Rumor has it that when Vernon Rudolph started making Krispy Kreme Original Glazed cupcakes in 1937 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, he intended to market and sell them exclusively to grocery and grocery stores.
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However, the addictive smell wafting on the street has people claiming it fresh from the source. Rudolph quickly changed his selling strategy, and a hole was quickly dug into the outside of the building so that Krispy Kreme could sell donuts straight to passersby, straight from the pan.
The rest is history. This intoxicating scent can be smelled at more than 1,400 Krispy Kreme locations and 12,000 other stores in 30 countries around the world, according to Investor’s Business Daily.
If you thought a light and delicious Krispy Kreme cake was the greatest thing ever invented, you stand a chance to win a free donut for a year as part of the Krispy Kreme 85th birthday celebration.
From July 11 through July 14, 8,500 customers will win one year of Original Glazed free (twelve months from now until June 2023). Every in-store or online purchase gives you a chance to win, or you can enter without making a purchase by asking for a paper entry form in the store, according to the company’s website.
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While you wait to see if you’ve won a dozen monthly for a year, visit your local Krispy Kreme on July 15 and salute 85 years in business by buying dozens of Original Glazed donuts at regular prices. When you do, you can get a second dozen for just 85 cents (limit of 4 in-store or 1 online).
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