Gift ideas perfect for the gourmand or foodie in your life

Food hampers and edible arrangements are easily some of the best Christmas gift ideas around. After all, what’s the holiday season without a few extra pounds? Below, we list some of the best places to purchase festive goodies for your loved ones, especially the wannabe gourmand or avid foodie in your life.

Seriously Keto


These yuletide treats are not only for those on a keto diet, but for anyone who wants to indulge without feeling guilty. The Jingle Snaps Cookies, Sinless Cinnamon Loaf, Christmas Cupcakes and Cake are all low carb, gluten-free and diabetic-friendly with zero-added sugar. They come in delightful Merry and Jolly Gift Boxes—both include cookies, cinnamon loaf and either cake or cupcakes. For added festive cheer, all customers will receive a free bag bookmark and box sleeve with every purchase in Dec.

Academy of Drinks


Whisky, gin and rum connoisseurs will appreciate the Spirits Discovery boxes by Academy of Drinks. Each box consists of four 100ml samples of spirits from around the world, along with educational tasting notes and videos for a home tasting experience. Experiential gift sets from top brands such as Westward Whiskey and West Winds Gin are also available.

Classic Deli


Having debuted in May earlier this year as Classic Fine Foods’ online grocery store, Classic Deli has since added an entire range of seasonal festive products including marron glace, panettone and lobster rillettes to its e-commerce site to meet the burgeoning demand for home entertaining and festive gifting. Just check out its four food hamper options curated to suit various tastes and budgets; each hamper is chock-full of premium items like panettone, caviar, champagne, black truffle oil, and foie gras terrine. Smaller gift packs are also available and bound to delight gourmands with items like olive oil from the best producers in Italy and Spain; lobster oil, mackerel rillettes, scallop and salmon rillettes and more.

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf


If you’re looking to gift sweet treats and goodies to a loved one this Christmas, opt for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf’s selection of delicious eats. Offered in Insta-worthy packages and boxes, find the 9-piece Christmas Party Pack which comes with bite-sized treats of Red Velvet, Almond Blueberry and Classic Log Cake. Alternatively, the box of Gingerbread Man offers a jolly treat with hints of nutmeg and liquorice in every bite. The best part? All the gifts are pretty wallet-friendly so you won’t have to break the bank in order to spread the Christmas cheer this year.



Premium chocolatier Godiva is also in on the festive fun this year. Its limited-edition Holiday Sparkle Chocolate Collection feature edible glitter among the curated selection of milk, white and dark chocolates. Larger festive hampers are available too, with options like the Blissful Chocolate Hamper and Sparkle Chocolate Hamper guaranteed to satisfy those with a sweet tooth this holiday season.

So France


Offer a friendly “season’s greetings” to your colleagues, business partners and even relatives with some gourmet French delights. There’s the new Hampers range where you can find various selections of packed goodies, including the French Apero boasting assorted cold cuts, terrines, chips, red wine, and the Mediterranean Apero proffering black olives tapenade, eggplant tapenade, sardine terrine and more. For smaller assortments of festive treats, check out their Christmas Ideas here.