Why a Luxury Food Hamper Could be Your go to Gift in 2021

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Deciding what gift to buy someone can be a difficult process. After all, you do not want to fall into the clichéd section, yet you still want to make sure that you get something which the recipient will like, and more importantly something that will actually come in useful. After all, so many presents simply sit in the cupboard and gather dust.

This is why luxury food hampers can provide such a good option. And when it comes to luxury food hampers there is plenty of variety, and the beauty of food hampers is you’ll often come across something you haven’t eaten before. Perhaps a chutney or a jam that’s new to you, or maybe a nice chocolate to devour – a luxury food hamper will certainly provide plenty of food for though (no pun intended).

As well as a great variety of food, often championing independent producers, food hampers can come with some additional items like plates, cutlery or even glasses. Some can even include some of the best wine glasses or champagne flutes available on retail.

Presentation is Everything

Another great thing about buying hampers is that they boast that excitement and wow factor that you desire from a present. After all, they come absolutely beautifully wrapped and usually are in the most stunning gift boxes or baskets, and so they are a sight to behold.

Moreover, because they are often filled with lots of little gifts, the excitement is doubled. The person receiving the present will certainly enjoy going through the hamper and seeing what is inside.

In general, luxury food hampers are largely associated with special occasions like Christmas. And it is not hard to see why, there are some fantastic options incorporating mince pies, red wine, dark chocolate and everything else associated with the Christmas period.

Moreover, when we’ve got that festive feeling we all like to eat and drink much more than usual! Nevertheless, food hampers are a great gift for many occasions and so are suitable for so much more than simply Christmas

Additional Occasions

There are many different occasions whereby a luxury food hamper would be a well-received gift, such as; birthdays, anniversaries, house warming, Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter, retirement, Father’s Day and so much more. And of course, if you find a quality website selling these products then they will have the hampers specifically catered to the occasion in question.

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So you can expect scrumptious love hearts for Valentine’s Day, and lots of alcohol for your retirement hampers! A quick Google search for luxury food hampers will give you plenty of choice, with many website allowing you to customise and personalise your hampers.

As well as there being hampers suited to all occasions and all sentiments, there is also a vast choice in the price range of luxury food hampers. This is great because it means that there is an option suited to all budgets, and thus you do not have to stray over the amount that you are willing to spend.

You can find a luxury food hamper for as little as £20-£30 right up to £200-£300+. It’s really down to your own choice when making that final purchase but consider who you’re buying for and what they tend to like. Food items like cured meats and cheeses can often increase the cost of a hamper, especially if you include a nice bottle of champagne.

Take Your Time

When shopping for luxury food hampers you should really take the time and consideration to seek one which is appropriate for the person you are buying for. Think about all the different food and drinks that they like. Moreover, think about different foods which they may not have tried yet but would be intrigued in doing so.

Also, a lot of hampers come with added little extras, such as candles, and these are a great way to add an extra element to a gift.

All in all, if you are looking for a present which never fails to impress then you should certainly consider a luxury food hamper – just don’t expect any leftovers! 

Got Something to Add?

Have you sent or received a luxury food hamper of late? What do you like about them or what else would you have to add? Let us know by commenting below.

Until next time, thanks for reading.

Helen, Nial and Lewis


Welcome to Pikalily, an award-winning food, travel and lifestyle blog. We are Nial and Helen, a happily married couple from Northern Ireland, who share a passion for food and travel among many things. We became parents to our beautiful boy Lewis in 2017. Follow our adventures through the blog.

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