The Detailed Diary Podcast

What’s the Recipe for a Successful Bakery Business? Insights w/ Kerri Cookson of Sweetness and Honey Bakery

September 06, 2023 Danielle Holleran | Entrepreneur, Small Business Mentor Episode 137
The Detailed Diary Podcast
What’s the Recipe for a Successful Bakery Business? Insights w/ Kerri Cookson of Sweetness and Honey Bakery
Show Notes

Running a bakery isn't just about sugar and spice; it's a rollercoaster ride of challenges, triumphs, and learning curves. In this episode, Danielle sits down with Kerri Cookson, the self-taught entrepreneur behind Sweetness and Honey, a thriving bakery business.

Kerri delves into the intricacies of managing a bakery, from mastering the challenges of scaling up from a home operation to shedding light on behind-the-scenes tasks that often go unnoticed—like meticulous planning, supply chain management, and the strategic timing of production.

It's an insightful dive into the world of entrepreneurship, highlighting both the highs and the challenges faced along the way.

So, whether you're an aspiring baker dreaming of opening your own storefront, or just someone who appreciates the art and taste of a perfectly baked treat, tune in to get a slice of Kerri's inspiring journey. Don't miss out on this delicious conversation!


In this episode, we cover:

  • How Kerri went from a cozy home kitchen to a buzzing storefront
  • The seasonal ebbs and flows of the bakery business
  • Thinking about expanding your team? Key things you should consider before bringing a new member on board
  • Peek behind the curtain to see the hustle and bustle of running a bakery
  • Kerri's exciting future plans for Sweetness & Honey
  • Her final words for aspiring entrepreneurs



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Resources
Connect with Kerri
Website: https://www.sweetnessandhoneybakery.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/sweetnessandhoney
TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@sweetnessandhoneybakery


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