Looks like Jayson Gonzalez gets a sweet deal after all.
Krispy Kreme is allegedly giving the University of Minnesota student 500 boxes of donuts after first asking the 21
KRISPY CREAM ORDER MINNESOTA STUDENT WHO PURCHASED, CHOOSE DONUTS TO & # 39; END OPERATIONS & # 39;
According to Gonzalez, every weekend he would drive 540 miles, round trip, to a Krispy Kreme store in Clive, Iowa, since there are nowhere in the donut chain in Minnesota – and haven't been for 11 years – to load his car with up to 100 boxes.
Gonzalez would then sell the donut boxes, which cost him around $ 8, for $ 17 to $ 20 per box.
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However, on what would have been his 20th race, Gonzalez was contacted by Krispy Kreme and told to " shut down the operation, "Claims it was a responsibility to the chain.
Now it seems that Krispy Kreme has had a change of heart and instead encourages the budding entrepreneur to maintain the sidelines, and even donates 6,000 donuts to help give Gonzalez his budding business vent.
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Krispy Kreme did not immediately respond to Fox News & # 39; s comment request, but in a statement to Business Insider, the brand said that when it became known that Gonzalez put the word to money he made a donation to the goal of going out of college debt-free, the company wanted to help.
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"Our main concern is that donuts Jayson sells maintain our high product quality standards, given the distance and the way he transports and distributes them. So we are happy to work with Jays an independent operator to ensure consistent delivery of our high-quality donuts to Minnesota fans, "the chain said.
"We wish Jayson great success and we are happy to help him achieve that by donating 500 dozen donuts when he starts the business again."