When the first big ocean liners began to thread the Atlantic Ocean between Europe and America, there was born a new industry, that of selling gift baskets of fruit to those leaving on the ships. In the beginning, these gift baskets were the common kind ordinarily used for picnic lunches, and the fruit was also of the ordinary and more easily accessible varieties. Today fruit gift baskets for gift-giving has assumed mammoth proportions. Whether a house-warming gift, a get-well basket, or thank you gift, there are as many kinds of different fruit baskets as there are varieties of flowers in a florist’s shop. For decades, fruit basket gifts have also taken its place as one of the most tasteful sorts of Christmas presents even more so than the Christmas wine gift basket; selling as many as thousands each day during the month before the holiday season.
The fruit used in gift baskets of fruit is also extensive in variety, including the fruit-baskets filled with fruit from every quarter of the world. Southern California strawberries are one of the fruits which are much used in the fancy, colored, woven baskets at and near the Christmas season. These strawberries are much larger and finer than those grown in the East, and are of really natural flavor and odor. They are a triumph of fruit growers. Fruit baskets of strawberries are expensive during the winter months, which is the general criticism of the cynical against buying these luscious midwinter fruits. Guava jelly from Puerto Rico is one of the novelties with which these beautiful baskets are filled. Figs come at this time of year, from the Orient, from Texas and Louisiana, and the American fig is of really fine quality.
Designing and creating your fruit gift basket doesn't have to be stressful - Online examples will help creating every step of the way to ensure your baskets are done on time and handled with care. Creating the perfect holiday gift basket is as easy as one, two, three! If you need a little creativity help, browse selections of pre-made holiday gift baskets to use as a starting point. Once you find a gift basket that suits your needs, you are only a few builds away. Go ahead and customize your custom gift basket. Here you have the ability to add or delete item of your choice to your gift basket.
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