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Thanksgiving Day Fruit Centerpieces or Edible Fruit Bouquets

 Setting the table with fruit centerpieces reminisces modest times of when the settlers and American Indians gathered for the first Thanksgiving Day dinner. It was an era when the pioneers did not have GPS to navigate them to America. The Indians were unable to text the newcomers a dinner invitation. Even the fruit centerpieces were different back then. Comprised of squash, berries and other natural elements, today, fruit centerpieces fashion an assortment of options, including edible fruit bouquets.

Edible Fruit.org compared three fruit bouquet company’s interpretation of fruit centerpieces and here are several noteworthy details.  

For non-traditional fruit centerpieces, Edible Arrangements’ edible fruit bouquets emblemize  tempting, juicy works of art. The only problem is that this fruit centerpiece need to be chilled until dinner time to prevent its tendency to oxidize in warm climates.

Another consideration about choosing Edible Arrangements’ edible fruit bouquets is the budget. For decent sized fruit centerpieces , expect to spend a minimum of $89. However, consumers can save on delivery costs, with an in store pick up.

We found Edible Arrangement’s contending  fruit bouquet company, Fruit Flower – to render a unique intepretation of the fruit centerpiece, called the Veggiecopia. An ornately traditional Thanksgiving Day wicker basket arrives with carrots, cauliflower, snow beans, cucumbers and red peppers for only $55.  For the money and the fact that its another version of edible fruit bouquets, makes it a wonderful alternative to fruit centerpiece.

Also, when one compares the price of floral arrangements to  fruit centerpieces, the cost is quantifiable to the later as its an edible fruit bouquet solves two purposes: design and the appetite.

Which do you prefer for Thanksgiving Day Dinner entertaining, fruit centerpieces or edible fruit bouquets.