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Celebrating Another Year with Our Franchisees

One of our favorite things about what we do is being a part of life’s special moments by carefully crafting and hand-delivering delicious fresh...
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Franchise Update: The Year (So Far) for Edible® Franchise Growth

Here at Edible Arrangements®, we’re proud to work with local business owners and entrepreneurs to bring our unique franchise concept to their local markets,...

Edible Arrangements® expansion in China

Edible Arrangements® has been growing worldwide, and we are excited to announce that we have just opened our 1260th store in Guangzhou, China. This...

Edible Arrangements® Welcomes New Franchisees, Matt and Angela Ramsey

We always love to brag when our Edible Arrangements® family gains amazing new franchisees. That's why we're so pleased to welcome Matt and Angela...

Store Spotlights on Edible Arrangements® of Hamilton, NJ and Poughkeepsie, NY

Spotlight: Jeanne Rappa, Owner Edible Arrangements® #219 Hamilton, NJ Owning a small business was destiny for Edible Arrangements® Franchisee, Jeanne Rappa. A lifelong New Jersey...

Top 3 Reasons to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Early

Valentine’s Week is the perfect time to make the ones you care about feel EXTRA special!  Whether your Valentine is a partner, parent, sibling,...

Edible Arrangements Ranks #5 on Top 100 Franchises List for 2015

Franchise Gator has ranked Edible Arrangements® #5 on its list of Top 100 Franchises for 2015. One of the web's largest franchise opportunity directories,...

Edible Arrangements® Ranks Among Top Franchises in the World

We are so pleased to announce that Edible Arrangements® has again been ranked #40 among the top 500 franchises in the world on Entreprenuer...

Edible Arrangements® Lands a Spot on Franchise Times Top 200

Edible Arrangements® is thrilled to appear at #128 on the Franchise Times Top 200 Franchise Systems 2014 list. This is Edible Arrangements'® 6th consecutive year...

Celebrating the diversity of our franchise community

From its beginning, America has been referred to as a melting pot, where people of different races, religions and cultures are welcomed with the...

Edible Arrangements® Partners With ServSafe®

We are proud to announce that we have moved our food handling training program to the next level by partnering with the National Restaurant...

Tariq Farid Talks Path to Success in Entrepreneur

In Founder and CEO Tariq Farid’s most recent contribution to Entrepreneur, he discusses why societal labels should never limit one’s potential to grow into...

Graduating from Edible® University

This is Nancy Hall, Communications Specialist at Edible Arrangements® International and, as of Friday, a proud graduate of Edible University! As promised last week,...

Come Study at Edible® University

If you’re  interested in becoming a Franchise Partner with Edible Arrangements®, you better prepare to go back to school – Edible University, that is!...

Edible Arrangements® Lands Spot on Internet Retailer’s Social Media 500 List

We are always proud to share the news the hard work of our team gets recognized, and we couldn’t be more excited to be...

Happening Now: Free Apple Fruit Truffles® 6-Piece Box with Purchase!

For a limited time only, Edible Arrangements® is offering one exceptionally sweet  deal: Get a FREE Apple Fruit Truffles® 6-piece box with any purchase of...
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Edible Arrangements Named #2 on FranchiseGator.com’s Top 100 Franchises of 2014

Here at Edible Arrangements®, we’re proud of how much our company has grown in 15 years. We are always doing all we can to...

Two Edible Arrangements® Franchise Partners on iHeartRadio’s Show Your Stripes

In June 2013, Clear Channel launched iHeartRadio’s Show Your Stripes. The company-wide community service initiative aims to shine a light on unemployment among U.S....

Edible Arrangements® Valentine’s Day Social Media Concierge Team

The Edible Arrangements® Social Media Team is ready for one of the busiest weeks at the office, and adding the finishing touches to our...

Reflecting On A Very Special School Day

Edible Arrangements® believes that every single day is a reason to celebrate, and last month, we were able to celebrate teachers and students at...

Edible Arrangements® #WhenWordsFail Giveaway Results

We ended 2013 with a great social media giveaway that complemented our newest national advertising campaign that was all about those inevitable moments “when...

Top Edible Arrangements® Moments of 2013

Another year is officially coming to an end, which means it’s time to review some of our top moments of 2013! In case you...

5 Questions With Chaz Wolfe, Edible Arrangements® Franchise Partner

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements®. This week, we talked to one...

Destined for Freshness: Candi Connors Talks Business

Edible Arrangements® franchise partner, Candida “Candi” Connors, first became interested in owning a store as a customer herself --  back in 2004, Candi wanted...

New Edible to Go® in Sacramento, CA

Franchise partners Audrie and Shaun Spears were recently lauded by The Natomas Buzz for the successful opening of their second Edible Arrangements® store in...

