San Diego Baker Gets Creative Selling Surplus Supplies

SAN DIEGO — Small businesses are doing what they can to stay afloat amid the coronavirus pandemic. One business got creative when they found themselves with a surplus of baking items and bills to pay. Diego Desserts has items you can’t find at the grocery store. 

Studies show that baking can actually make you happier and kneading dough is actually therapeutic, but when many didn’t see the items needed to bake on store shelves they started calling wholesalers and it gave at least one business an idea to help out. 

“I was contemplating laying off employees on Monday morning,” said Geofrey Millensifer. 

Instead, he loaded up his refrigerated delivery truck with flour, sugar, nuts and all things baking. 

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