Emma Custard, Honeybuns' owner, wants to stay independent
BBC NEWS | Business | Dorset bakery flourishes in hard times
While profits fall and sales decline at many larger retailers, a small bakery in Dorset is growing beyond all expectations.
Sitting underneath a pink umbrella in the Honeybuns Bee Shack café, cake in one hand, tea in the other, you would find it hard to believe that the sugary eco-treats produced here find their way to high-speed trains, corporate canteens and supermarket shelves.
The home of Honeybuns baked goods is other-worldly.
A converted farm near Holwell in Dorset, their bakery used to be a milking shed, their visitors' café a chicken hut, and their office a former pigsty.