It might still be mid-July, but there are many who are already starting to dream of snow, think about decorating their home and, of course, creating the perfect Christmas meal. Smylies know that food at Christmas is more than just pigs in blankets and mince pies, with days spent building gingerbread houses and nights spent enjoying a spiced cocktail at the office Christmas party.
Whilst Christmas is still five months away, there are a number of consumers who are already stocking their cupboards full of Christmas treats. Preparing for the holiday season early helps spread the cost but is also a great way to ensure you don’t get caught up in last-minute panic buying. What are some Christmas staples that you can expect to see being snatched up already?
No Christmas in the UK is complete without a bit of Cadbury’s chocolate! Whether it is coming from a selection box or advent calendar, a chunk of delicious chocolate is a necessity during the festive period. It’s long expiration date means that families can start buying boxes now before supermarkets become too busy. Smylies don’t just export Cadbury’s, take a look at our range of chocolate here for inspiration for your next order.
Of course, most families participate in family cooking around Christmas. Mince pies, fruit cake, and the classic Christmas dinner with all the trimmings. You can stock your shop with the essentials in cooking and baking, from Betty Crocker to Bistro. Many people start making their Christmas cakes early in the year so make sure your store has the best ingredients by ordering baking supplies through Smylies.
It truly is the most wonderful time of the year, so enjoy the festivities stress free and start your personalised food and drink order from Smylies this July. If you need any help starting your shopping list, or if you want to find out more about the services we offer, get in touch with our dedicated team today by calling us on +44 (0) 151 653 3335, or contacting us online where an adviser will get back to you as soon as possible.