Fruit is proof positive there’s a benevolent hand guiding nature. It comes in a wide array of delicious varieties, it’s healthy, and it almost always comes in its own package. There’s no downside to fruit. This gift list runs the gamut of fruity delights: from baskets to pies to chocolate-dipped delights, there’s something here for every fruit lover.
Golden State Fruit Chocolate Covered Bliss Fruit and Nuts Tray
The ideal way to combine healthy fruit with indulgent chocolate, this selection (which comes in a wooden tray) will be a big hit. With chocolate covered cherries and blueberries colored in red and blue respectively, there are also cashew nuts dipped in milk chocolate, and almonds coated in rich, dark chocolate.
Summer Taste Fruit Tea Set
Sometimes they want the taste of fruit without eating the actual thing, so let them enjoy the beautiful flavors with this range of fruit teas. 100% natural and free from additives, colorant, and artificial flavors, these tea bags come in six delicious flavors, with 10 of each one.
Housewarming Meyer Lemon Gift Tree
Bring a hint of the Orient to someone’s home with a real Meyer lemon tree. The tree will arrive already established, and will go on to produce succulent lemons for years and years to come, eventually maturing to an impressive 10’ with a spread of around 7’.
Small Personal Portable Blender for Shakes and Smoothies
It’s easy to get the recommended 5-a-day when the fruit and/or veg is made into a delicious drink, and that’s where this portable blender comes in. Perfect for making a single serving of creamy milkshake or smoothie, the super strong stainless steel blades can also crush ice in a matter of seconds.
Whether they buy their fruit or grow their own, it all needs to be washed, and this Berry Buddy is a great way to do it. Handmade from stoneware, this all-in-one bowl and saucer will allow fruits to be rinsed and drained, and also makes an attractively rustic addition to the kitchen.
Birdie Fruit Feeder
Fruit lovers and bird lovers alike will truly appreciate this Birdie Fruit Feeder. Handmade from copper with a delightful patina, this feeder can be hung from a tree or post, and features several copper leaves, as well as four sturdy prongs so that fruit can be skewered on for the passing wildlife.
Avocado & Kiwi Peeling Loops
How much fruit is wasted because it’s a pain to get out of the skin? Well, with these tools there’ll be no wasted avocado or kiwi fruits. The wooden handle holds a stainless steel loop, which effortlessly cuts around the inside of the skin, enabling all the flesh to be removed in seconds.
Cocktail Fruit Gift Set
Cherries are the traditional fruit to finish off a cocktail, but they can get a little boring. Liven up the libations with this trio of delicious cocktail fruits. Preserved in a simple sugar syrup, there are strawberries and blueberries as well as the cherries to garnish not only cocktails, but desserts, too.
Fruits From Afar Caramel Chocolate Box
People with discerning taste will adore this box of utterly decadent and unusual chocolates. There are just twelve squares in the box, but the six flavors are totally worth it. Made with real fruit purees and caramel, they include names such as Tawdry Tart, My Dear Graviola, and Forget the Cake.
Golden State Orchard Favorites
A fruit gift for the more traditional palate. The Golden State Fruit company load this basket fresh with two comice pears, one red pear, two Braeburn apples, three mandarin oranges and one plump navel orange. They throw in a mystery seasonal fruit, put it all in a nice wood basket and tie it up with a green bow.
Exotica Monthly Fruit Club
First rule of Fruit Club: you tell everyone about Fruit Club. That way the whole world can get on the fruit club bandwagon, and fruit clubs will grow all over—pun intended. Get this gift for a friend and they’ll receive a box of fresh exotic fruit every month. February will be Star Fruit and March will be Ugli Fruit.
You think those fancy fruit baskets that come from gourmet wholesalers are beyond your reach? Pish, says this tutorial. It teaches you the right fruits to use—oranges, pineapples, honeydews, grapes, and firm pairs—and the fruits to avoid—watermelon, mangoes, and peaches. Follow the detailed instructions and you’re a fruit basketing pro.
Imperial Comice Pears
Called “La Doyenne du Comice” which loosely translates as “The Queen of the Pears”, comice pears are known for their plumpness, juiciness, and sweet taste. They’re typically green and blush red in spots around the body. This gift box contains 5lbs of these famous delicacies.
