Fewer cakes needed as parties get smaller amid coronavirus outbreak

Baker Wong Jie Hui now gets only one to two orders on weekdays - none on some days - and orders for the weekends have dropped too. ST PHOTO: JOEL CHAN
Baker Wong Jie Hui now gets only one to two orders on weekdays - none on some days - and orders for the weekends have dropped too. ST PHOTO: JOEL CHAN

Baker Wong Jie Hui's primary source of income is customised cake orders, but the dough has dried up since the virus hit.

Ms Wong, founder of Goobycakes, said the bakery used to make a few cakes every day and more than 10 a day on weekends, but now, people are putting off parties or downsizing them.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 01, 2020, with the headline 'Fewer cakes needed as parties get smaller'. Subscribe