In this file photo, Krispy Kreme doughnuts are shown in Matthews, N.C. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
Updated: Friday, 13 Jul 2012, 9:03 AM CDT
Published : Friday, 13 Jul 2012, 6:04 AM CDT
(CNN) - Pass the glazed donuts. Friday, Krispy Kreme celebrates its 75th anniversary.
The pastry shop got its start in Winston-Salem, N.C. on July 13, 1937.
Since then, it's grown to nearly 700 shops in 21 countries, and 10,000 merchants and grocery stores.
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The doughnut company will be celebrating its special day with a deal for customers.
According to the Krispy Kreme website, if you buy a dozen doughnuts at participating locations Friday, you can get a dozen Original Glazed for 75 cents.