Deliver A Nice Fruit Basket

She said she wanted to deliver a fruit basket and then she said it was just a nice fruit basket – filled with fruit, plenty of fruit, and a nice personal touch.

The New Fresh Fruit Basket for 2013.


Fresh Corporate Christmas Gifts – Fruit Baskets

Sharing Corporate Christmas Gifts amongst you business associates can be a hit and miss affair if you do not consider your recipient, the gift itself, and presentation of the gift.  A well thought out gift can be a crucial repeat and referral business trigger, ensuring your name is top of mind when your business niche is required.  Just as importantly, the presentation and appearance of the gift can make or break the whole process, as a strikingly put together gift can impress beyond your expectations.  Your Corporate Christmas Gifts should be appreciated, effective and memorable so your recipient feels special, and your name is connected with a favorable event.

Christmas Hampers Australia

Your recipient obviously has a range of personal interests and preferences, and although it is important to have these in mind, it is also wise not to cater too specifically to these likes.  For example, an avid golfer may prefer a golf themed gift, but it would not go down well with the rest of the team if it were just one gift across the whole department.

So knowing general tastes is best, and indulging those favourites will be pleasantly acknowledged – instead of targeting a specific hobby or pastime that they will already have accessories to.  Buying a gourmet food hamper for corporate Christmas Gifts makes for an effective and memorable present as it caters for the niche where the individual is pampered and indulged with bespoke foods, condiments and chocolates.  And enthusiasts of all types will appreciate the attention to detail and boutique quality of fine handmade foods and condiments.

Thank You Gift Ideas

With corporate gift giving, there ultimately comes the moment when the gifts are delivered to the place of business and, before they are shared amongst the staff, the boxes are noticed, perhaps in the foyer.  This is the first stage of the gift experience, where a well made shipping box, with the hamper company’s corporate logo, conveys a certain anticipation and expectation of quality.  The next stage is opening the box and seeing the gourmet hamper, packed for presentation as a gift basket, wrapped under cellophane, with ribbon and bow.  This can be the make or break moment, where the items in the gift basket, the wrapping and the overall impression can either make lips curl up into a smile, or brows furrow in confusion.

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With a well-chosen corporate Christmas gift, your recipient will feel valued, will see the gift as an effective confirmation of the value of your ongoing business relationship, and will ultimately share the products of the gourmet hamper amongst friends and family over the holiday period.  Nothing can over estimate the value of an effective gift basket at this special time of year.  And that is what and effective and memorable corporate Christmas Gift makes for you, a lasting impression that your relationship is both worthy of sharing a quality gift experience, and valued for the future.

Christmas Fruit Baskets

Sending a Get Well Gift to a friend or family member other than flowers is no longer a difficult decision once you know all about Fruit baskets.  Fruit Baskets are healthy, fresh, colourful and make the perfect sharing gift for a workplace or family get together.

Instead of a still bunch of flowers, sharing a selection of the freshest seasonal fruit, presented in a re-usable wicker basket, and delivered right to your door makes for a convenient and edible gift idea.

What’s more, a fruit hamper can get your personal message of condolence or recovery across direct to the recipient.  Obviously, making a delivered gift decision other than flowers is easy – next time choose a Fruit Basket.

A Gourmet Gift Basket is a Great Christmas Gift Idea!

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Choosing the type of Fruit Basket that matches your occasion is important, so take some time to assess what your recipient would prefer.  Sometimes a general fruit selection is best, other times you may decide to specify exactly what types of fruit you would like to make up the fruit hamper.  For example, soft fruits and easy to cut up fruits will suit an older recipient.

Consider what container you would prefer the fruit basket to be placed in.  Some suggestions other than the basket, should be just as light and easy to carry with a built in handle.  Bowls, plates and boxes are used to contain the fruit hamper, and these can add extra value and utility to the gift as they are useful in the kitchen long after the occasion has passed.  My personal favourite is the wooden box, that has a delightful rustic earthy feel, and makes for a handy box for carrying barbeque equipment.

Picnic Basket

It is also worth having in mind what the occasion is and how the recipient will make use fo the Fruit basket once it is delivered.  A bereavement fruit hamper will be best suited as a sharing gift for drop in visitors to the mourning family.  In this case plenty of easy to eat by hand fruit makes the best gift, instead of cut fruit.  Likewise, for a baby gift idea a fruit basket would be ideal filled with grapes ad smaller fruits for children and the new mother to share.

Whatever the occasion, fruit baskets make a thoughtful, personal gift for delivery, especially when flowers are not an option.  Surprise yourself and your friends and family with a fruit basket next time you are part of a life event and delight in the simple, healthy goodness of fresh fruit.

