Mansfield toffee shop prepares to host 'pop up' doughnut event with Project D
A new Mansfield confectionery shop is gearing up to host a special ‘pop up’ event with a popular doughnut firm next week.
Toffee Hut will welcome Derby-based Project D for the tasty, three-hour session at its newly-opened Regent Street premises on Thursday, May 6.
It is the first time the growing doughnut company has held an event in the town and Toffee Hut owner Rachel Richards says she is looking forward to hosting it.
“They have thousands of followers on social media and their doughnuts are famous for being very indulgent,” said Rachel, who opened her traditional toffee shop on April 12.
“I am very excited and delighted they chose the Toffee Hut to host their first Mansfield pop up.”
Rachel opened the town centre shop following the success of her online business she launched two years ago – which attracted large wholesale orders and interest from world famous names such as Harrods.
Now she is hoping next week’s pop up event with Project D will serve up a tasty treat for sweet-toothed locals.
"It’s a new concept – we hope it might become a regular event," she said.
Project D has enjoyed a successful lockdown and has plans to open a store in Leeds this year, as well as units in Manchester and London.
The firm currently delivers to doorsteps as far away as Leeds and Birmingham and plans to widen its routes across the rest of the country
And Max Poynton, operations directors of Project D, said he was looking forward to coming to Mansfield on Thursday.
“We have done a pop up at at Sutton but it is our first time in Mansfield town centre, although we deliver there,” he said.
"We are thrilled to be in the town and we are going to have a special pop up box to mark it – but it’s a surprise. We’re asking people to keep an eye on our social media.”
Project D doughnuts will be available for three hours, from 10am-1pm, on Thursday, May 6.