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    Why is Pear Season so Special?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance Grower Insights

    Fall is the perfect time for finding fresh pears for sale, and no matter how you plan to use them, you’ll find premium pears from Pittman & Davis that are sheer “pear-fection!” Why do pears so often come second to apples as the quintessential fall fruit? After all, they’re both orchard fruits, very nutritious and supremely delicious. They can also be easily be dried, frozen, and preserved in other ways quite easily so you can enjoy them all year round. People may hesitate to buy pears for a couple of reasons: first, local grocery chain stores may be limited in…

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    What’s the Difference Between Havarti and Gouda Cheese?

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Gourmet foods make great gifts to friends and family who live at a distance (or who live close) – especially when they include cheese! When you send cheese to your loved ones, you’re not just sending an addictive snack – you’re sending them an easy serving option, as fruit and cheese gift baskets make great choices for when you’re expecting guests. A cheese ball (prices at Pittman & Davis start at $24.99 for our Asiago & White Cheddar Chardonnay version) can be set out on a coffee table with crackers and slices of fruit, and you’re all set to entertain.…

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    Smoked Meats Are Perfect for Tailgating!

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Fall is upon us, and you know what that means – football time! One of the best things about fall is tailgating. You don’t need to attend the game in person to enjoy that “be there” vibe – eating and hanging out with friends and family while you listen to or watch the game in the crisp fall air is one of autumn’s great pleasures, and to make the most of it, make sure you plan a tailgating menu that’s sure to score big. And with help from Pittman & Davis’s selection of Smoked Meat Gifts, you won’t even have…

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    The Power of a Thoughtful Gift

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Why do we give gifts? Holidays, birthdays, anniversaries, special milestones – whatever the occasion, our first instinct is to choose a gift for those we care about. We probably don’t even think about why – the reasons are ingrained, and many: we give gift boxes to express affection, build and cement relationships, help others, or show appreciation. We also love to receive a gift box in return – who hasn’t received an unexpected gift basket and smiled before even opening it? The Psychology of Gift-Giving Gift-giving is good for us, but it can also be a source of anxiety. A…

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    Healthy Benefits of Nuts

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    We’re all about healthy, delicious fruit here at Pittman & Davis – and that includes nuts! Yes, you can find nuts alone or along with other fruits in our gourmet gifts, and your recipients are sure to love them. Nut Gifts are a great choice for the health “nut” (sorry, we couldn’t resist) in your life because they’re super-good for you and the ultimate travel snack – when you choose to take along gourmet on-the-go nuts in the car or on the trail, you don’t have to worry about them going off, getting crushed, or making a mess! How Nuts…

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    Save Time and Money Ordering Baked Goods Online

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Go to the store or order online? That’s a choice every consumer faces when it comes to buying something. In the wake of the pandemic, online shopping is even more popular than ever, and why not? The advantages of online shopping are many: not only do you have increased access to product information, you can also shop without leaving home (without even leaving your bed) and opt for expedited delivery. These days you can even enjoy a more personalized shopping experience. But while online shopping seems like an excellent choice when it comes to buying books and clothing, what about…

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    Gifts for Graduation

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Looking for a gift to make the graduate in your life feel special? Graduations are big life moments. Finishing high school is considered the turning point from childhood to adulthood, while graduating from college is a time for them pursue their dreams in the real world. Then there are those who go after advanced degrees or get their degree at a later time. Grads of all ages are special in their own way, and gourmet fruit baskets are a great way to celebrate their achievement and let them know how proud you are of them! Fruit Gifts to Send the…

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    Pittman & Davis’s Best Gifts for Mother’s Day 2022

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Puzzling over what to get your mother for Mother’s Day this year? You’ve probably been down the traditional road (flowers, cake, taking her out to brunch) in years past, but if you’re looking for something different, Pittman & Davis can help! Here are some of our most popular gourmet and fruit gifts that will delight Mom with their ingenuity while still giving a nod to those old, beloved traditions. A Colorful Bouquet Flowers! More flowers are sent on Mother’s Day than at any other time of the year. They’re pretty, colorful, sweet-smelling, and a great way to brighten Mom’s day.…

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    Facts About the Sweet Petit Peach

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Fruit Information Gift Guidance

    Just as sweet-and-tangy navel oranges makes us think of Christmas stockings and crisp, juicy apples evoke images of fall, so do delicious, melting peaches make us think of summer. If summer had a taste, it would surely be peach, for when else can you enjoy fresh peaches in fresh cream, warm-from-the-oven cobblers, or whole and juicy while sitting in the swing on your front porch? The answer is: right now! It may not be warm enough yet to enjoy them on your porch, but Pittman & Davis Sweet Petit Peaches can bring back that summery feeling before the first day…

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  • Gifts to Support a Healthy Lifestyle

    By: Pittman & Davis | On: | Category: Gift Guidance

    Looking for a great gift for a loved one? Treat the health nut (or wannabe health nut) to a beautiful basket full of gourmet fruits! Whether you have a specific giftee who is recovering from an illness, or you just want to send your recipient a gift with universal appeal, here are four gourmet fruit ideas for delivery from Pittman & Davis that are guaranteed to meet a wide variety of tastes: Citrus Fruits Citrus fruits (like tangerines and oranges) are known for being rich in Vitamin C, which helps strengthen the immune system to we’re less likely to get…

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