Winston-Salem / NC. (kkd) Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., member of the South Korean Lotte Group, announced it is bringing its signature sweet treats to Guatemala through a development agreement it has signed with Pronto, Sociedad Anónima to open twelve shops throughout the country over the next four years. «The demand for Krispy Kreme continues to grow throughout Latin America, including Guatemala», said Dan Beem, Krispy Kreme´s Senior Vice President and President – International. «We are excited to partner with Pedro Gonzalez-Teja and Gregorio Presa, owners of Pronto, Sociedad Anónima. They are experienced operators who are committed to excellence and delivering that iconic Krispy Kreme experience». Gonzalez-Teja said they are honoured to be able to bring Krispy Kreme to Guatemala, and are excited to offer not only the brand´s signature sweet treats but a special Guatemalan coffee blend available only in that country. Today Krispy Kreme´s doughnuts, coffee, and other assorted sweet treats can be found in more than 1’000 shops in 24 countries.