Winston-Salem, North Carolina-based fastfood giant Krispy Kreme has today [Thursday] posted net income of US$8.9m for its Q2 2003, ended 4 August, up 49.8% from US$5.9m year on year.  Diluted earnings per share (EPS) increased to US$0.15 in the Q2 compared with US$0.10 for the same period in FY 2002.