WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) – Krispy Kreme is going dark ahead of the solar eclipse that is set to cast a shadow across part of the U.S. later this month.
The donut chain is giving its signature glazed treats a chocolate sheen for the first time ever in honor of the August 21 eclipse, where the moon will pass in front of the sun.
The North Carolina company said in a press release that the eclipse is “a rare occasion providing a total sensory experience for viewers across the continental U.S.” and its chocolate donuts will “have the same effect.”
The donuts are available beginning August 19.
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