Krispy Kreme 75th Birthday Trivia


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From Tuesday, May 8th through Friday, May 11th, the Krispy Kreme Corporation is offering a gift pack to four Krispy Kreme fans as part of a year long celebration of Krispy Kreme’s 75 years of tasty success. Trivia questions are based on the history of Krispy Kreme.

So, in the spirit of business history, here are some interesting findings about the international doughnut corporation that may come in handy for a bit of water cooler conversation, if nothing else.

The world-famous Original Glazed® doughnut first came about from a man named Vernon Rudolph who purchased a recipe and made the doughnuts using a screen, kettle and washtub,

The first Krispy Kreme doughnuts were made in Winston-Salem, North Carolina on July 13, 1937, in case you want to mark that date for the official birthday. By the end of the year, Rudolph had eight company trucks delivering doughnuts throughout the area, known today as the Triad.

Want to read more about Krispy Kreme’s humble beginnings?

Visit “Krispy Kreme celebrates 75 years.”

Today’s (5-8-2012) Trivia Question:

  • In business, the brand is everything. When thinking of a certain company and its brand, you may have an image of the company’s logo in mind. When it comes to Krispy Kreme’s brand, the logo that represents this business is described as having the shape of a ‘bowtie.’ What are the main colors of  Krispy Kreme’s logo and has it always been designed using the same colors?

Hint: To find out the correct answer, visit this Krispy Kreme link.

Today’s trivia winner will receive a gift pack that includes:

  1. Coupon for a dozen world-famous Original Glazed® doughnuts
  2. Krispy Kreme paper hat
  3. 12 oz. bag of House Blend Coffee
  4. Krispy Kreme collectible

The 75th correct answer submitted will be sent the Krispy Kreme gift pack.

So, take a moment to test your Krispy Kreme trivia knowledge and have a tidbit to chat about around the water cooler at work while enjoying some goodies that you can share…or not. 🙂

To Enter:

Look for the ‘Leave Comment’ link at the very bottom of this article to submit your answer for your opportunity to win a Krispy Kreme gift pack!

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2 Comments

  1. The main colors of the logo are green and red. The logo and colors have not changed over the years.

    • Hmm. Believe it or not BEFORE the first colors were red and green, there was another color. I wonder if someone can find this added information for the right answer. 🙂


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