Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts today — get the details

Pick a doughnut, any doughnut — that’s the message behind Krispy Kreme’s giveaway day — which is today!

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Decisions, decisions: Krispy Kreme is giving customers a free doughnut of their choice on June 2.Dave Mead / Krispy Kreme

“Krispy Kreme Doughnuts is celebrating National Doughnut Day the best way — your way,” the North Carolina-based company said in a press release.

The promotion runs all day, when customers can pick one free doughnut from the entire menu of “dozens” of varieties at participating s in the United States and Canada, the company said.

The sentiment is, perhaps, a jab at the deal at rival Dunkin’ Donuts, where customers need to buy a beverage to score a free “classic” doughnut of their choice (but can’t pick from the entire doughnut menu).

Letting us all run around like kids in a candy store is apparently money well spent in the corporation’s eyes: “When everyone is able to participate by enjoying a Krispy Kreme doughnut of their choice for free, the experience is truly priceless,” Jackie Woodward, chief marketing officer for Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, said in a statement.

Krispy Kreme is also encouraging customers to post their picks on Facebook and Twitter, tagging #youdoyou (what?!) and #NationalDoughnutDay.

We’ll leave that last part up to you, but in the meantime, start plotting whether you’ll go for an original glazed or something new-fangled, like the trendy Nutella doughnut.

This post was originally published on May 24, 2016.


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