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Snack-Worthy Promos: Why Now?


Looking for a fresh way to stay connected during this period of distancing? Take this unique opportunity to brighten the monotony of days at home for your customers, clients, and employees with a fun snack experience. Show consumers you’re thinking of them with the perfect gift: something delicious.

As the country begins the long process of opening back up, many individuals will continue to shelter in place to varying degrees. A quality treat brings extra fun and novelty right to someone’s front door, giving you a way to reach people’s hearts through their stomach—and keep your name fresh in their minds.

Send a Branded Gift Basket

For loyal customers and members of your team, consider creating a snack gift basket that’s as special as they are. If you prefer preassembled selections, we have a wide assortment of gift baskets, from cookies and chocolate to savory snacks that can make an extended time at home a little more enjoyable.

For example, you can send an assortment of three coffee-flavored treats in a box that’s printed with your full-color logo and brand name. And though these peppermint bark treats are especially popular during the winter holidays, they’re delicious enough to be welcome any day of the year.

Looking for something more themed? For the taco lovers on your list, check out this gift set with assorted taco seasonings and an attractive branded apron in a fun canvas tote bag that ensures recipients are ready for the next #TacoTuesday.

Snacks and Something Extra

Some gift baskets also include additional gifts to help you express a little extra appreciation.

For example, this gift set includes over a pound of four deliciously sweet gourmet treats, including: chocolate-covered almonds: creamy caramels with dark chocolate sprinkled with sea salt: buttery almond toffee and fresh roasted mixed nuts. And the box becomes a treasured keepsake, with space for a special photo.

Or, if your recipients prefer something a little more savory, this gift set includes a half-pound of mild Wisconsin cheddar cheese and a 5-ounce package of beef summer sausage. These mouthwatering treats also include a bamboo cutting board with your fire branded logo and a cheese knife. This set is perfect for anyone who’s flexing their muscles in the kitchen with their extra time at home.

Create Some Family Fun

For families at home with kids, this time is both an unexpected gift and a sudden challenge. A snack box can bring joy and levity to a difficult time, helping families create new memories or de-stress over the weekend after balancing a fraught week of telework and distance learning.

Send everyone into the backyard for a makeshift camp experience with an Artisan S’mores and Campfire Mugs Gift Set. It includes just about everything a family might need to make ten delicious s’mores treats, right down to the matches, as well as two 12-ounce MiiR camp mugs, all packaged in an eco-friendly craft gift box. Added bonus: MiiR gives 3% of revenue to trackable giving projects, so every MiiR product purchased through us comes with a Give Code that allows you to experience the story behind your purchase. They’ve also just gone “Climate Neutral” which never urts. Add in a few plush blankets in a classic plaid pattern to increase the camping-at-home factor during chilly spring nights and you are golden!

Or you can encourage the entire gang to get together for a family movie night with this Gourmet Popcorn Gift Set. Recipients can enjoy a variety of three kinds of popcorn and assorted seasonings, as well as the thoughtful inclusion of a popper bowl for an easy, convenient treat.

And don’t forget the family pet. This gift bag comes stuffed with four ounces of dog treats for four-legged friends. It’s a small but thoughtful addition that’ll make your recipients smile.

Delight Them with Personalized Snacks

No matter what the interests or preferences your target market might have, you can find or create a thoughtful gift bag/set that will delight recipients and ensure they’ll remember your name. Not convinced? Check out the Five Reasons Gourmet Food Gifts Win Year Round. Then get in touch today to choose the perfect promo snack gift to send.


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6 Holiday Gifts That Make a Sweet-and-Savory Statement


Nothing says “tis the season” quite like a festive bite (or two…). From sweet treats to savory snacks to DIY cookies perfect for your clients, customers and their families, these holiday favorites ring in the season in a big way – and, this year, we’re counting down the days until we can whip up a batch, crack open a tin and sink our teeth in. This holiday season, we’re starting with a few classic faves, adding in some new must-eats and sprinkling in some super festive snacks and sips we can’t get enough of. As you’re making your list and checking it twice, start here.

Brand these fun, festive holiday food gifts and make a serious seasonal statement.

