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Chester doughnut business set up by former Hollyoaks stars wins vegan award

19 October 2021

A Chester based doughnut business – set up by two former Hollyoaks stars – has won a top vegan award.

The Doughnut Whisperer, which is a 100 per cent plant-based, handmade doughnut company, landed the prize for the Best Vegan Doughnuts at the ninth annual PETA Vegan Food Awards.

The business was born after married couple Claire Cooper and Emmett Scanlan, who both starred in the Channel 4 soap and live in the city, teamed up with local baker Stephanie Reid.

Emmett, who has also appeared in the hugely popular Peaky Blinders, posted a video message on The Doughnut Whisperer Instagram page, stating: "Thank you to PETA for this incredible honour, this incredible accolade.

Read more at: Chester Standard