Over 100 people will be out of a job as a Krispy Kreme factory in Concord will soon close. The factory on 315 Wilshire Avenue Southwest will close by May 11. 2023. What’s the reason for the closure? Well, Krispy Kreme has decided to exit the snack aisle business, which were made at this factory, due to the success of their fresh daily doughnut business.
“Our fresh daily doughnut business is strong, profitable and growing quickly. This is the area where we are focusing our investments and resources. Because of this, we chose to exit our underperforming, extended shelf-life snack aisle business and cease production at our manufacturing facility in Concord, N.C., where these snack aisle products were made,” a spokesperson for Krispy Kreme said.
Over 100 people will be laid-off including a doughnut decorator, 12 doughnut makers, and 48 doughnut packers.