At this time of year we are always tempted by so many delicious product launches. To help you decide on the perfect foodies gifts for friends and family this year, we’ve put together our favourite picks below…
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Hawkens Gingerbread is an artisan producer of high–quality gingerbread products, including both their Hawkens Gingerbread and England’s oldest commercially traded biscuit: Grantham Gingerbread. If you are looking for Christmas gifts that are delicious and sure to impress even the most seasoned of foodies then Hawkens Gingerbread need to be on your radar.
Perfect for tasty stocking filler treats or a deliciously warming winter hamper. Head to www.hawkensgingerbread.com to learn more and to order.
Popcorn Shed Merry Christmas Popcorn Gift Tin.
Sealed with a beautiful gift bow. 400g grams of delicious gourmet popcorn in 3 premium and indulgent flavours Caramel, Chocolate and Christmas Pudding. Can you think of a tastier Christmas gift than popcorn? We can’t imagine that there’s anything you’d put higher up your Christmas wish list. It’s also reusable so once you’ve eaten all of your delicious popcorn treats, you can re-use the tin as a decorative piece in your home or a handy storage tin for everything from biscuits to socks. RRP £28.00. Available at www.popcornshed.com
Mr Wolf Spices
Mr Wolf Spices are now available to purchase in seven special Christmas Gift Box options for cooking enthusiasts, valid until 31st December. The most popular combinations have been curated into three Christmas Gift Bundles which can purchased in either three full 100 gram soft pack sizes for £25 or in smaller and reusable glass pots for £12.50. Selected from a plethora of individual spices, each combination is designed to enrich and enhance the core flavour of all types of meats, poultry, seafood or vegetables. All the spices are plant-based and are expected to appeal to vegetarians looking to add some zest to otherwise bland dishes. Available from: www.mrwolfspices
Christmas is a time for tradition, and Christmas Puddings are an essential for the dinner table. Aldi has just released a lavish new Specially Selected 30-month-Old Christmas Pudding (£9.99, 907g), serving eight people for less than £10. Meaning shoppers can pull out all the stops this festive season, without breaking the bank. This classic pudding is packed full of luxurious ingredients: Turkish sultanas, finest Greek Vostizza currants, juicy plums, tart cranberries and brandy-soaked cherries. Not to mention the generous helping of rum, brandy, port and aged Armagnac!
However, it doesn’t stop there! The most important ingredient is time – 30 months to be precise. Made by the oldest pudding maker in the world, the pudding slowly matures and mellows giving incredible depth of flavour and complexity. No wonder it’s been commended in the Christmas Quality Food Awards 2020! Available in store at your local Aldi now for just £9.99.
Babyblooms ‘Send a Hug’ gift box
The team at Babyblooms have managed to find the perfect mix of adorable cuteness and tasty treats. The perfect Christmas gift for any loved one or a wonderful way to cheer someone up during these unprecedented times. There are various ‘send a hug’ options to choose from but we loved this Tea and Biscuits box. It is filled with indulgent shortbread and the perfect English breakfast tea. Send them a hug with the perfect teatime companion, Bertie Bear. Priced at £42 and available here: www.babyblooms.co.uk
Cadbury and Oreo Assortment Selection Box
This newly designed selection box filled with both Cadbury and Oreo biscuits is the perfect treat to share with loved ones this festive season. Whether you’re watching a favourite Christmas film or catching up with a loved one over a cup of tea, this selection box has something for everyone. The perfect Christmas gift or a tasty treat to enjoy over the festive season! RRP £6.00
These compostable Nespresso compatible coffee pods not only taste delicious but are a sustainable capsule alternative, filled with speciality coffee of the highest quality. The modern and sleek packaging makes them the perfect gift for the foodies in your life this Christmas. Find out more and purchase here: https://halo.coffee
Big Banana Bread Hamper – What could be more perfect at this time of year for baking lovers than a hamper full of delicious Big Banana Bread company products to make your own treats at home, along with some additional festive gifts? This hamper contains everything you need to cook up some tasty treats over the Christmas holidays. The perfect gift for mum, besties and anyone who loves to bake! Available from https://bigbananabread.com where you can also buy the individual packet mixes and lots more!
Empress Ale Gastro Snack Box – If you’re still stuck for inspiration as to what to buy the man, brother, father or even grandfather in your life, then winning idea from premium craft British pale ale Empress Ale will definitely go down a treat.
British Gastro Snack Box contains:
3 x Empress Premium Pale Ale
1 x Empress Branded Tulip Beer Glass worth £5.00
2 x 150g Bags of Savoursmiths Crisps in Italian Cheese and Port, Wagyu Beef and Honey Mustard flavours
1 x Serious Pig Snackling Pork Crackling
1 x Serious Pig Snacking Salami
1 x Serious Pig ‘Cornish Sea Salted’ Almonds
You can grab all of this for just £21.00 plus £5.00 post and packaging. Orders can be made via the website www.empressale.com.
Cadbury Roses and Emma Bridgewater Tin
Cadbury Roses and Emma Bridgewater have come together to encourage you to Unwrap Your Favourite Home Comfort this Christmas with two special edition tins. As two brands whose origins are steeped in bringing loved ones together, being thankful for the people and things in our lives, and creating a sense of home and comfort, we know that it’s the small things and gestures that can mean so much and make everyday life a little bit nicer. Like a lovely mug of tea and your favourite chocolate whilst catching up with a friend. RRP £9.99 – Nationwide Tin, £5.99 – Waitrose exclusive.
Candy Capsule are a small online business offering gourmet confectionery gift boxes, a sweet treat that is perfect to gift for the holidays. Gorgeous packaging with the perfect attention to detail makes these boxes a joy to unwrap. The sweets encased within are absolutely delicious. Ideal for friends and family with a sweet tooth! Available from – candycapsule.co.uk.