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The European Imports Team is excited to bring you the 2018 Holiday Selections Catalog In addition to bringing back some of the 2017 Holiday Bestselling items, we have sourced new and unique holiday gifting and seasonal entertaining items that are sure to impress your customers, both in retail and foodservice settings We hope we can play a small role in bringing you, your customers, and those special to your customers, a bit of holiday cheer this season through the delight of gifting and experiencing gourmet food As you look through the catalog, please keep in mind the following important dates:
Monday, May 7th: Ordering Begins
Thursday, June 28th: Customer Ordering Deadline
Monday, October 8th – Friday, November 16th: Gift Selections Items Ship Monday, October 22nd – Friday, December 7th: Fresh Selections Items Ship
Please note: October 22nd – November 16th is the only timeframe during which items in the “Gift” and “Fresh” Selections sections can be shipped together. If you would like only one shipment, please plan your shipping date accordingly.
The first section of the catalog consists of non-perishable items that make great gifts or are very seasonally relevant From beautifully packaged bottles of vinegar and lingonberries, to new takes on holiday favorites, all the way to exceptional candy and confections, these items will stand out on shelves and steal the spotlight in any group of gifts
Some of what you will find in this Holiday Gift Selections section include:
Shippers of specialty crackers and crisps from John Wm Macy’s, Valley Lahvosh, 34 Degrees and Kii Naturals; lemon curd from Bonne Maman; seasonal teas from Twinings; holiday cookies from Bahlsen; and galettes, palmiers, and mini madeleines from St Michel
Two advent calendars: a more traditional and fan-favorite chocolate-filled version from PeA and a more unique, exceptional mini spread-, jelly- and honey-filled version from Bonne Maman
An assortment of caramels, all from brands that are new to the 2018 Holiday Catalog: Salty Caramels from Jacobsen Salt; Jack Daniels Whiskey Caramels from Gardiners of Scotland, and a variety of flavors, including Beer & Pretzel Caramels, from Becky’s Blissful Bakery
2017 Best Selling lines including Tiptree, Mother Rucker’s and Sticky Fingers
The second section of the catalog is made up of primarily (but not entirely) perishable items that are guaranteed show-stoppers when entertaining this holiday season! These items have a later shipping timeframe than those items in the Holiday Gift Selections section of the catalog in order to ensure the freshest product for your customers and you
Some of what you will find in this Holiday Fresh Selections section include:
Some non-meat and cheese items, including panettone from Chiostro di Sarono and Dais, to bring you
the freshest possible selection, and premium assorted Baklava from The Fillo Factory
Reny Picot puff pastry wrapped baked gouda and brie, ready to warm in the oven and serve
Two fondue options: one an Italian Provolone variety from Auricchio and the other an Austrian Swiss variety from Jarlsberg
Ready-to-gift cheese boards from Belgioioso and charcuterie trays from Busseto 2017 Best Selling lines including Original Herkimer’s cheese and nut balls and logs
                                     All Orders Due By
Thursday, June 28th

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