Cardiff is set to get its very own doughnut factory as Cardiff Dough and Co is opening a “doughnut hub” in Rumney, hopefully in time for trick or treaters at Halloween.
The Cardiff business has a lot of irons in the fire as it also plans to open a Cardiff city centre doughnut shop in the next few weeks and is in the process of converting a street food van which they’ll take to events around the county.
Owned by Ash and Rachael Parfitt, Cardiff Dough and Co makes handmade 24-hour proved doughnuts in a creative range of weekly-changing flavours such as pina colada, coffee walnut, Eton mess and banoffee pie.
Ash, a former welder, set up the company whilst on furlough in 2020. Starting with a stall at Corporation Yard Market in Canton, they then opened a pop-up shop in Lakeside’s Clearwater Parade in December 2020.
When the row of shops closed for redevelopment this summer, Cardiff Dough and Co were forced to look for new premises.
Cardiff Dough and Co’s new doughnut factory will be based on Wentloog Road in Rumney and there’s plenty of work to be done if it’s going to be open in time for Halloween.
Primarily a production unit, customers will also be able to buy doughnuts to take away from a retail counter. Click and collect will be available as well to ensure that people aren’t left disappointed when their favourite flavour is out of stock.
Alongside their doughnut factory, Cardiff Dough and Co plans to open a city centre doughnut shop in the next few weeks. Whilst Ash wouldn’t reveal its exact location, he’s excited about the move.
The company also has big plans for next year, as they’re currently doing up a street food van which they plan to take on the road.