The little Cronut has created a big controversy.
The fried, cream-filled, croissant-doughnut hybrid has a cult following in New York, where patrons line up outside the Dominique Ansel Bakery every morning.
The $5 Cronut is so popular that the bakery limits purchases to two per customer. The demand for the product is so great that the bakery has hired a half-dozen workers since the Cronut was created in May, expanding its staff to 20.
"It has sadly come to our attention today that there is a barrage [of] misinformation being wrongfully spread about the nature of our Cronut trademark along with malicious attacks against our Chef," read the letter.
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