Honeycomb Connect

Krispy Kreme plans to defend against Southern California franchisee lawsuit
October 6, 2005

Winston-Salem, N.C. -- Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. stated that it has been served with the lawsuit filed against it on September 29, 2005 in Los Angeles County Superior Court by Richard Reinis and Roger Glickman, two principals of Great Circle Family Foods, LLC.  Great Circle Family Foods is Krispy Kreme's financially troubled Southern California franchisee.  The company stated that it intends to vigorously defend against the lawsuit.

The lawsuit makes claims of misappropriated marketing funds, inncorrect billing and unlawfully attempting to close down the franchise.