It’s that time of year again… Yes, Christmas is just around the corner, which means buying gifts for those special people in your life – yet this can be tricky if you have certain loved ones on the list who are hard to buy for. But have no fear…Eat Marketing is here! We have come up with a cracking list of gifts that will wow your friends and family. After all, everyone loves food, so our top ten food gift ideas are perfect for giving this Christmas…
1. Serving platter
This retro serving platter is utterly charming and has a real ‘wow’ factor. Artist Ali Miller designed the ‘home sweet home’ look, which appeared in the BBC’s Sherlock programme. Find this and more of her designs on her website.
2. Manfood pickles and chutney selection
Perfect for ‘cheese and biscuits’ time! Andre Dang’s pickles come in a mouth-watering selection of flavours and are great spread on the Christmas ham too.
3. Rare Tea Subscription
Do you know a tea lover? If yes, this is the ultimate food gift idea! Henrietta Lovell’s Rare Tea Company specialises in finding ethically sourced teas so that tea lovers everywhere can expand their palette and try new teas. There is an exquisite selection of gift options, as well as a tea subscription service.
4. Brindisa Iberico Bellota Pequeño ham set
Take a look at the Bellota ham…we guarantee it will make your mouth water! The free range, acorn-fed pigs that forage on the dehasa justify the £380 price tag and you’ll also get a beautiful wooden stand, knife and DVD carving guide.
5. SodaStream Source
The humble SodaStream has gone upmarket here. This Yves Béhar-designed Source model has a light wood veneer and is the ultimate stylish alternative for secret SodaStream addicts everywhere.
6. The Taste of America
Need a food gift idea for someone who loves food and books? Take a look at Colman Andrews’s wonderfully kitsch ‘The Taste of America’, which takes the reader through a delicious journey of the best food in the USA with a survey of 250 distinctive foods.
7. Cactus Kitchens Cooking Experiences
Here at Eat Marketing, we think cooking days are a fabulous food gift idea, and this well-equipped cookery school in Clapham has an array of guest chefs such as Michel Roux Jr and Monica Galetti to learn from.
8. Afternoon tea at Claridges
This stunning hotel in the heart of Mayfair offers an award-winning afternoon tea – recognised as one of the best in London – which makes it a beautiful food gift idea for a loved one who would appreciate the fine surroundings whilst indulging in delicate finger sandwiches and scrumptious cakes.
9. Steak knives
This gleaming selection of handmade steak knives come in their own leather roll and were handcrafted by bespoke knife maker Stuart Mitchell in his studio in Portland Works, Sheffield. What a stunning gift for a food connoisseur!
10. The King’s Head Ginger Hipflask gift set
Sweet and highly indulgent, this bottle of King’s Ginger will delight those who love the distinctive, smooth taste. The gift set also contains a high quality leather hip flask and two telescopic stainless steel tumblers.
Have we inspired you with our distinctive collection of food gift ideas? If the answer is yes, you’ll love our creative ideas too! Talk to us today and discover just how we could help you unlock the marketing potential in your food business. We look forward to hearing from you.