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Edible Gift Basket Companies Let Them Eat Fruit

With First Lady Michelle Obama endorsing programs such as the “Eat Right, Be Bright” campaign, edible gift baskets filled with fruit are still in vogue. And even as the healthy food initiative grows nutritional awareness, it’s companies such as Simply Fresh Fruit, Harry & David, and Cherry Moon Farms that present consumers with a medley of fruit resources.

In California, Simply Fresh Fruit endorses the First Lady’s fruit program

Are Edible Gift Basket Companies Trafficking Fruit?

Indeed, the evolution of a piece of fruit is a compelling story. It is one of triumph and hope. The most ambitious fruit dreams of being harvested to be featured in a gift basket or even better, the home page of a website. After all the contents of an edible basket is supposed to be la crème de la crème. Void of bruises dings, and other blemishes, the fruit of the fruit basket is quite polished. Exuding a healthy glow, it yields the precise firmness and ripeness high in consumer demand. Yet, to some omnivores, the gift basket business is nothing more than a legal fruit trafficking entity.  

Mother’s Day: Tips on Giving an Edible Fruit Bouquet

Mother’s Day falls on Sunday, May 8, 2011. And it’s the only gift bearing holiday—when failure to acknowledge the one person, who birthed you is non-negotiable. According to the National Retail Federation, Mother’s Day’s is the second leading consumer spending holiday after the winter holiday, averaging more than $10 billion in sales. Fortunately, sending an edible fruit basket is merely procrastination-proof, if you follow these how-to tips:

How to Place a Timely  Edible Fruit Bouquet  Order for Mother’s Day

1) Set up a reminder on your iPhone or other smartphone technology for April 29th at 4PM or after your last appointment of the day. This 

2) Access the Internet.

3) Visit any of the fruit bouquet company Web sites. Select from the most recognized brands:

Edible Arrangements fruit bouquets have a short refrigerated life and have to be consumed within the first 24 hours to be enjoyable. At the same token, Edible Arrangements accepts custom made orders and the chocolate dipped strawberries are a sweet and juicy option. Also, consider some of the Mother’s Day special fruit bouquets.

Cherry Moon Farms edible fruit bouquet arrives in a traditional style basket, comprised of full pieces of organic fruit: apples, oranges, and three types of pears. For Mother’s Day, the fruit bouquet company is featuring a potted pink rose plant and 6 hand-dipped strawberries arriving on corresponding days. (Only $59.99

Harry & David is a classic in fruit bouquets, made of fruit and kosher goods. The fruit bouquet company also owns a pear orchard, where they cultivate organic Royal Riviera ® pears.

4) Select an edible fruit bouquet based on its size. (Is mother a fruit lover? How many pieces of fruit  come in the fruit basket? Does mom have anyone to share the bouquet with her?  )

5) Opt for add-ons. If this happens to be the only gift that you’re sending mother, consider adding a bouquet of flowers or add a box of chocolate dipped fruit.

6) To ensure ample delivery time, place the Mother’s Day edible fruit order by 11 PM on April 29th

7) Don’t forget to add a personal note that comes with edible fruit order.