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Collateral Repurchase Agreement - Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corp., Midwest Doughnuts LLC and The First National Bank of Olathe


         THIS COLLATERAL REPURCHASE AGREEMENT (the "Agreement") is made and
entered into this 29th day of May, 1996 by and among KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUT
CORPORATION, a North Carolina corporation, with its principal office and place
of business at 370 Knollwood Street, Suite 500, Winston-Salem, North Carolina,
27103 ("Krispy Kreme"), MIDWEST DOUGHNUTS, L.L.C., a North Carolina limited
liability company (the "Borrower") and THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OLATHE (the

                                R E C I T A L S :

               1. The Borrower has requested a loan from the Bank to finance the
         purchase of certain equipment, signage, furniture and fixtures for use
         at the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop to be established by Borrower at 4242
         S. Noland Road, Independence, Missouri.

               2. The Bank has agreed to lend to Borrower Nine Hundred Five
         Thousand and 00/100 Dollars ($905,000.00) secured in part by a security
         interest in the Equipment (as defined below) (the "Bank Loan") as
         evidenced by the Note (as defined below); and

               3. Therefore, the parties desire to enter into this Agreement.

         NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants
herein contained, the parties hereto do agree as follows:

               1. A copy of the Note is attached hereto as EXHIBIT A and
         incorporated herein by reference (the "Note")

               2. Bank shall provide Krispy Kreme with a copy of any notice to
         Borrower declaring a default under the Note and demanding payment in
         full and a copy of any notice to Borrower after which Bank will
         exercise its remedies under the Note. Such copies shall be sent to
         Krispy Kreme within three (3) business days of the sending of the same
         to Borrower.

               3. In the event of a default under the Note, as long as Bank has
         fully complied with the terms of this Agreement, Bank shall have the
         right, but not the obligation, to demand by notice to Krispy Kreme (the
         "Notification") that Krispy Kreme repurchase the Equipment at a price
         equal to the lesser of (i) the original purchase price thereof or (ii)
         the unpaid balance of the applicable portion of the Bank Loan (the
         "Unpaid Balance"). Such lesser amount is sometimes herein referred to
         as the "Purchase Price". The parties acknowledge that the Bank Loan is
         for Borrower's entire project for purchase of real property and the
         construction, equipping and fixturing of a Krispy Kreme Doughnut Shop
         thereon and includes, but is not limited to, the purchase of the
         Equipment. Consequently,

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         the unpaid Bank Loan balance will be prorated in relationship to the
         amount of the Loan for the purchase of the Equipment to determine the
         Unpaid Balance as such term is used in this Agreement. For example, in
         the event the purchase price of the Equipment is $300,000 and the Bank
         Loan is $900,000, then the Unpaid Balance, for purposes of this
         Agreement, shall be equal to one-third (1/3) of the actual unpaid
         balance of the Bank Loan at the time of the Notification. Borrower's
         equity in its project in the amount of One Hundred Twenty Thousand and
         00/100 Dollars ($120,000) will be deemed a down payment on the purchase
         of its real estate for purposes of computing the above-referenced

               4. The parties acknowledge and agree that any default by Borrower
         under the Note or any other documents related to the Bank Loan, whether
         or not waived by the Bank, shall, at the option of Krispy Kreme,
         constitute a default under the Franchise Agreement, Development
         Agreement and any and all other agreements between Borrower and Krispy

               5. The liability of Krispy Kreme hereunder shall be subject to,
         and conditioned upon, full and complete compliance by Bank with the

                     (a) Bank shall obtain and perfect a first priority security
               interest in the Equipment (the "Security Interest") and shall
               continuously maintain such perfected Security Interest from the
               moment Borrower acquires any interest in the Equipment. All
               filings and indicia of such Security Interest shall state that
               they are subject to the terms of this Agreement.

                     (b) Bank shall notify Krispy Kreme of each advance under
               the Bank Loan for any purchase of Equipment not from Krispy Kreme
               within thirty (30) days after such advance is made and Krispy
               Kreme's obligations to Bank hereunder shall be reduced by the
               amount of any advances for which Krispy Kreme does not receive
               such notice.

                     (c) The Security Interest shall be perfected separate and
               apart from any other security interest of Bank in and to any and
               all other property of Borrower.

                     (d) Any transfer of the Security Interest or any interest
               therein to any other party shall provide that it is subject to
               the terms of this Agreement and the transferee thereof shall
               enter into an agreement with Krispy Kreme agreeing to abide by
               the terms hereof.

                     (e) Bank shall not release the Security Interest in the
               Equipment nor shall Bank take any action, or fail to take any
               action, which action or failure to act will compromise or
               diminish the Security Interest in any way. Provided, however,
               Bank may release the Security Interest in portions of the
               Equipment if Bank, at Bank's election, either (i) fully releases
               Krispy Kreme from liability under this Agreement or (ii)
               determines that Borrower reasonably desires to replace the
               Equipment with

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               new or different equipment (the "New Equipment") of value and
               function comparable to that in which the Security Interest is
               to be released and ensures that the New Equipment is obtained
               by Borrower prior to such release and that the Security
               Interest applies to such New Equipment as a first priority
               Security Interest. Upon such replacement, the New Equipment
               shall be deemed to be "Equipment" under this Agreement. Bank
               shall provide notice to Krispy Kreme of any such release and
               shall provide Krispy Kreme with a list of the New Equipment
               and evidence that the Security Interest applies thereto.

