Celebrate the Season of Love With Krispy Kreme's Irresistible Heart and Chocolate Treats

Customers Can Also Share the Love With Free Valentine's Day Cards

Jan 20, 2010, 08:50 ET from Krispy Kreme

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Jan. 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Treat your sweethearts this Valentine's to Krispy Kreme's always popular Heart-shaped creations, as well as the company's newest decadent chocolate temptations.

Now through Feb. 14, Krispy Kreme invites you to make Valentine's Day extra special with its heart and chocolate doughnuts assortment. These delectable offerings include:

  • the scrumptious Triple Chocolate doughnut, which has a chocolate Kreme™ filling and is topped with chocolate icing and brownie crumbles
  • the yummy Chocolate-Iced ring with Valentine's Day sprinkles
  • the delightful Chocolate-Iced Heart doughnut with a delicious red drizzle
  • the popular heart doughnut, which is topped with white icing and decorated with red, white and pink sprinkles.

This year, participating U.S. Krispy Kreme locations will again offer "Hot Hearts," which are Heart-shaped "Hot Now" Original Glazed® doughnuts, on Valentine's Day, Feb. 14.

To make the season of love even more memorable, Krispy Kreme is giving customers 12 free "Share the Love" Valentine's Day cards with each dozen doughnuts purchased. Each of these one-of-a-kind cards includes a sweet surprise – a coupon for one free doughnut – to share with those closest to your heart.

"Make your sweetheart fall head over heels for you with Krispy Kreme's Valentine's Day assortment, including our increasingly popular Heart doughnuts," said Ron Rupocinski, corporate chef at Krispy Kreme. "Last year, Krispy Kreme's company stores sold more than 400,000 Heart doughnuts during Valentine's week alone. So whether they're a chocoholic or a specialty Heart doughnut enthusiast, this is one gift that's only made sweeter with free Valentine's Day cards."

The Valentine's Day assortment is available now and will remain in participating U.S. Krispy Kreme retail stores through Feb. 14. Product offerings will vary by markets. Large orders can be placed at no additional cost by calling your local Krispy Kreme store at least 48 hours in advance.

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About Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed® doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in approximately 560 locations around the world. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Visit us at www.KrispyKreme.com.

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