#1. S’mores Kits

Think s’mores are only for camping trips? Think again. These Gable Box Kits are perfect for holiday gifting. Want to go big? These larger kits come complete with everything you need to make three full-size s’mores.

#2. Hot Cocoa Kits

Everyone loves a stainless-steel tumbler – but, as the holidays roll in, everyone especially loves a tumbler topped off with some festive hot cocoa. This Ghirardelli® Cocoa Kit is the best of both worlds, with a custom tumbler that keeps cocoa, coffee or tea hot, and their famous double chocolate cocoa.

Another perfect pick? This LEEMAN® NYC Tuscany set includes cocoa, two cups and a sleek faux leather-bound journal perfect for making those naughty and nice lists.

#3. Hot Chocolate on a Spoon

Want to go cup-less? Fun and festive, Hot Chocolate on a Spoon is it. Each spoon features a delicious Belgian chocolate square topped with mini marshmallows, all packaged for holiday gifting. Simply stir into a cup of hot water or milk for an instant cup of hot cocoa and marshmallows.

An alternative to the spoon? These all-in-one cups – simply add hot water, stir and sip.

#4. Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Speaking of mixing it up, this branded Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix is the perfect gift for the baker or non-baker on your list. Not only does this mix deliver the perfect “a little bit chewy/a little bit crispy” cookies every time, but it only require two ingredients (butter and an egg – easy!) to complete.

#5. Chocolate-Covered Pretzel Kit

Another DIY fave is this new classic – make-your-own chocolate-covered pretzel rods. As easy to perfect as the cookies, these pretzels are destined to become a seasonal must-have around your office. Simply melt the chocolate, dip a pretzel and top with a favorite candy – or candies. It’s all included –  everything your clients and customers need to make a sweet and salty holiday treat.

#6. Towers, Tins, Totes and Crates

Want to really wow recipients? These towers, tins, totes and crates are the perfect place to start.

Two gallon popcorn tins contain three seasonal favorites – butter, cheddar and caramel. Sink into these gourmet kernels and you’ll never go back to regular popcorn – trust us.

Want popcorn – and then some? We don’t blame you. And that’s why this Gourmet Treats Custom Gift Tote is a holiday classic and a popular choice in the “off-season.” Not only is this tote packed with everyone’s favorites – lemon cookies, berry and fruit nut mix, peanut crunch, butter toffee caramels and, yes, that amazing caramel popcorn, but the branded tote is the perfect carry-all once the snacks run out.

If you’re all about the cookies, this jam-packed crate of crisps and cookies is the way to go. With classic seasonal flavors including chocolate, lemon meringue, snickerdoodle, mixed berry, cranberry shortbread and, of course, chocolate chip, this oversized cookie delivery will keep your clients and customers snacking all season – and thinking of you with every bite.

And if it’s all about making the ultimate snacking statement, this is it: the Gourmet Snacks Gift Box Tower – yes, tower. This four-tier tower is overflowing with tons of treats perfect for every palate – think lemon cookies, honey mustard pretzel nuggets, peanut brittle crunch, shortbread, chocolate-covered almonds, wafer cookies and more. Tie it all up with a custom ribbon and your tower is good to go – and sure to be the favorite gift this season.

We’ve rounded up even more amazing holiday food gifts here. Have questions? Get in touch to discuss your holiday gift order now!

 


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4 Reasons Why Popcorn is the Ultimate Holiday Gift


Reasons Why Popcorn is the Ultimate GiftWe’ll just come right out and say it: This is THE BEST popcorn we’ve ever had. Ever. Ever.

It’s savory.
It’s sweet.
It’s melt-in-your-mouth good.

Even popping the lid on the 3-Way Gourmet Popcorn tin (which, BTW, has two gallons of popcorn in it) is enough to push taste buds into overdrive. And, no, it’s not an exaggeration. Because this is the exact same popcorn which flies off the shelves at luxury retailers and gourmet grocers.

This is THE popcorn – the popcorn that will spoil you and your clients for all other popcorns – F-o-r-e-v-e-r. This is the popcorn you want as your corporate holiday gift – provided you can snag enough bags before the seasonal crush.