Insider Secrets Christmas Gift Basket Shops Don’t Want You to Know

Every industry has trade secrets and hidden truths that it keeps from the general retail public about the industry. Simple things about the product, or the sales process, or the transaction that favors the business owner ad leaves the retail buyer at a distinct disadvantage.

Pamper Hamper

And the purpose of this article is to expose them to you, the buyer, so you will be a more astute consumer of gift basket and hampers in future. I am not here to discredit the industry, or paint the hard working fellow gift basket makers as a canny or untrustworthy lot – far from it. Just a few little things to look out for that will save you money and help you drive a better bargain next time you order.

Christmas Hampers with Cherries

Christmas Cherry Box – The Best Kept Secret At Fruit Baskets Newcastle

Here’s the most important thing to remember when you are ordering a hamper or gift basket – nine out of ten people who order will not ever see what they are paying for. Simple as that.


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In the vast majority of cases, the hamper will be ordered by one party, and set to another destination, to be opened by the recipient who has no idea what to expect. So the representation to the buyer is something similar and near to as possible as that actually delivered to the recipient.

This is a fundamental difference to most other online ordering experiences, where the item is ordered and the recipient is the same person. You see what you want, order it, and then you get it. With gift baskets and hampers, the case it you see it and order it, and then a very close approximation, depending on what is in stock and your preferences, is delivered to the recipient. Big difference. Be aware that some gift basket shops will exploit this fact to the maximum and push the limits of what is being delivered compared to what is being ordered.

Fruit Boxes

Also keep an eye on packaging and presentation. Now this starts with the very image you will be looking at in the catalog or on the website. Immediately the products are neatly arranged around a central theme, with matching colors and most likely some props and situation items scattered around. Like baubles and sprigs of Christmas Tree setting the scene for a Christmas Hamper, or glasses and champagne flutes for a wine hamper. Note most often these are not included in the actual gift basket you will be sending to your recipient. Note how some things are not included, a disclaimer like ‘props not included’ should be clearly visible.

Packaging can be a further reveal when there is none – in other words the gift selection is actually a collection of products in a cardboard box. Now whilst strictly speaking this is a gift being delivered as promised, without props, it is quite distinct from seeing the neatly arranged presentation in the catalog or website. It is just some products in a box. Your recipient may not get the same tingly feeling pulling out some products from a box, it certainly doesn’t feel like a gift basket or a hamper when it doesn’t come prepared in an actual wicker basket.

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Being completely switched on with what you are buying, and what condition you expect the goods to be delivered in is a great way to avoid disappointment when ordering a Christmas Hamper or gift basket. Just by noting these simple tips and hints I hope you will enjoy a more satisfying and complete experience next time you order online. In the meantime, enjoy your gift baskets and hampers.

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Christmas Hampers 2011

The secret concept from the last two Christmas Seasons is back, and we are promoting it in a big way at Newcastle Fruit Baskets!

Looking for a fresh sharing gift idea?  But wary of ordering the same same this year – you want some impact, right?

Here’s what we have been doing for our premium local clients (by this we mean our loyal local customers who we have been working with for a few years, you know who you are…)

A fruit hamper or fruit box is the perfect corporate gift delivered for Christmas, it is fresh, it is full of the finest of market bought seasonal fruit, and it is something that will definitely be shared and eaten by your recipient in the days before Christmas.  So here’s how it all works…

1.  Your Fruit Hampers are absolutely packed with the freshest of seasonal summer fruit!  So we’re talking cherries, berries, grapes, mangoes, melons, stonefruit, you name all your favourite fruits and they will be bulging inside your fresh fruit hamper!

2. The Fruit Baskets are delivered direct to your business address for you to hand out or they can be sent to the home address of the recipient.  No worries, it will get there in the days before Christmas so there is plenty to share for Christmas!

3.  You can get a deal – order more than three and you start getting into DISCOUNT TERRITORY – that means you can order a Fresh Summer Fruit Basket from $29!  So making a distinctive Fresh impression is simple and affordable!

4.  Call 1300 284 684 and reserve your place today – we can only make about 300 each Christmas season and they sell out quickly.  So to guarantee your place make sure you reserve your order and place a deposit as soon as possible.  Oh, and don’t forget, all orders of $1250 plus get a complimentary bottle of Moet Champagne, valued at $90.

5. You can always upgrade, add extras or even put in your own business stationery or personal message with your Christmas Cards.  At Newcastle Fruit baskets we make your order by hand, in the days before Christmas so there is plenty of opportunity to add your own touch to make your gift giving extra personal.  Just ask and we can make it all work for you…

So call 1300 284 684 and reserve your Christmas Hamper Fruit Basket NOW!