Krispy Kreme has announced a delightful and sweet surprise for people in New Jersey, especially those that are in downtown Jersey City. The famous doughnut maker has started its expansion efforts in the United States with the opening of its first-ever factory store in New Jersey.
As reported by the Triad Business Journal, Krispy Kreme has launched its first factory in New Jersey with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Those who are interested in watching doughnuts being baked should head to 95 Christopher Columbus Dr. in downtown Jersey City.
The news is a welcome one for Jersey City residents as the opening of the factory store would mean that they would have access to freshly baked doughnuts any time they crave for some. Aside from doughnuts, Krispy Kreme stores also sell coffees and lattes, and customers usually buy the two products together.
The doughnut maker is anticipating high demand from the city as well as surrounding areas. The factory store has been built to be able to churn out 65,000 doughnuts a day, NBC New Yorks reported.
The factory store is the first one of the six locations that Krispy Kreme plans to open in New Jersey. The planned stores in the state are parts of a bigger expansion plan across the U.S., which would add to the doughnut maker's 300 shops scattered across 41 states.
Krispy Kreme touted that the other five locations that it plans to open in New Jersey will offer freshly made doughnuts supplied by the factory store in Jersey City. The doughnut maker is expected to announce other expansion efforts in other states as soon as the plans are finalized.
Krispy Kreme has enjoyed financial success right after it was acquired by JAB Beech Inc. for $1.35 billion, which Jobs & Hire previously covered. With Mike Tattersfield as the CEO, the doughnut maker saw its revenue and net income increase year over year in 2016.