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Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. Message Board

  • networthdev networthdev Oct 8, 2013 6:51 AM Flag

    !! Fantastic !!, KKD coffee in SAM'S CLUB

    Google article title if interested, "Krispy Kreme Capitalizing on Home Brewing Trend with Coffee Line Extension"

    This is a big deal folks, can you see the nice kiosk in each store with people passing out sample/free KKD hot GLAZED donut bites, and coffee samples. Next up, Costco, then Kroger's, then Publix, etc., etc., Oh, baby this is going to be a nice LONG ride NORTH.

    Way to go Jim and KKD TEAM!!!!

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    • Oh my, put on your thinking caps folks. Here's a little info on KKD's supplier.

      "CONCORD NC, S&D Coffee Inc. announced a $97 million expansion on Monday that’s expected to create 200 local jobs over five years.

      Founded in 1927 in Charlotte, the privately held company started by providing fresh roasted coffee to local and regional grocery stores. It now produces roasted whole bean and ground coffee, specialty coffees, hot chocolate, tea and other products. The company supplies its products to restaurants, hotels, vending machines and offices.

      Headquartered in Concord since 1929, the company employs 613 workers at seven locations across the state and is among Concord’s top employers. Due to what it called significant gains in market share, S & D said its sales grew 400 percent over the past 10 years.

      “Our business continues to grow and expand at a time when many companies have struggled,” Ron Hinson, S&D Coffee’s chairman, president and CEO said in a news release. “We considered locations in other states for this new round of expansion, but decided to stay in North Carolina and the Concord community.”

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