Meet Business Woman of the Year: Honey Bun’s Michelle Chong – In this Business Live Extra, we meet a powerful woman in business who knows the ingredients to success. She has been named Business Woman of the Year and Best CEO by Business Suite. She’s a certified HACCP Consultant (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) management system in which food safety is addressed through the analysis and control of biological, chemical, and physical hazards..) With over three decades in the baking industry.
She is a past president of the Jamaica Exporters Association (JEA) and later led Honey Bun Ltd. in winning multiple awards.
Honey Bun is a publicly traded wholesale bakery – it was purchased in 1982 by the husband and wife duo of Herbert and Michelle
The company started out as a retail bakery with 12 employees; it now boasts over 400 employees with over 40 products under the brand.
Honey Bun made its foray into the export market in 1996 – it currently ships products to the Caribbean, United States and England
The company listed on the junior market of the stock exchange in 2012; and has the distinction of being the first Jamaican bakery with to become HACAP certified in 2016
Our guest is Michelle Chong CEO of Honey Bun Limited