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Krispy Kreme back on LI

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chumly Aug 7, 2009 06:38 AM

The donut/coffee wars on Long Island seems to have just heated up again. Just visited a brand new Krispy Kreme store in a strip mall in Farmingdale on Hempstead Turnpike. Different format - No viewing of the making of donuts as they are not made there, they are shipped in. Was told they are trucked from MIlford Connecticut twice a day but wil soon be coming from another facility which will have "the window" in Baldwin. And no "hot" sign. Donuts seemed abit less sweet and somewhat smaller than I remember, but still good for a sugar fix.

  1. bagelman01 Aug 8, 2009 07:42 PM

    So, in order to keep the last locatgion in CT open, KK has to export to Long Island. You'll get product a minimum of 2-3 hours old-Yechhhh............
    The Milford location is always deserted. They exist on sales to supermarkets and renting spaces in their parking Lot. Every day there is a large truck parked in the front space with a large GOT JUNK sign.
    How appropriate for the vile product made inside KK.

    1. sbp Aug 7, 2009 01:04 PM

      Strange business plan. I always found their donuts too sweet, with a glaze that seemed a foot thick. The only appeal was being able to get a hot donut. If I wanted trucked in, I can go to 7-11.

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        Shayna Madel Aug 7, 2009 11:25 AM

        It's my understanding that they stopped the free donuts when the hot sign is on thing awhile back.

        1. coll Aug 7, 2009 08:06 AM

          When they were here, they were selling the donuts in supermarkets too. Maybe that's the plan again?

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