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One of our all time top selling gift hampers, which has evolved over the years to stand out in a crowded market place as representing refined excellence and an outstanding price point.
Wonderfully traditional seasonal fayre handmade by homegrown artisan producers. Highlights include deliciously buttery sweet mince pies, rich fruit cake and Christmas pudding made by a master baker. Combined with a selection of specialty foods made to authentic recipes ensures an impressive Christmas Hamper full of ingredients that will tickle their taste buds and broaden their palettes.
The Christmas Traditional Banquet Hamper oozes tradition, with a focus on the savoury elements of Christmas, teas, coffees, cakes and biscuits. However, a Banquet wouldn’t be complete without some sweet treats which is why we have included a box of luxury Lindt, chocolate truffles and other chocolate treats.
A perennial favourite over the span of two decades, as time has gone by, the original concept behind the creation has survived intact. A cursory search through at its place in the market at this price point shows it is better value than a department store, has more charm than a direct market competitor and is more customer focused than a specialist producer. We only do gift Hampers, so we do them to perfection, updated each year for customer satisfaction.
It is simply an authentically classic and fantastic traditional hamper immaculately presented and professionally delivered to ease the difficulty of Christmas Shopping.
Carrigaline Garlic&Herb Cheese 200g
Brandon Vale Murragh Cheese 200g
Savoury Gourmet Foods:
Grade Colombian Coffee Beans 250g
SD Bells Natural Tea Leaf 125g
Ooh La La Tea Biscuits Almond Biscotti 135g
Forest Feast Milk Chocolate Brazils 120g
Brownlees Lemon, Orange and Grapefruit Marmalade 110g
Brownlees Rhubarb and Ginger Jam 227g
Crossogue Country Fruit Chutney 225g
Sweet Gourmet Food:
Holmes Traditional Christmas Pudding 420g
Foods of Athenry Christmas Cake 600g
Willies Cacao Praline Truffles Dark Chocolate 110g
Miel Honey 200g
Dittys Luxury Mince Pies (4s)
Lindt Master Chocolatier Collection 184g
Pandora Bell The Festive Treasury 240g
Lily O'Briens Honeycomb Crispy Hearts 98g
Grahams Irish Butter Shortbread 135g
Dittys Irish Oatcakes 200g
Kilbeggan Irish Oat Cookies 200g
Lismore Food Company Dark Chocolate Apple Sticks 25g
Love Raw 2 Chocolate Butter Cups Peanut Butter 34g
Mama Lorettis Chocolate Crema 15g
We didn't think much of the Christmas Hampers available at the time so we created innovative derivatives of Christmas Hamper concepts. Products were sourced from a wide variety of local artisans and packed in a thoughtful and careful manner, but perhaps many of our creations were more radical than they really needed to be.
Yet as far as we were concerned they were extremely popular. When you go from zero sales to even double figures, then those hampers move to the top of your of your best sellers charts and the excitement builds. We thought everybody wanted to see something different and innovative. Over time, customers would approach us and ask us to make adjustments to hamper masterpieces and yes, you've guessed it:- those changes tended to be the substitution of the daring differentiation to the traditional and established favourites..
It is out of these changes that a core line of Traditional Christmas Hampers emerged and this particular hamper was originally simply known as Traditional Banquet, but evolved to to prepended with Christmas and appended with Hamper simply for Search reasons. We've innovated and improved over the past decade and a half until we arrive at our 2019 version, which has steadfastly refused over the years to be cheapened with substitutions of the core Artisan Bakery elements of the Hamper.
It is an extremely popular price point for a hamper, which could not be described as wholly non alcoholic due to the trace elements in the Pudding and Mince Pies. However it doesn't contain any bottles of alcohol so stands out as being unusual in a market whereby the familiar option is to include some wine.
We find it is sent most often to a Family rather than a specific individual. When an individual is nominated there is no gender bias or clear age demographic identifiable simply because this Christmas Hamper exists on the basis of it's quality.
Outer box measures 36.5 x 38 x 36 cm and has a volumetric weight of 10 kg.
This Christmas Hamper focuses on being compact with a high ratio of value/weight. The lifting to volumetric weight ratio is approximately 7:10, which makes this particular Christmas Hamper a top seller for export to all European countries.
It also means that all sales of this gift hamper can be expedited on next day service to all major European Cities with DHL or UPS Fast Service.
This Christmas Hamper includes free real Christmas Card and not just a gift tag. Merry Christmas ribbon and satin bow complete this Christmas Gift.
FREE Gift Card with your personalised message can be added during checkout.
All Hamper Baskets are decorated with luxury ribbon & arrive in a presentation delivery carton.
We never ship an invoice or receipt with your order - this is emailed to you.