The new DaisyCakes will be remarkably different from the original, however, because of one big change: the bakery will be housed inside of a shipping container. The unique idea will allow DaisyCakes to differentiate itself from other bakeries.
“Space-wise, it’s not much different than a food truck,” owner and pastry chef Tanya Matta says of the shipping container idea. “I’ve been wanting to do something a little different. And I don’t want to be mobile. Having a set location is important to me.”
Businesses in Canada and Europe have succeeded with the shipping container model, according to Matta, and she believes that a city like Durham is perfect for it.
“For Durham, being such a forward-thinking city, it’s great model for other businesses,” she says.