WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Chocolate and Caramel is a classic reward-yourself combination, and this summer Krispy Kreme® is putting a sweet and savory twist on these irresistible favorites. Krispy Kreme's Caramel and Chocolate Shop treats feature hand-dipped and handcrafted doughnuts topped with smooth caramel, sweet chocolate and salted pretzels. New Caramel Chocolate Chip Cake, Caramel Chocolate Pretzel and Dark Chocolate Caramel Kreme™ doughnuts are available June 24 through September 1, 2013 at participating Krispy Kreme US and Canadian locations. Make it a #sweetmoment when you pair them with a hot or iced Caramel Mocha.
"Chocolate and caramel have never tasted more decadent than in these three delectable new doughnuts," explains Ron Rupocinski, corporate chef for Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation. "Our caramel and chocolate shop varieties are sweet, savory, indulgent, playful and simply irresistible."
Krispy Kreme Caramel and Chocolate Shop treats include these delicious doughnut varieties:
Caramel Chocolate Chip Cake- Moist chocolate cake doughnut made with premium cocoa, topped with caramel icing and topped with Ghirardelli® chocolate chips.
Caramel Chocolate Pretzel- Filled with chocolate Kreme blended with premium chocolate sauce, topped with caramel icing, salted pretzels and a caramel drizzle.
Dark Chocolate Caramel Kreme- Filled with smooth Kreme and premium caramel sauce, topped with a dark chocolate icing and a caramel icing twirl.
Become a Krispy Kreme Caramel and Chocolate Shop artisan. Handcraft your version of a chocolate and caramel treat using your favorite doodle app. Tag your sketch and share it #caramelandchocolateshop @KrispyKreme.
Dark Chocolate Caramel Kreme doughnuts are also available at participating grocery, mass merchants and convenience stores. Visit KrispyKreme.com/grocery for more information.
About Ghirardelli Chocolate Company
Based in Northern California, The Ghirardelli Chocolate Company is a manufacturer and marketer of premium chocolate products. Founded in 1852 and in continuous operation since then, Ghirardelli has the richest heritage of any American chocolate company. Ghirardelli is one of the few companies in America that controls the entire chocolate manufacturing process, from cocoa bean to finished product. This control over the manufacturing process, combined with Ghirardelli's proprietary bean blend and unique methods of roasting and processing, ensures that you are rewarded with the highest quality and richest products.
About Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed(R) 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 at over 740 locations in 22 countries around the world and approximately 10,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (KKD) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Visit us at www.KrispyKreme.com.