Sweet Love Story Basket
This sweet fruit gift is for lovers only. It’s packed full of the sweetest most passionate fruits available, with melon, strawberries and grapes framed by chocolate dipped pineapples that spell out L.O.V.E. This is the perfect gift for anyone who avoids candy for health or dietary reasons.
Strawberry Rhubabrb Pie
Because nothing beats a homemade Strawberry-Rhubarb pie, that’s why. This fruit gift is the perfect way to say thank you to someone. This ten inch pie comes fresh, ready to bake and serves six to eight people—or one person who really loves their pie.
Fruit Spread Sampler
Spread the love! Fruit is supremely versatile. This sampler is a testament to three of the amazing things we humans have figured out how to do: make it into jelly, marmalade, and preserves so we can have it on toast, put it in tarts, or simply take a big spoonful of it and enjoy. A great fruit gift for Mom.
Harvest Grand Fruit Basket
This gourmet fruit gift basket steps out a little bit and includes chocolate covered cherries, chocolate covered almonds, and mint truffles. Pears, oranges, apples, and kiwis are complemented by honey wheat crackers and roasted garlic cheese. It’s delivered in a dark wicker basket with rustic rope handles.
Dried Fruit Assortment
Dried fruits are a gift from the food gods. They’re as sweet as fresh fruit, they never go bad, and they travel better than any food this side of jerky. This fruit gift assortment includes dried peaches, apples, pears, apricots, dates, and prunes. It comes in a wooden box with handles, framed in tasteful raffia ribbon.
Organic Fruit Collection
The only thing better than fresh picked fruit is fresh picked fruit when you know it’s one hundred percent organic. This fruit gift basket from The Fruit Company is USDA Certified Organic. It comes in a wicker hamper with one to four ounces of dried fruit, four apples, one orange, and six pears.
Fruit pizza makes a great fruit gift when you want to bring a dessert to a party, but you don’t want it to be the same old thing. They’re delicious and very easy to make. The base of the pizza is a sugar cookie, so there is a little bit of time involved—the whole project takes about two hours max.
This DIY’er comes right out and says it: fruit arrangements can strain the budget a bit. So she set out to make a fruit arrangement of her own and was kind enough to share it with the world in six fun, easy—and budget friendly—steps. This is a great fruit gift when the cash is tight.
Must. Resist. More. Pie. Must. Re—can’t! Give someone special the gift of fresh fruit pie—contact the baker and they’ll fill a dozen of these mini pie tartlet beauties with cherry, blueberry, peach or apple filling. It’s all homemade from scratch. Can’t. Resist. No. Reason. To.
Organic Meyer Lemons
Meyer Lemons make the best lemonade lemons because they’re sweeter and less acidic than the more common Eureka or Lisbon lemons. These Meyers are grown organically by Fairview Orchards in California. This gift box contains three pounds of fresh lemons that aren’t picked until your order is placed.
Organic Fruit Trees
Score! We found the ultimate fruit gift that will drive the fruit lover in your life wild with delight: they can grow their own organic fruit trees. Choose from over one hundred fifty varieties of two year old trees, give it to your fruit lover, and they’ll have a supply of their fresh favourite for generations to come.
Fruit Doodle Valentines
Get ready for a fruit gift that’s simple and totally funny—which we should have included on our Valentine’s Day lists, but we didn’t find them in time. Here’s the thing: most fruits have a peel that you don’t really eat, right? So to jazz it up, all you need is a Sharpie, right? And maybe some of the super cute ideas from this DIYer.
Fruit Key Rings
Here’s a fun fruit gift for the pearling set. This tutorial shows you how to make cute strawberry, pineapple, kiwi, and watermelon keychains with basic pearling materials and an afternoon to spare. The step-by-step instructions make it easy-peasy.
Tangelos are those big oranges with the loose skin. They’re so satisfying to get because you know peeling them is going to be easy—and when they’re fresh, they’re the sweetest fruit in the orange family you can find. This fruit gift is a box of nine deliciously juicy Honeybell Tangelos.
Golden State Fruit Club
Second Rule of Fruit Club: tell everyone about Fruit Club. This monthly box is for the less adventurous than the exotic fruit club box that came earlier on the list. Give it as a gift and they’ll received a box of fresh fruit every month. February will be Murcoot Tangerines and March will be Pink Lady Apples.
