Krispy Kreme, based in Charlotte and founded in Winston-Salem in 1937, will invest $5.8 million and add 180 jobs during the next three to four years to produce more of its pre-packaged goods at its plant on Ivy Avenue in Winston-Salem.
“With this project, we look forward to growing our presence in Winston-Salem, a city that has always meant so much to the brand,” said Josh Charlesworth, global president and COO for Krispy Kreme.
Krispy Kreme will expand what it calls its “Branded Sweet Treats,” which are the packaged donuts you find in grocery and convenience stores.
The new positions will have an average minimum wage of $33,150.
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