Doughnut company looking for five people in Sheffield to taste test products

A popular bakery is looking for foodies in Sheffield to taste test over £60 worth of doughnuts and provide feedback on new flavour combinations.

Friday, 26th June 2020, 7:46 am
Updated Friday, 26th June 2020, 7:47 am

The successful candidates with a sweet tooth will receive a box of four different doughnuts once a week for a month to sample and critique the quality, selection flavours and toppings.

Project D, who deliver a range of handcrafted doughnuts are offering between three to five taste testers in Sheffield the chance to sample some of the sweet treats.

It’s as the company which launched 12 months ago and changes its flavour combinations every six weeks looks to gain more information about how popular certain doughnuts are in its delivery locations of Sheffield, Stoke and Birmingham.

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The bakery are looking for taste testers in Sheffield to provide honest feedback on new doughnut flavours.

Project D’s co-owner Jacob Watts said: “We’re really looking for the ultimate foodies – creative individuals who will be able to provide us with honest feedback.

“No experience is necessary, but we are looking for people with a passion for doughnuts, the taste buds to distinguish between even the slightest flavour changes and an eagerness to try new products.

“Since we broadened our delivery range we can see that some doughnuts sell better in some areas than others. So, we would like to gather more information on these taste trends so we can tailor-make our doughnuts to suit the demand.”

Project D initially started selling their baked goods at food events, festivals and corporate events before the coronavirus crisis hit and they were forced to change their business model and provide an at home delivery service.

The successful candidates will get doughnut deliveries worth over £60 to taste and critique.

The chosen tasters will receive four boxes of four Project D doughnuts worth £11 each to try for one month.

Jacob added: “We know this role sounds like something out of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, but we are genuinely looking for some creative individuals who can help Project D progress to the next level.

“We know our doughnuts are second to none and we get some fantastic feedback from customers. Having taste testers on each of our delivery routes will just help us to perfect our product and we can’t wait to start working with successful candidates.”

To apply for the role, visit their website.

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