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Krispy Kreme announces new delivery service. Here’s what we know

Starting on leap day, Krispy Kreme will deliver doughnuts right to your door.

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Newly-glazed doughnuts travel along a conveyor belt to be boxed for customers at the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Orem December 29, 2000. Krispy Kreme is giving away free doughnuts every day this week in honor of National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 5.

Newly-glazed doughnuts travel along a conveyor belt to be boxed for customers at the Krispy Kreme doughnut shop in Orem, Utah, on Dec. 29, 2000.

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Starting on Feb. 29 — leap day — each one of the 350 Krispy Kreme locations across the nation will begin delivering fresh doughnuts and hot coffee to customers through DoorDash, USA Today reports.

The chain will also surprising some of the new babies born on Leap Day with a delivery of five dozen free doughnuts Yahoo! News reports. All parents have to do is post on social media tagging the hospital and Krispy Kreme with the #KrispyKremeSpecialDelivery, and winners will receive enough doughnuts the new parents, their families and the staff in the maternity ward.

If you’re not expecting a “special delivery” anytime soon, you can still order doughnuts to be delivered to your home if you live within 10 miles of a Krispy Kreme store, KCRG reports.

In addition to paying for the doughnuts, customers will be charged a $5 delivery fee.

If you don’t live that close to a Krispy Kreme store right now, don’t move yet. USA Today reports in the next two years the company plans to open up more than 400 new locations, including a Times Square store in New York City with the world’s largest hot light and a glaze waterfall — or should we say sugar-fall?

The reaction to this has been mixed — for multiple reasons.