Meet Lungile Mhlanga: Baking Entrepreneur Bringing Premium Doughnuts To Customers During Lockdown

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  • Date: 17-Mar-2021
  • Source: Forbes
  • Sector: Retail
  • Country: Middle East
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Meet Lungile Mhlanga: Baking Entrepreneur Bringing Premium Doughnuts To Customers During Lockdown

Lungile Mhlanga, founder of Treats Club Over the last 12 months, many business models have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Some businesses have shut their doors whilst others have used this period to pivot their business models adapting to a technological age. The baking industry is one where consumers have traditionally purchased physically due to the desire to have fresh goods. One entrepreneur who has quickly built up an impressive dessert brand and used the lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic to expand her business is Lungile Mhlanga, founder of Treats Club. Mhlanga grew up in Essex in the U. K. and creativity was a large part of her childhood, fostered by her parents. She initially wanted to have a career in performing arts but realized relatively quickly it wasn't for her, however "the journey of falling and getting up I learned has been extremely valuable". Whilst Mhlanga was enrolled in college she also had a part-time job at Benefit Cosmetics as a makeup consultant. Despite having to wake up at 5am for work, Mhlanga loved her job and wanted to devote more time to it so dropped out of college to work full time. She spent some years at