Edible Arrangements®: Former U.S. Marine Shares First Coast Success

Former U.S. Marine, Lauren Little, recently shared her success story as an Edible Arrangements® franchise partner with The Daily Record. Earlier this year, Lauren...

A Reason to Celebrate at King of Prussia Mall®

Wow, what a trip! We recently visited the King of Prussia Mall® in Pennsylvania to celebrate the Grand Opening of our newest Edible To...

The Early Bird Gets the Fruit

The early bird gets the fruit this holiday season at Edible Arrangements®! From November 1st through November 24th, you can enjoy two extra sweet...

Social Media Concierge Service at Edible Arrangements®

In the past few years, we began to see a distinct trend on social media – more and more guests were seeking “social customer...

Edible Arrangements® Opens 1,100th Store

Just one year after opening our 1,000th store location, we’re proud to announce we’ve reached a new milestone: the opening of the 1,100th Edible...

The Story Behind Our Breast Cancer Awareness Collection

Have you ever wondered where our pink chocolate-filled collection of Breast Cancer Awareness arrangements originated? Edible Arrangements® franchise partner, Candi Connors, and one-time employee...

Military Veterans Wanted: An Edible Arrangements® Mission

In the most recent issue of Civilian Times News and Military Transition News, Edible Arrangements® CEO Tariq Farid talks about how our company continually...

NEW and Now at the King of Prussia Mall® – Edible to Go®

In June, we revealed our brand new Edible To Go® mall concept in Louisville, KY, and now we’re excited to announce the opening of...

Tariq Farid and Maurice Welton Talk Hero’s Welcome™ on FOX & Friends

Edible Arrangements® President and CEO Tariq Farid and Texas-based Edible Arrangements® franchisee Maurice Welton sat down with Ainsley Earheardt of FOX & Friends last...

5 Questions With John Wuycheck, Vice President of Franchise Development

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Fresh Marketing: A New Look for Edible To Go® at the Mall

Our new Edible To Go® mall concept launched in Louisville, KY on June 28th, 2013, unveiling a fresh look on everything from packaging and...

Military Minded: Franchisee Maurice Welton in QSR Magazine

QSR Magazine recently featured Edible Arrangements® franchisee Maurice Welton in an article all about the positive value that former military personnel bring to the...

Manager Training in Richmond, VA

Our latest on-the-road Edible Arrangements®’ Manager Training session takes place this week on July 11th and 12th in Richmond, VA. Following the field Manager...

Fresh New Concept: Edible To Go® Location Debuts at the Mall St. Matthews in...

We’re making it easier than ever for our guests to enjoy fresh fruit treats, chocolate dipped fruit, and premium fresh fruit bouquets with the...

Advice for Small Business Owners and Entrepreneurs from an Edible Arrangements® Franchisee

Many people dream about owning their own business, and small business ownership can be an exciting prospect, but it’s not without risk.  In a...

Halfway Mark: New Edible Arrangements® Store Openings in 2013 (So Far)

It’s hard to believe that we’re halfway through 2013! A lot has been happening here at Edible Arrangements® over the past six months (including...

Fruit For Father’s Day

Father’s Day is around the corner, and here at Edible Arrangements® we’re gearing up for the most fruit-filled Dad’s Day yet! We already know...

Fruit Summit 2013: Third Time Around

Fruit Summit: An event in which a select group of Edible Arrangements® franchisees and corporate team members engage in strategic discussions in a small...

Edible Cares™ Fund Provides Support to Store Employees

Edible Arrangements® President and CEO Tariq Farid and COO Kamran Farid recently announced the launch of our company’s Edible Cares™ Fund - a yearly...

Edible Arrangements® at Responsys Interact 2013

At Edible Arrangements® we’re constantly pursuing opportunities to learn more about how we can further optimize our email program, and engage our email subscribers...

Edible Arrangements® Earns Moms’ Approval

For the 12th consecutive year, Edible Arrangements® set a Mother's Day sales record in 2013. We also had our strongest Mother's Day Sunday ever,...

5 Questions With Mike Portanova, Real Estate Manager

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Edible Arrangements® and IFA’s FranCamp 2013

Edible Arrangements® was a proud supporter and sponsor of FranCamp 2013, the International Franchise Association’s (IFA) Digital Marketing & Technology Best Practices Conference, held...

5 Questions With Sally Velcofsky, Director of Operations Services

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Diá de las Madres con Edible Arrangements®

At Edible Arrangements®, Mother’s Day has always been one of our biggest and busiest holidays. Now, we’re tapping into another special day for moms:...

