Here’s a VIP preview of some sensational new seasonal cakes we’ve busily been working on.
We’re over the moon to be celebrating 25 years of running our gluten free bakery. We proudly remain a small, independent family business with a loyal team who have remained steadfast throughout some very challenging times. Here’s 5 lessons we’ve learnt about building a brand from scratch.
At Honeybuns we view NPD, or new product development, as one of the most exciting and rewarding aspects of working in the UK bakery sector. We get to experiment in the kitchen again, trying out new gluten free ingredients and flavour combinations.
We are ever conscious that we are just one of many cake bakers in a somewhat crowded market. The upside of having stiff competition is that it drives us onward and upward on a quest to improve continuously.
With rising costs to be seen in all sectors in the UK, from fuel to everyday groceries, I thought it timely to share a behind the scenes insight into a small bakery’s costs and considerations.
As well as baking our award winning gluten free and vegan tray bake cakes, we keep ourselves happily busy with projects ranging from hedge laying to the hosting of local school visits. Our philosophy has remained constant over the years, namely that baking delicious cakes is just part of what Honeybuns is about.
My thank you to three women who inspired me to start my gluten free bakery business.
2020 has been the most turbulent year we’ve had since starting Honeybuns in 1998, but it hasn’t just affected us. Our suppliers, customers, consumers, friends, neighbours and family have all been shaken by the events of this year and the pandemic that caused this chaotic time. Being terribly British though,
Here are our business tips and account of reopening and getting back to a new normal post lockdown. Hopefully you’re keeping safe & well? I thought you might like a round up of what’s going on from our niche business perspective at the moment. It’s a tale of two halves, so
Hallo, Em from Honeybuns here. We all send our love and best wishes to you during these worrying and surreal times. Most of the Honeybuns team are furloughed as we lost a staggering 90% of our wholesale business within the first couple of days of lockdown. Most of our trade