OAK BROOK, ILL. — McDonald’s and Krispy Kreme Donuts, Inc. are partnering to offer the latter’s donuts at nine locations in Louisville, Ky. Beginning Oct. 26, Charlotte, NC-based Krispy Kreme’s donuts will be delivered to participating McDonald’s locations daily and will be sold individually or in six packs in-restaurant and drive thru only.
Three varieties will be offered: The Original Glazed Donut, chocolate iced with sprinkles, and raspberry filled.
McDonald’s said it hopes to attract new morning customers with its limited test run of Krispy Kreme donuts. Krispy Kreme already sells donuts it makes in-store to third-party locations such as mass merchandise retailers and convenience stores.
“McDonald’s is always looking for ways to give our fans more of what they crave, and we often conduct tests to inform future menu decisions,” McDonald’s said. “This small-scale test will help us understand how offering new…