Cake tasting Traditional Home Business

jaysonhyd   May 19, 2017  

Business inspiration can come from anywhere as long as there is a will. Aspects of local traditions can be used as capital to start a business while keeping the local culture.

For example, a typical cake Gorontalo is trying maintained by a home-based entrepreneur from Gorontalo cake that had long settled in Jakarta, which named Mona Melani Djamal.

One typical food is the most favored Gorontalo boat cake, cakes made from brown sugar major, coconut milk, coconut slices, and given the pandan Dauh container shaped like a boat.

“Make cakes Gorontalo Gorontalo not accidentally let the cake is gone,” said Mona to the Editor (13/06/2011).

According to the raw materials to make this cake is fairly easy to come by because of the brown sugar until the coconut milk can be found in almost every market, both modern markets and traditional markets. But Mona admitted it is not easy to make a cake batter that was not damaged boat. He always tries to make a cake with the perfect boat.

“It took a struggle that wanted to make, should not be left ditungguin. Continues to make the container can not nyuruh people, not animating can not neat,” he said.

According to Mona, this boat cake introduced by his close friends when gathering. Currently, he has been marketing his boat pastries to out of town, even to his hometown in Gorontalo. Mona’s experience, can be an inspiration how memesarkan products cake home from the neighborhood market up to a wider audience.

“Used to love divided if there gathering. Continues know word of mouth is the only boat I make cakes. Now that mesen already everywhere as it may be sparse. Already nyampe everywhere to me, I never send pesenan Gorontalo to send aircraft use, “he explained.

Mona explains the capital to make a boat cake is fairly cheap. To make the cake as much as 50 boats, Mona only spent less than Rp 50,000. Hargsa only one slice of cake boat priced Rp 2,500. Mona claims often gets skewed comments from customers, but Mona seldom bother because it’s the price to pay to enjoy a boat patience in baking.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

Mona added, as this type of cake is rarely sold because he took this opportunity to meet their daily needs.

“Sometimes people say expensive, but people say what’s up deh.’s Expensive services,” he said.

By selling cookies boat, he was able to generate more than USD 3 million in a month, it also depends on the order came because Mona is only selling the boat cake if there are orders from customers.

“Not necessarily because tergangtung order, usually above Rp 3 million per month. Makes pesenan only if there is no sale actually” he said.

In addition to boat cake Mona also sell some cakes Gorontalo others, such as Sirikaya Fuel, How to Fill, Wapili. In addition to boat cake, Mona also serve
such order another cake and custard eclairs.