Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., (NYSE:KKD) last week announced a partnership with TSW Foods, LLC, to bring Krispy Kreme brand packaged sweet treats such as snack bags, honey buns and single serve pies to convenience stores across the United States.
“We are thrilled to offer a line of Krispy Kreme snack items, many of which are differentiated with our Original Glaze® flavor,” said Mark LaBrecque, VP Domestic Marketing, Licensing and Consumer Packaged Goods for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts. “TSW Foods will act as our master distributor to develop a national distribution network in the Convenience store class of trade with drug, club and dollar stores to follow.”
Wil Torres, Managing Principal of TSW Foods, said there is already enormous excitement surrounding this partnership across the industry.
“We are delighted to partner with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts,” said Torres. “When you combine Krispy Kreme’s brand equity and best in class products with TSW Foods’ ability to execute on a national scale, it is a recipe for success. There is a synergy between our two companies that we feel will result in a profitable, long-term partnership for both of us.”
The products will join Krispy Kreme Doughnuts’ other primarily yeast sweet treat products already available via frequent direct store delivery in more than 5,000 convenience stores nationwide.
TSW Foods will be at booth 6804 at the Sweets and Snacks Expo in Chicago between May 24-26.
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