Monthly Archives: January 2012

Valentine’s Day 2012 Edible Gift Baskets and Ideas

With the average floral arrangement priced at $50, and a slew of grocery stores carrying an economically priced supply, fewer people will be sending flowers for Valentine’s Day in 2012. The National Retail Federation‘s market survey shows that the average U.S. consumer spends between $102 and $110. To maximize the dollar, the top fruit bouquet companies offer more value. From the edible fruit basket to the discount gift basket, compiled the top picks.

Decadent Edible Gift Basket
If he or she is the apple of your eye, the Fresh Fruit Bouquet Company offers an edible gift basket of a different sort: granny smith apples, cloaked in an assortment of decadent toppings, such as caramel milk chocolate with walnuts; white chocolate with apple pie spice; plain European style chocolate and of course dark chocolate with coconut. What makes this edible gift basket so novel is that gifters choose between dipped apples and pears, the toppings and two size options. A trio is 34.99 and four are 46.99.

How to Make a Fresh Fruit Basket for Valentine’s Day

True love knows how to make a  fresh fruit basket the organic way for Valentine’s Day. Long before, the gift basket behemoths Edible Arrangements, Cherry Moon Farms and Harry& David garnered an online reputation as the go to source for the edible fruit basket, gift bearers conducted all the details for the making of a Valentine’s Day fresh fruit basket.