In The News: Bakery Reflects on Thanksgiving Sale


Eric Merkle, bakery manager in the department of dining services, spoke about the Thanksgiving bake sale held by the University of Connecticut in preparation for the upcoming holiday.

Merkle said they held the sale through a completely online format. In particular, he said they used the dining marketplace on their official website.

“We did the bake sale 100% online this year through the dining marketplace on our page,” Merkle said.

Merkle said the results of the bake sale were surprising to him as they were better than he expected them to be. He believes this is due to the fact that people are becoming more comfortable with buying food online.

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