Gourmet Belgian Apples
The list keeps getting better. Nothing could be more yummy and wholesome than a big, juicy Belgian Apple dipped in sinful Belgian Chocolate. It doesn’t matter who gets awesome apples for whom—it only matters that they make the fruit gift list and they get eaten right away.
Here’s a great DIY for a birthday party or just a simple fruit gift to give kids or friends when it’s hot outside. All you need is pineapple, watermelon, a knife, and your freezer. You let them freeze for two to three hours and then pull your surprise frozen treat to a round of enthusiastic applause.
Fresh Kent Mangoes
Mangoes hail from South Asia—India to be exact. They were first exported in the 15th century and quickly became one of the most sought after fruits in the world. Now they’re cultivated in every tropical region on earth. This gift basket contains nine pounds of sweet buttery goodness—about eight mangoes.
Milk Chocolcate Cherries
When the cherry alone is not sweet enough to say what you want, then you dip it in milk chocolate. Mmmmm. Two pounds of gourmet milk chocolate covered Bing cherries. Someone is indeed very lucky to be on the receiving end of this deliciously decadent fruit gift served up by Harry & David.
Mixed Berry Margarita
Happy Hour at the fruit bar! This amazing selection of chocolate dipped strawberries comes in an oversized margarita glass so when you’re done with the fruit you can start partying right away. Look closely and you’ll see that it’s all strawberries, decorated in various delicious chocolatey ways.
Antique Upcycled Fruit Bowl
This fruit gift is for that friend who already has plenty of fruit in their lives—what they need is a killer fruit bowl to show off their fruit in. Look no further! This handcrafted, upcycled, eco-friendly bowl is hand painted, distressed, and then sealed so it will last.
Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit
We can’t leave the noble grapefruit off our fruit gift list, no way. Not when we’re giving all that love to California and Oregon with the gift baskets and the pears. Indian River Groves packs this gift tray with twenty pounds of fresh Florida Ruby Red Grapefruit—enough for about two to three people.
Gourmet Dipped Fancy Strawberries
For some people this combination—chocolate and raspberries—has no equal in the entire world. Others are good with strawberries or blueberries, but if you know someone who likes chocolate covered raspberries, you have to get them this fruit gift. It’s pure bliss in a box and should be illegal.
Artificial Peach Clusters
Bait and switch, what? Artificial peaches are you kidding me? No sir, we are not. Fruit comes in all shapes and sizes, and there are those fruit lovers out there who prefer to love their fruit from a distance. It’s a more platonic kind of love, with none of that messy eating. Who are we to judge?
Best Juicer Ever
Nectar of the gods! When is a fruit gift not real fruit? When it’s a) artificial peach clusters, or b) a gift whose sole existence is to serve as a way to take fruit and make it into juice. Or smoothies. This juicer was rated as “The Best Juice of 2015”. Get it for your juicing friends, then go over and enjoy…the fruit of their labor!
The Juicing Bible
When you give your juicing friend the juice, you may as well go all in and get them “The Juicing Bible”. If they think they know everything there is to know about juicing, they ain’t seen nothing yet. This book is the definitive juicing tome, with over three hundred fifty custom juicing recipes.
Two Tiered Hanging Fruit Basket
Ever wonder why hanging fruit baskets looks so exactly spot-on? Well, fruit loves hanging baskets because fruit spend its entire childhood hanging from tree branches. This two-level porcelain creation saves space, and the fruit will be very happy in its second childhood.
Citrus Bird Feeder
This inspired DIY bird feeder combines things we love: fruit, birds, and gardens. All you’ll need to make it is thick wire, wire cutters, a rolling pin or some sort of cylinder, and some fruit slices such as oranges or apples. Follow the instructions and in twenty minutes you have a hanging bird feeder that will make someone an awesome fruit gift.
Fruit Bowl DIY
Here’s another super-creative DIY fruit display gift. This one is for a fruit bowl made out of a palm leaf and gloss paint. You’ll need to live in an area where you can find these leaves. If you do, it will be a facepalm moment—why haven’t you done this before?
That’s crazy! Like crazy bananas. Like crazy old crochet lady bananas! You’ll need a bit of crocheting skill going in, but if you’ve got that, then this tutorial shows you how to make a cute fruit gift in a couple of hours. Give it to your fruit loving friends—because bananas are happy and good.
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