Edible Arrangements® Social Media Giveaway Results: A Sweet Success

To support the launch of our new Make Today a Little Sweeter™ Collection, last month we hosted a month-long giveaway on Facebook that we...

Thank You Gifts for Nurses and Teacher Appreciation Week

Every May, we show some well-deserved appreciation for two under-appreciated and overlook professions. Yes, every May we celebrate teachers and nurses, with a special...

It’s Mom’s Day at Edible Arrangements®

We have something new in store for moms this year. And if history is any indication, a record number of mothers nationwide will celebrate...

Edible Arrangements® is an Internet Retailer Top 100 Retailer

For the second consecutive year, Edible Arrangements® is a Top 100 retailer on the Internet Retailer Top 500! This year, Edible Arrangements® is ranked...

A Fresh New Website: Ediblearrangements.com Redesign

Something fresh is in store for Edible Arrangements®, and this time we’re not just talking about our fruit -- we’re in the process of...

5 Questions With Jared Lombardo, Project Manager

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

The Newest Additions to the Edible Arrangements® E-commerce Team

The Edible Arrangements® corporate E-commerce team is growing! Since the start of 2013, three new employees joined the corporate E-commerce team -- Wambui Kihanya,...

Go West, Edible Arrangements®, Go West

The establishment of new Edible Arrangements® franchise locations throughout the country (and worldwide!) is always a top priority for us, and this year especially,...

NEW Make Today A Little Sweeter™ Collection Launch & Facebook Giveaway

Our Make Today A Little Sweeter™ Collection is now officially available in stores and online! This all new line of fresh fruit gifts was...

Well-Deserved Recognition for an Exemplary Franchisee

At last year’s Edible Arrangements convention, it was my pleasure to bestow the President’s Award—the highest honor an EA franchisee can achieve—to Maurice Welton,...

5 Questions With Tom Horn, Vice President of Human Resources

Our “5 Questions With” blog segment gives you the inside scoop on the inner workings of Edible Arrangements® by bringing you an exclusive look...

Farid Foundation Donates $100,000 to Yale School of Medicine

The Farid Foundation, a philanthropic organization established by Edible Arrangements® President and CEO Tariq Farid, along with his brother and COO Kamran Farid, announced today...

Move Over Chocolate Bunnies and Little Yellow Chicks

Every holiday brings another opportunity for us to give our guests the freshest (and tastiest) takes on traditional holiday treats. And this spring, we’re...

Smart Gifting for Smarter Living with Edible Arrangements® This Month

As the creator and leader in the fresh fruit gift giving industry, Edible Arrangements® has always promoted healthier lifestyle choices, including fresh ways to...

Edible Arrangements International is Growing!

We recently made a number of exciting announcements regarding our 2012 and 2013 corporate employee growth. To support our franchise system that now encompasses...

Time to Celebrate: Spring Has Arrived

Winter’s wind may still be whispering in our ears, but it’s easy to see that spring is upon us! As the snow melts away...

Edible Arrangements® Best Dipped Fruit Sale Period.™

Shaved coconuts and crushed almonds. Confetti sprinkles and lovely heart-shaped sprinkles. Miniature chocolate morsels and rich chocolate micro drops. Semisweet chocolate with white drizzle,...

Local Edible Arrangements® StoresJoin the Fight Against MS

In recognition of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society’s MS Awareness Month this March, 63 Edible Arrangements® stores located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode...

Looking Forward To Our 2nd Fruit Summit

Fruit Summit:  An event in which a select group of Edible Arrangements® franchisees and corporate team members engage in strategic discussions in a small...

Our Cupcake Collection is a Sweet Success

With its launch in the summer of 2012, our Cupcake Collection has quickly gained recognition and praise as one of Edible Arrangements® most successful...

Edible Arrangements®: Giving Veterans A “Hero’s Welcome”

At Edible Arrangements®, we truly appreciate the bravery, commitment and sacrifice of the military men and women who serve our country.  We believe so...

John Wuycheck Named Edible Arrangements® Vice President of Franchise Development

With our sights set on continuing Edible Arrangements®’ global expansion through 2013 and beyond, we’re excited to announce that franchise veteran John Wuycheck was...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day 2013 at Edible Arrangements®

A heartfelt “Thank You” to every single one of our franchisees, managers, and Fruit Experts® who contributed to another fruitful Valentine’s Day! After months...

We’re Ready for Valentine’s Day 2013

The season of love is officially upon us, and here at Edible Arrangements®, we’ve been preparing for the BIG day for 364 days… every...

Edible Arrangements® Expands Corporate Office Campus

The Edible Arrangements® corporate offices in Wallingford, Conn. began a new stage of expansion last fall, with the purchase of a 23,057-square-foot commercial building...

