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Kosher Krispy Kreme in Las Vegas

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David Nov 28, 2005 01:26 PM

I have heard a rumor that there one or more Kosher Kripsy Kremes in Las Vegas, but I have not been able to confirm this. Does anyone know of any?
Thanks,
David

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    DeisCane Nov 28, 2005 02:12 PM

    They all are kosher.

    Link: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article...

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      David Nov 28, 2005 02:23 PM

      But I don't totally trust this article. I have found no confirmation that there are kosher KK's in LV or, if so, what supervision they are under. There are no listings on Shamash or anything about them on the webistes for the shuls in LV. I don't believe that this article is lying, just that they might misunderstand what kosher means or have a dubious source. I am looking for someone who has been to a kosher KK in LV or knows someone who has.
      Thanks!

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        DeisCane Nov 28, 2005 03:54 PM

        "To get a complete listing of Krispy Kreme stores that have been Kosher certified please call us at 1800 4KRISPY."

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          Abby Nov 29, 2005 12:11 PM

          They are all kosher - not just relying on this article - many rabanim have said so.
          You can even buy any krispy kreme donuts at a gas station or convenience store.

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            David Nov 29, 2005 12:45 PM

            Krispy Kreme's ingredients are kosher, but not all locations are under supervision to insure kashrut.
            Also, KK used to use lard, so if an old location that used to use lard switched to the new batter the end product is still not kosher due to the non-kosher equipment unless it was kashered.

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              Abby Dec 1, 2005 12:14 PM

              I'm sure there are rabonim who hold like that. However, I just wanted to let people know that there are other reliable rabonim that hold that all Krispy Kreme donuts are ok, no matter where you purchase them.

              1. re: David
                randallhank Apr 21, 2011 09:20 AM

                Well, they stopped using lard over 20 years ago. You would think there would be some statute of limitations here. And at some point all the old equipment would have been replaced. I realize that in theory there are never ending cross contamination issues, but at some point you have to ask yourself "what would G-d want?" I think there is good Biblical precedent for 40 years representing a clean slate, the equivalent of being buried in the yard for a year, if you would. So we only have about 12-13 years left I guess.

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                  queenscook Apr 21, 2011 09:31 AM

                  As far as I have ever heard, there's no halacha behind anything being buried in the yard for a year; it's a long-standing myth about kashering treif silverware, but it has no basis in Jewish law. As for your other conjecturing . . . I leave it to those who keep kosher to decide for themselves about your "statute of limitations" theory. I myself would not assume any change of equipment, and once the treif is in, there are specific ways it can be dealt with in the halachic sense, but the simple passage of time isn't one, as far as I know.

                  1. re: queenscook
                    randallhank Nov 15, 2012 07:04 PM

                    I do, as a matter of fact, keep kosher. In my house I am very strict and only use products that are marked by a reliable authority. As to which Krispy Kremes I would eat outside of my own home, vis a vis the fact that 20 years ago they used lard, well that's another story.

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                    ganeden Nov 15, 2012 10:52 PM

                    Actually, if a day is OK, why not a year? OK, in practice, we still hit the commercial equipment with caustic-type stuff, but in industrial or commercial processes, not everything is kashered, even lechatchila.

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            Moishe Dec 13, 2005 11:07 AM

            Dear Mr. B,

            Thank you for your email. We appreciate the opportunity to assist you.

            Often we receive questions from consumers about our products. Our
            coffee
            and doughnuts are ingredient Kosher; however, not all of our retail
            locations are certified Kosher. You may find it helpful to know that
            the
            only animal by-products used in our doughnuts are eggs (whites and
            yolks)
            and dairy products (including milk, butter, yogurt, whey, nonfat milk
            and
            nonfat whey). All enzymes, cellulose gum, lecithin, agar, rennet,
            locust
            bean gum, mono and diglycerides used to produce our doughnut mixes are
            all
            of plant origin.

            For your convenience, we have included a list of cities that have
            Kosher
            certified stores: New York City, NY; Alexandria, VA; Henrietta, NY;
            East
            Meadow, NY; Charleston, SC; Owings Mills, MD; Mountain View, CA;
            Richmond,
            VA; Tonawanda, NY; and Mississauga, ON., Las Vegas Nevada.

            We hope that you'll find this information helpful and appreciate the
            opportunity to provide assistance.

            Once again, thank you for your email and continued support! We look
            forward
            to serving you again in the future.

            Best regards,
            Carlos Rodriguez
            Krispy Kreme Customer Experience
            www.krispykreme.com

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              ThePrettypoodle Nov 17, 2012 09:50 PM

              While this list maybe helpful it is NOT up to date. I know of at least three more certified KK locations, one in NJ and 2 in Philadelphia:) OP I'd contact KK to see for yourself if the Las Vegas ones are to your standasrds and if they are do try a warm glazed donut.
              While I do prefer Dunkin Donuts in general nothing in this world is like a warm glazsed KK donut!

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                jasonld Nov 21, 2012 11:40 AM

                Look at the timestamp of the post...the list is out of date because the post is 7 years old. If anybody still cares, as of December 2011, the Krispy Kreme downtown on Fremont Street is certified kosher under KOA of Passaic, NJ. http://www.koakosher.com/

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                  ThePrettypoodle Nov 21, 2012 12:20 PM

                  Downtown in WHAT city??? BION people in places other than NYC read this site.

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                    jasonld Nov 21, 2012 01:25 PM

                    With all due respect, It would be rather obvious to anyone reading this thread, which is entitled, "Kosher Krispy Kreme in Las Vegas" , than I am referring to Las Vegas.

                    1. re: ThePrettypoodle
                      bagelman01 Nov 21, 2012 01:25 PM

                      PP

                      the thread is about kosher KK locations in Las Vegas. Fremont Street is the main drag in downtown Las Vegas (not to be confused with the Strip, which is Las Vegas Blvd)

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