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Some more Gift Baskets Built by You

Designing Your Own Gift Baskets Its great to see the fun that our customers are having with our self select gift basket site. Here are a few recent creations, which caught our eye. Kamelia created a gift for her husband in Essex, UK, which contained a combination of healthy food items and cute little chocolate pigs. Her selection was an iced Birthday Cake, the chunky chocolate, an assortment of biscuits,…

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Diary of A Basket Case Part 2

Hello again, My journey from the fields of China to the warehouse of the UK’s leading gift basket and hamper supplier has been temporarily put on hold. I am writing this from a British port where I am awaiting clearance from UK customs. Since the last time I wrote it has been 2 weeks since we departed the balmy climate of Dubai where the temperature inside our container reached an…

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New Hamper Basket Containers

New Hamper Basket Containers Hello this Friday afternoon, Its the first warm day of the year in this part of the UK, the first day that we are able to sit in the office in T-Shirts rather than our usual pull-overs and body warmers. If you are wondering why there are much fewer syntax and typographical errors in our spring/ summer blog articles, that’s because it’s much easier to type…

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Salmon Hamper Gifts

Salmon in your Hamper We sell the best salmon in our gift baskets. It won the 2005 Gold Medal in the Great Taste Awards and you really can tell the difference. It is a much stronger texture than any other salmon we have ever tasted, which is presumably why it won the Gold Medal. Basketsgalore sells it in 200g packs as the 100g isn’t enough. We’re not selling salmon as…

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Luxury Cheese & Wine Hampers

Luxury Cheese packs for Fantastic Hampers, Basketsgalore has introduced the fabulous selection pack of Fivemiletown Creamery Cheeses, which were hitherto only available at Christmas Time. Within every pack there is 150g of each type of Fivemiletown’s range of cheese Ballyblue, Ballybrie and a smoked Oakwood. Complimenting the selection is an O’Reilly’s 90g portion of Goats Cheese. Basketsgalore has included this new pack in a range of our new Spring Gift…

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Family Businesses & Hamper World

Basketsgalore Christmas Dinner May 20th 2010 It’s Christmas Dinner at Basketsgalore this week. Obviously we are not able to have our party in December, so we wait until a quiet time of year and as is our usual fashion we try to achieve two goals with a single action. This year our Christmas Dinner is doubling up with a local business awards night which we were asked to enter by…

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UK Gift Basket News

UK Gift Basket News Update The Basketsgalore Blog has been around for several years, but it is gaining more and more followers, so we are splitting it into sections for ease of use. The primary role of the blog is to keep customers completely up to date with the status of the company’s capability to deliver its hampers and gift baskets in real time. It is also an extremely useful…

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Gift Basket Ideas by You

Some more creations from our customers: Jacqueline was sending a gift basket to South Devon for a 90th Birthday and created a collection of Chocolates, then bakery items followed by cheeses, ham and salmon before completing the basket with a duo of fruit packs. These sorts of baskets look very impressive when they are assembled as the packers are able to layer the basket and compartmentalise the cold items before…

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Build Your Own Birthday Hamper

Birthday gift baskets and hampers are one of our top sellers, and sales have increased dramatically since the launch of our create your own gift basket website last month. We are still in the process of adding product lines to the site – because we have so many – and also because our purchasing team keep attending speciality food fairs and discovering more – and I quote “awesome products that…

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May Day Gift Basket Status in UK

Dear Gift Basket Shoppers. The first Monday in every May is a Bank Holiday in the UK, so alas no gift baskets or hampers can be dispatched. Basketsgalore will still be working as we have many things to keep us occupied with design, administration and development. However the packaging department will have to find something else to occupy their time tomorrow. All Orders received from Friday 4pm through until Monday…

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Get Well Gifts UK

Feature on Top Selling Gift BasketsGet Well Gifts BattleJuice £37.99 Featuring 2 freshly pressed apple juice flavours from the UK’s Orchard County along with 2 fresh creamy soft cheeses and tasty oatmeal biscuits, which were described by a Sunday Times food critic as being the only oatcakes she has ever eaten, which didn’t taste of cardboard. There’s a gold taste award winning chutney which is seriously sticky reeking of oranges…

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Making your own Basket

A Cheesey Gift and a Fruity Gift Today, a couple of gift baskets captured my attention as they were entirely created by our customers. This meant that there was no precedent for how the gift should be assembled or wrapped. It’s not until you have been running a hamper or gift basket business that you realise just how differently a gift can appear depending upon the arrangement. I can see…

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