Krispy Kreme coming to Yakima County

KRISPY KREME NEWS RELEASE -- Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD), a global retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, today announced a development agreement with its newest domestic franchisee, CMC&A Foods LLC, for the development of three Krispy Kreme doughnut shops in Washington's Benton, Franklin and Yakima Counties over the next three years.

"It is our privilege to share the joy that is Krispy Kreme with the people living in southeastern Washington," said Scott and Crystal Carroll, Owners and Operators, CMC&A Foods, LLC. "We are extremely excited to join a brand with such a longstanding history and tradition of serving amazing products and creating great experiences for its customers."

"We are delighted to welcome Crystal and Scott Carroll and the CMC&A team to the Krispy Kreme brand," said Patricia Perry, Vice President - Domestic Franchise Development at Krispy Kreme. "They have demonstrated a history of success in the food service and sweet treats industry and possess thorough knowledge of the Washington area market. And most importantly, they are passionate about growing the brand with us, and sharing the joy of Krispy Kreme with Washington area doughnut and coffee fans."

Krispy Kreme currently has over 260 shops in the United States, of which approximately 160 are franchised. Additionally, the Company has over 590 locations in more than 20 countries outside the United States, all of which are franchised.