Krispy Kreme ready for Grand Opening in Moscow tomorrow

Yesterday we reported on the arrival of Krispy Kreme donuts to Moscow and if the chain is anywhere near successful as their operations in China, starting today Russians will be able to ingest donuts soaked in cooking oil for breakfast each morning.

Krispy Kreme donuts b

The first of several in Russia’s capital will be located on the newly converted pedestrian walkway just off Red Square at Nikolai Street (Никольской, 4/5).  The grand opening is tomorrow morning at 9:00 (12 September) and the first person in line will receive a year’s supply of donuts and the next forty in line will receive a six month supply.

Krispy Kreme donuts c

The Winston-Salem-based Krispy Kreme (NYSE: KKD) company has licensed the concept for forty stores in the Moscow region to LLC Doughnuts Cafe owned by Russian businessman Arkady Novikov. Read more about Novikov here.


2 thoughts on “Krispy Kreme ready for Grand Opening in Moscow tomorrow

  1. This franchise stalled here in America. Will it be more successful in Russia where people are not held captive to politically corrective nonsense?


    1. mendeleyeev

      It does well in China and India so it should do okay in Russia. That is not always a good thing as this is one of the most unhealthy food chains out there.


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