Company officials confirmed the decision in a statement obtained by The Associated Press. The confectionary giant said the "temporary stoppage" was to ensure product quality and regulatory compliance.
The deal also included a 500-dozen doughnut donation when he starts up again. As part of the agreement, Gonzalez said he plans to establish himself as a limited liability company (LLC) and get a retail mobile food license, the St. Paul Pioneer Press reported.
Minnesota has not had a Krispy Kreme location in 11 years, according to the Pioneer Press. In April, Gonzalez began making 8-hour round trips to the nearest Krispy Kreme in Iowa, the newspaper reported. He would buy hundreds of doughnuts and transport them back to Minnesota, where he sold them to help pay for tuition at Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, according to the Press.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.