Tariq Farid – Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Edible Arrangements ® and Entrepreneur
Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Edible Arrangements


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At Edible Arrangements, dreams do come true

Posted  October 22nd, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

Darlene Deberry always wanted to own her own business. She often dreamed of it, but was never sure how to make her dream a reality. Working as a portfolio manager for a micro loan enterprise program in North Carolina, Darlene remembers that as she would visit new businesses she found herself wanting to start her [...]

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A closer look at who we support and why

Posted  October 22nd, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

One of the unfortunate side effects of our digital age is that unfounded and hateful allegations can be easily spread to the public, even years after they have been dismissed as untrue. I have experienced this firsthand due to the recent reappearance of old rumors by extremist bloggers regarding charitable contributions made through our non-profit [...]

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Seizing a chance to Pay It Forward

Posted  October 20th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

There is nothing more devastating than learning that a family member has cancer; especially if that family member is a small child. I know this first-hand because it happened to my family shortly after we had moved to the United States. At the age of four, my youngest brother was diagnosed with leukemia. The entire [...]

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Edible Arrangements again ranked among the top franchise companies!

Posted  October 16th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

For the sixth consecutive year, I am happy to announce that Edible Arrangements has made the Franchise Times Top 200 List! The Franchise Times Top 200 has become the “go to” list for rankings of franchise companies. Its annual rankings are based on global sales, number of US and international units (stores), sales growth over previous [...]

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Sharing our stories on YouTube

Posted  October 14th, 2014  by  Tariq Farid

Today, I am happy to announce that I am launching my own YouTube.com channel! Here I will share news about Edible Arrangements (and our amazing franchisees!), the work of the Tariq Farid Foundation and other fun and interesting topics. The first video I am posting is very special to me. It is an interview that I did [...]

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