,
  • Mini doughnuts and
  • Doughnut pops.

Beverage Range includes:

Additionally, Krispy Kreme offers a broad range of beverages, from:

  • Drip coffee to
  • Espresso based beverages to
  • Frozen beverages.
  • Bottled soft drinks,
  • Bottled milk,
  • Bottled water and
  • Bottled juice.

Outside the USA it sells a baked platform of products called Baked Creations which include sweet and savoury options.

The company is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Comments (11)

  • kameshnie
    13 Aug 2016 at 19:27

    please contact me i am insterested in opening a krispy-kreme franchise in south africa

    • www.whichfranchise.co.za
      16 Aug 2016 at 14:54

      You will need to contact the Fournews Group – the company that brought Krispy Kreme to South Africa, you can use the following link to find out about their franchise opportunities:
      http://www.fournews.com/#!contact/c7h2

  • Seelash
    16 Aug 2016 at 10:53

    Hi

    Please may you assist with information regarding opening a franchise .

    Seelash

  • www.whichfranchise.co.za
    16 Aug 2016 at 14:55

    You will need to contact the Fournews Group – the company that brought Krispy Kreme to South Africa, you can use the following link to find out about their franchise opportunities:
    http://www.fournews.com/#!contact/c7h2

  • Joe
    14 Oct 2016 at 00:25

    Please let me know of soon to be opportunities

  • Elize Crous
    10 Jul 2017 at 13:35

    Good day Please send me information to open a Krispy Kreme in South Africa

  • muhammad awwal
    28 Aug 2017 at 17:35

    Hello I would like to know if you can do franchise in Mozambique

    • whichfranchise.co.za
      29 Aug 2017 at 13:45

      Hello Muhammad, you would need to contact the franchise you are interested in (Krispy Kreme) and ask if they are ready to franchise in Mozambique. http://www.krispykremesa.com/ As far as we know, they are company owned for now.

  • Wayne Richards
    23 Feb 2018 at 13:56

    Good day Please send me information to open a Krispy Kreme in South Africa.

    Thanks

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