Until then, we’ll keep tearing into our own bags, taking note of favorite flavors, colors and combinations. Here’s why…

#1. The Flavors are outrageous

Cookies & Cream? Sriracha? White & Dark Chocolate? White Cheddar Truffle? These aren’t just any flavors of popcorn. These are our wildest snacking fantasies come to life – and this is good. Very good. And these amazing flavors are a big reason this popcorn has won us and our clients over. They’re just plain fun. Who wouldn’t love to get a bag of cool, creative, delicious popcorn, delivered to their desk heading into the holidays? Exactly…

#2. And there are tons of them…

The 3 Way Popcorn TinSpeaking of those flavors, we offer our gourmet popcorn in nine flavors, plus the 3-Way tin which includes the classics – cheddar, caramel and old fashion butter. The single-pack custom gift bags are available in:

● Kettle Corn
● Peanut Butter Cup
● Sriracha
● Cheddar
● White & Dark Chocolate
● Cookies & Cream
● White Cheddar Truffle
● Chipotle
● White Cheddar

Our goal? Work through all nine flavors – which shouldn’t be too difficult. Do yourself and your clients a favor and opt for a few different flavor combos if you don’t go for the tin. This will allow you and your recipients to mix, match and find their ideal snack mix.

#3. Salty, sweet…enough said…

There’s just something about the salty/sweet combo that we can’t get enough of. The 3-Way tin is a slam dunk on that front, with two savory and one sweet option built in. But, with these smaller-sized custom gift bags, it’s easy to send a savory/sweet combo pack to a client. Some of our go-tos? Cheddar + Kettle Corn and White & Dark Chocolate + White Cheddar Truffle, for starters. We also love Cookies & Cream + Peanut Butter Cup. Yes, it’s more sweet + sweet, but the peanut butter gives it just enough salt to satisfy the cravings. In a word, YUM.

#4. They’re the perfect size

The BEST Cookies and Cream PopcornThe tin is perfect for sharing – or not. But the custom gift bags are a great desk-side snack. Unwrap the ribbon and you’ve got just over two ounces of amazing gourmet popcorn at your fingertips – literally. It’s great for a post-lunch snack, great to bring to meetings and events as a “thank you” and great for those long road trips, plane trips and train trips during the holiday season. In other words, these popcorn packs will be a welcome holiday addition for your clients, scoring you tons of brownie points – or should we say “popcorn points” – all year long.

Do yourself a favor and grab a free sample or two, then get your orders in ASAP. There’s a reason luxury retailers and boutique grocers opt for this gourmet popcorn. Grab a bag and you’ll see why.


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3 Sweet Benefits of Using Promotional Food Gifts


 

According to a survey conducted by Counselor Magazine, 61% of business gift buyers ranked custom food gifts as the #1 business gift for the holidays. We’ve all been on the receiving end of a delicious gift from a business contact, so what is it about these sweet items that makes them such enticing corporate gifts? Here are 3 solid benefits:

 

  1. Food gifts are universally loved! According to Nation’s Business Magazine, food gifts are the best business gifts for the holidays because they are something everyone can enjoy. Most business gift buyers know that it can be a struggle to find a gift that will make everyone happy. With food gifts, this is rarely an issue! They have a broad appeal and can satisfy audiences young and old, male or female. Everyone loves logo imprinted cookies.
  2. Corporate food gifts are affordable. According to American Express Small Business Services, 50% of business gifts that are purchased for the holidays are food gifts. This isn’t only because they are well-received, but because they don’t cost a fortune and have high perceived values. Some corporate food gifts can cost less than $2-3 each – an attractive price point that lets you thank or reward large audiences for less money. Plus, there are plenty of discounts and deals to be found around this time of the year as gift demand begins to skyrocket.
  3. Promotional food gifts can be easily customized. Forget picking up your food gifts at the grocery store, expensive bakeries, or online retailers. When you purchase your food gifts from your promotional products distributor, you have the option of customizing the gift’s packaging to represent your brand. Many food items include optional gift cards that can be personalized for each of your individual recipients. These gifts offer a lot of freedom to be creative, so take full advantage of these opportunities.