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Krispy Kreme Franchise Review

Based on our most recent research, Krispy Kreme is not franchising in the US at this time.

Franchise Facts

Krispy Kreme offers businesses serving a variety of delicious doughnuts, beverages, and related confectionary. They are currently offering international franchising opportunities.

How much does a Krispy Kreme franchise cost?

Krispy Kreme has a franchise fee of up to $25,000, with a total initial investment range of $440,500 to $1,207,500.

  • Initial Franchise Fee: $12,500 to $25,000
  • Total Investment: $440,500 to $1,207,500
  • Working Capital: $25,000 to $50,000
  • Royalty Fee: 4.5%

The initial cost of a franchise includes several fees -- Unlock this franchise to better understand the costs such as training and territory fees.

How much does a Krispy Kreme franchise make?

Franchise revenue and profits depend on a number of unique variables, including local demand for your product, labor costs, commercial lease rates and several other factors. We can help you figure out how much money you can make by reviewing your specific situation. Please unlock this franchise for more information.

How many franchise locations do they have?

As of the 2020 Franchise Disclosure Document, there are 187 franchised Krispy Kreme locations in the USA.

Are there any Krispy Kreme franchise opportunities near me?

Based on 2020 FDD data, Krispy Kreme has franchise locations in 25 states. The largest region is the South with 74 franchise locations.


This franchise is expanding into new markets and might be available near you. One of our franchise experts will have detailed knowledge about this brand. Unlock to learn more and connect with our experts.

Last Reviewed: 2020

Krispy Kreme Franchise Stats

Total Investment
$440,500 - $1,207,500
Franchise Fee
$12,500 - $25,000
Franchise Agreement
Initial Term
15 Years
Renewal Term
15 Years
Franchisee Outlet Growth
Ongoing Fees
Ad Fees
# of Franchised Outlets

Additional Questions

Do they provide any initial training and opening assistance?

Yes, they have an initial training program of 380 hours. This includes 130 hours of classroom training and 250 hours of on-the-job training. In their FDD they outline who’s in charge of the training. Unlock to find out more.

Online 0
On-the-Job 250
Classroom 130
Total 380

Do they offer Territory Rights?

Krispy Kreme does NOT offer territory protections.

Do they have computer and technology support in place?

Yes. Krispy Kreme offers comprehensive support for franchisees. Unlock this franchise to find out more details.

When did they begin franchising?

They began franchising in 1950. The average Coffee, Bakery and Snacks franchise began franchising in 2008.

Do they offer financing support?

No, but you can click here to fill out our affordability calculator and understand your financing options.
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