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Kripsy Kreme marks eclipse with chocolate glazed doughnuts

Kripsy Kreme marks eclipse with chocolate glazed doughnuts
Doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is giving its signature glazed treats a chocolate sheen for the first time ever in honor of the Aug 21 eclipse, where the moon will pass in front of the sun. Photo: AP
Published: 8:45 PM, August 10, 2017

WINSTON-SALEM — Krispy Kreme is going dark ahead of the solar eclipse set to cast a shadow across part of the US later this month.

The doughnut chain is giving its signature glazed treats a chocolate sheen for the first time ever in honor of the Aug 21 eclipse, where the moon will pass in front of the sun.

The Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based company says in a press release that the eclipse is “a rare occasion providing a total sensory experience for viewers across the continental US” and its chocolate doughnuts will “have the same effect”.

The doughnuts are available beginning Aug 19. AP