What you may need to know about fruit arrangements.

From Ken Evans — Blog by
November 29, 2012

If you are holding a party or event and want to buy fruit arrangements to have available for your guests you will need to think about a few key points before you make the purchase.

The main point to remember about fruit arrangements is that they are 2 things in one. They are a healthy food to snack on but they are also a decorative display to be seen at your event. For both of these reasons you want to make sure they are in easy access to your guests.

You will want to think about size. Depending on your event and how much table space you have to put the food on will depend on the size bouquet you will want to buy. You will be able to find pretty much any size you want from a <a href="http://www.fruitrepublic.com/joomla/fruit-bouquets”>fruit bouquets</a> company. They offer small ones to very large pieces. Make sure you chose the right size for your event so you don’t have one big fruit arrangement dominating the entire food table.

The next point you will need to keep in mind is the colors of the fruit arrangements. The fruit arrangements are designed to be very colorful and bright. The use of different fruit creates a beautifully crafted colorful bouquet. Some companies may be open to customization of bouquets so if you have a themed party or event you may be able to ask for specific colors that will enhance the decoration of the event. This may only be offered by some companies so it is in your interest to ask first if they are able to do this for you.

If a company is open to customization you may also be able to request the use of certain fruits. For example if any guests have allergies you should mention this to them first and see if they can adjust the fruit arrangement for your needs.

Every fruit bouquet company will pride itself on quality. The quality of the appearance of their fruit arrangements is key to happy customers. But they will also demand high quality in the fruit as well as this is edible. Most companies will state on their website how their fruit is stored and treated before use. The most hygienic and effective way of keeping great quality fruit is to freeze it before use. So try to pick a company that freezes all of their produce before ordering.

The next logistical point you will need to consider is delivery. As this is a food delivery most companies will deliver the day of or the day before your event or party. This can be stressful to get timings right with locations and such so make sure you read up on the companies delivery process and decide on the exact location that it needs to be delivered to. For example if it is a wedding you want to make sure it is delivered to the reception directly rather than trying to transport it yourself.

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