               6. Upon election by Bank to require repurchase of the Equipment
         by Krispy Kreme hereunder, Bank shall assign and transfer the Security
         Interest to Krispy Kreme or such entity as Krispy Kreme may designate
         in writing. In no event shall the Security Interest be permitted to
         merge with ownership of the Equipment.

               7. Except as permitted under subparagraph 5(e) hereof, Borrower
         shall not sell or transfer, and Bank shall not consent to the sale or
         transfer, whether by gift or with or without consideration, of all or
         any part of the Equipment. Bank shall not sell or transfer the
         Equipment or any portion thereof through exercise of its rights under
         the Bank Loan and any documents executed in connection therewith, or
         otherwise, without first giving Krispy Kreme the option to purchase the
         Equipment in an amount equal to the Purchase Price. Bank shall provide
         notice to Krispy Kreme of its proposed transfer and thirty (30) days in
         which to exercise its right to purchase said Equipment. At the time
         Krispy Kreme purchases the Equipment, Bank shall also transfer the
         Security Interest as provided under Paragraph 6 above. In no event
         shall the Security Interest be permitted to merge with ownership of the

               8. As used herein, the term Equipment shall mean all furniture,
         fixtures, equipment, doughnut making equipment and signage purchased by
         Borrower and reasonably necessary for the operation of a Krispy Kreme
         Doughnut Shop to be located at 4242 S. Noland Road, Independence,
         Missouri, and as to which the Security Interest is effective. Krispy
         Kreme must approve the purchase of each item of Equipment.

               9. Borrower consents and agrees to the terms of this Agreement
         and agrees to transfer the Equipment to Krispy Kreme immediately and at
         the same time as Krispy Kreme makes a payment of the Purchase Price to
         Bank or at the time Krispy Kreme elects to purchase the Equipment under
         Paragraph 7 hereof or as otherwise provided herein. Any such transfer
         shall be free and clear of all liens, claims or interests other than
         the Security Interest. In no event shall the Security Interest be
         permitted to merge with ownership of the Equipment.

               10. A partial list of the Equipment is attached as EXHIBIT B
         hereto and incorporated herein by reference. The parties agree to amend
         such list as each item of Equipment is purchased, upon the completion
         of the purchase of the Equipment, and again upon the purchase of any
         New Equipment. No New Equipment shall be considered a part of the
         Equipment until added to this EXHIBIT B.

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               11. All notices required or desired to be sent hereunder shall be
         sent by certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, or
         by a recognized overnight courier such as Airborne Express, FedEx, etc.
         and shall be effective on receipt. Any party may change the address for
         notices to it by notice sent in accordance herewith. Notices shall be
         sent the parties hereto at their respective addresses set forth below
         (or as such address may be changed as permitted herein):

                     IF TO KRISPY KREME:    Krispy Kreme Doughnut Corporation
                           By Mail:         P.O. Box 83
                                            Winston-Salem, NC 27102-0083
                                            Attention: Stephen A. Johnson
                           By Overnight:    370 Knollwood Street
                                            Suite 500
                                            Winston-Salem, NC 27103
                                            Attention: Stephen A. Johnson

                     IF TO BORROWER:        Midwest Doughnuts, L.L.C.
                                            620 Staffordshire Road
                                            Winston-Salem, NC 27104
                                            Attention: Philip R.S. Waugh, Jr.

                     IF TO BANK:            The First National Bank of Olathe
                           By Mail:         P.O. Box 1500
                                            Olathe, Kansas 66051-1500
                                            Attention: A.L. Wiley
                           By Overnight:    444 East Santa Fe Street
                                            Olathe, Kansas 66061
                                            Attention: A.L. Wiley

               12. No failure of Bank to provide Krispy Kreme with a copy of any
         notice sent to Borrower shall relieve Krispy Kreme of its liability

               13. This Agreement shall be binding upon, and inure to the
         benefit of, the parties hereto and to the successors and assigns of
         Bank and Krispy Kreme. Borrower shall not have any right to assign this
         Agreement or any interest herein without the prior written consent of
         Bank and Krispy Kreme. Bank and Krispy Kreme shall each provide the
         other with a copy of any assignment of this Agreement. Any such
         assignment by Bank may be whole or partial, shall only be to a holder
         of an interest in the Note, and shall contain an agreement by the
         assignee to abide by the terms hereof. No assignment hereof by Krispy
         Kreme shall relieve it of its obligations hereunder without Bank's
         consent to such release.

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         IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have executed this Agreement
effective the day and year first above written.

                                        KRISPY KREME DOUGHNUT CORPORATION

                                        BY: /s/ Scott A. Livengood
                                        PRINTED NAME: Scott A. Livengood
                                        PRINTED TITLE: President


                                        MIDWEST DOUGHNUTS, L.L.C.

                                        BY: /s/ Jimmy B. Strickland
                                            JIMMY B. STRICKLAND, MANAGING MEMBER


                                        THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF OLATHE

                                        BY: /s/ A.L. Wiley
                                        PRINTED NAME: A.L. Wiley
                                        PRINTED TITLE:  Senior Vice President