Foodie Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas is just around the corner, and with some many great foodie gifts around, we share some of our favourites with you.

‘Kids and Grown Ups Love them so, The Happy World of HARIBO’ – this is definitely true, and this festive season, HARIBO have come up trumps with delivering a magical selection of stocking fillers, sweet treats and festive gifts.

For Christmas gatherings with friends and family, have some fun with HARIBO’s new Share the Fun pouch. Featuring 20 treat size bags, Share the Fun has Starmix, Tangfastics and Supermix all wrapped up to offer a familiar mix of favourites that are sure to deliver smiles throughout the festive period.

hariboHARIBO’s Fairyland gift box and Share the Fun pouch, join a selection of Christmas treats including a tasty alternative to the traditional bauble, with the Starmix tree decoration. Not only will this treat look great on your tree, inside you’ll find a handy pack sized Starmix to enjoy during the countdown to Christmas.

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Thorntons have come up with some perfect Christmas gift ideas this season. One of our favourites is the Cheeky Elf Model. Retailing at £6RRP, this cheeky little eld is made from beautifully smooth milk chocolate, finished to the highest quality. Not only would this make an ideal Secret Santa gift, it also makes a fab stocking filler. This Elf is available online and in stores.

You must also make sure you check out the amazing, decadent Chocolate bars, also available instore and online. You can choose from Dark Chocolate with OrangeCaramel White Chocolate with Salted Toffee Bar and a Milk Chocolate Fudge Brownie Bar, they are currently 3 for 2, so you can treat yourself too!



Cocktail lovers won’t be disappointed this Christmas, as an exclusive range of bartender themed gift packs, featuring MONIN the flavour experts, products hits the shelves. Just in time for Secret Santa, these affordable yet premium gifts won’t break the bank. With nearly 10 gift sets to choose from, there is a gift set for everyone; from gin enthusiasts to prosecco lovers and Espresso Martini devotees to cocktail connoisseurs. Gift sets are available from a selection of high street stores. 

Lee Hyde, Beverage Innovation Manager, MONIN UK says: “ Christmas is the time of good cheer and these bespoke gift sets are absolutely ideal for cocktail lovers, ensuring professional results at home the perfect way to toast the season.”

For gin enthusiasts, two exciting gin based packs are available. The larger of the two promises the perfect gin & tonic cocktail and consists of a desirable Copa  gin glass with two 5cl  bottles of MONIN’s most popular gin & tonic syrup flavourings  Hibiscus and Cucumber.

For those who fancy a gin & tonic with a twist, there is also a  set available with  Popaball  bursting bubbles  to add  some  fun to the classic serve and the two classic MONIN syrup flavours to be paired with gin Hibiscus and Cucumber.  Available from Argos and Sainsbury’s.

Cocktail connoisseurs can take their pick from three gift sets for any mixologists in  the making, the most comprehensive of them a  Cocktail Hamper which comes complete with: a cocktail shaker, spirit measuring cup, handy pocket book of cocktails,  5cl MONIN Raspberry syrup and some edging sugar to put the ultimate finishing touch to  any cocktail. Available from Tesco.

There are also sets for Prosecco lovers (such as this Perfect Prosecco Set from Argos) and espresso martini lovers. More information on Monin can be found on their website.

foodieBorn Gifted have some fantastic foodie gifts this Christmas too. One of our favourites are these Prosecco Gummies for just £11.99. A tasty, tipple flavoured sweet without any of the alcohol, the Prosecco Gummies Jar is chock full of tasty bottle shaped chewy jelly sweets. They come presented in a clear plastic sweetie jar with a black plastic screw top, and a geometric style label that can be personalised too. 

Make sure you check out their website, as they have a fantastic selection of gifts that will suit even the most discerning foodies.

foodieDartington Crystal have come up with some beautiful Christmas gifts this season, particularly for gin lovers. You can chose from the Just The One – G&T Copa – £12.00 – Available at This is derived from the style of glass used in Spanish gin bars, this high quality glass is the perfect gift for gin lovers. Supplied in an eye-catching gift tube, it can be easily engraved for that special present idea.foodie

You can also choose from Gin Time – ‘Eat, Sleep, Gin, Repeat’ Novelty Glass – £15.00 – Available at and Gin Time – ‘May Contain Gin’ Novelty Glass – £15.00 – Available at Each individual glass is supplied in an attractive presentation tin that is ideal for gift giving and keeping the glass safe. Alternatively it can be used for other storage needs – reuse or recycle!