November 7, 2006

Krispy Kreme Annual Report on Form 10-K Available to Shareholders

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Nov. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced on October 31, 2006, Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended January 29, 2006.

The filing can be found on the SEC's website at and also is available through Krispy Kreme's website at . In addition, shareholders can receive a hard copy of the Form 10-K, containing the Company's complete audited financial statements, free of charge upon request. Any such requests should be submitted by sending a written request to the Company's Secretary, 370 Knollwood Street, Suite 500, Winston-Salem, N.C. 27103.

Krispy Kreme

CONTACT: James Golden of Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher forKrispy Kreme, +1-212-355-4449 x 121

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