The Heartbeat of Edible Arrangements®: Celebrating our Franchisees this Valentine’s Day

The season of love is officially upon us, and we’re quickly approaching one of the biggest and most anticipated holidays for Edible Arrangements® --...

Fresh Fruit Is Now America’s #1 Snack

It’s official: fresh fruit is now America’s #1 snack food! One of the country’s leading market research companies, The NPD Group, made this proclamation...

Edible Arrangements® Hosts 2013 Grower/Distributor Conference

On Wednesday, January 16th, we welcomed Edible Arrangements® produce vendors at our 2013 Grower/Distributor Conference, held in North Haven, Conn. This collaborative day of...

Happy National Dipped Fruit Week®!

At Edible Arrangements®, we believe every day is another reason to celebrate. That’s why we’ve created our own semi-annual celebration: National Dipped Fruit Week®....

Edible Arrangements® Honors Corporate Employees

Nine outstanding corporate employees were recently recognized by the Edible Arrangements® management team for their exceptional contributions during the 2012 calendar year. Amy Wietmarschen...

Starting the New Year off Fresh: Our NEW Pear Collection

We believe the start of the New Year is always the perfect time for something fresh. So, we’re kicking off 2013 with some all-new...

My Store Marketing; New Year, New Toolkits

A new year is on the horizon for Edible Arrangements and its local store marketing tactics.  The marketing team here has developed a new,...

Carrying on the Tradition of WOW

In the earliest days of Edible Arrangements, before it even became an official tag line, I set out with one simple goal in mind:...

Edible Arrangements® Earns Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Awards No. 5-Ranking in State of Connecticut

Inc. Magazine recently recognized Edible Arrangements® as one of the top job-creating organizations in the state of Connecticut, listing the company at No. 5...

Welcome to the World of Edible Arrangements®: Winter Wonderland

The winter holiday season has officially begun! And to celebrate the most wonderful time of the year, we are proud to present our most...

FRESH New Products for the 2012 Holiday Season

It’s that time again – the holiday giving season is officially upon us, and we’ve expanded our collection of fresh fruit gifts for the...

McAllen Chamber of Commerce Recognizes Edible Arrangements® Franchisee Maurice Welton with 2012 Top 5...

The hard work and dedication demonstrated during this past year has once again earned Maurice Welton, owner of four Edible Arrangements® stores in Texas...

The Adventure of Entrepreneurship

I never cease to be amazed and pleased by the passion and genuine dedication our franchisees bring to the table, and by the challenges...

The Edible Arrangements® Experience: A Multi-Cultural Celebration

Fresh fruit bouquets for Hanukkah with pineapple Star of David shapes, green-colored (white) chocolate strawberries and pineapple in our St. Patrick’s Day collection, arrangements...

Showing Support to Make Life a Little Sweeter ™

As Hurricane Sandy barreled through the East Coast over the weekend and into Monday, leaving many cities and towns reeling, we at Edible Arrangements®...

Edible Arrangements® Gets Spooky with 2012 Halloween Collection

Halloween is right around the corner, and we’ve ramped up our frighteningly fresh Halloween Collection with the launch of a new arrangement, the BOOtastic...

Edible Arrangements® Nears 600,000 Facebook Fans Just One Month After Celebrating Half a Million...

In late September, we celebrated reaching a Facebook milestone when the Edible Arrangements® brand Facebook page reached a whopping 500,000 “likes.” We celebrated with...

Edible Arrangements® Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

This October marks the seventh year we’ve partnered with the National Breast Cancer Foundation and the Breast Cancer Society of Canada to help stomp...

Franchising Is a Family Affair

For the Goods, Franchising Is a Family Affair It can truly be said that a franchise is only as successful as its franchisees. I’ve always...

Deriving Inspiration from Franchisees Who Give Back

I never fail to be impressed and inspired by the interest so many of our franchisees take in their local communities. Giving back is...

The Edible Arrangements® Website Keeps Getting Better

The World of Edible Arrangements™ is unique, fresh and beautiful.  There are always a lot of new products, promotions and site enhancements that make...

Walking With a Purpose

In my last entry I spoke about the Detroit area Edible Arrangements franchisees who are passionately involved with charitable causes in their communities. This...

Spreading a Little Happiness in Detroit

Last year, as part of our Edible Cares™ community outreach program, we launched a specific program called Random Acts of Happiness which recognized someone...

Breaking Barriers – One Store at a Time

When I first started Edible Arrangements® in 1999 in a corner of my flower shop in East Haven, I never dreamed that we would...

Edible Arrangements® hits 500,000 Facebook Fan milestone

We would like to thank our 500,000+ Facebook fans for being so supportive and a major part of our growth.   It’s a tremendous accomplishment...

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