McDonald’s tests sale of Krispy Kreme doughnuts at few locations

9 locations in Kentucky part of limited-time test

A sign stands outside of a McDonald's restaurant February 9, 2009 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (Justin Sullivan, 2009 Getty Images)

For a limited time, select McDonald’s restaurants are testing the sale of Krispy Kreme’s doughnuts.

The company said it would begin a limited-time test on Wednesday, Oct. 26, at nine restaurants in Louisville, Kentucky, and the surrounding area.

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McDonald’s said it would test three types of Krispy Kreme items:

  • Original glazed
  • Chocolate iced with sprinkles
  • Raspberry-filled

“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. This small-scale test will help us understand how offering new bakery items like Krispy Kreme could impact operations in our restaurants,” the company said in a release.

McDonald’s did not say how long the test would be.

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