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Krispy Kreme to open Alaska shops

By KTVA CBS 11 News 1:44 AM November 12, 2013

Four locations under development in Anchorage, Mat-Su Valley

ANCHORAGE – A popular doughnut retailer is planning to set up shop in Alaska soon.

Krispy Kreme announced the new franchise in a written statement Tuesday morning, and said it partnered with North to Alaska, LLC to develop four locations in Anchorage and the Matanuska-Susitna Valley over the next three years. The Alaska shops will join nearly 800 Krispy Kreme locations worldwide, the company said.

North to Alaska, LLC, is registered to Anchorage resident Richard Hobbs, and Krispy Kreme said Alaska restaurateur Jack Lewis was a managing partner in the new company. The business filed its articles of organization with the state in early October.

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