Winston-Salem / NC. (kkd) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Corporation announced that its franchise partner, Taco Holding S.A. de C.V., will achieve a significant milestone when it opens its 100th Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Cancun, Mexico this week. The shop will showcase Krispy Kreme´s new international cafe style store design, including hot doughnuts, barista specialists, a kid´s zone and a convenient drive-thru. «We are excited to announce the opening of Mexico´s 100th Krispy Kreme store in the city of Cancun», said Jeff Welch, Krispy Kreme President International. «Taco Holding has done a great job of bringing the one-of-a-kind taste of Krispy Kreme to our loyal customers throughout Mexico. In December of last year, Taco Holding opened the 500th international Krispy Kreme store in the city of Aguascalientes, so we have celebrated two important milestones in Krispy Kreme history with our Mexico team and look forward to celebrating many more in the years to come». The Krispy Kreme Mexico franchise is owned and operated by Taco Holding, S.A. de C.V, a dynamic and successful group that was named Krispy Kreme´s 2012 International Franchisee of the Year. Taco Holding currently has Krispy Kreme locations in some of the most vibrant and exciting cities in Mexico, including Mexico City, Puebla, Cuernavaca, Monterrey, Leon, Guadalajara and Aguascalientes.