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Happy Valentine’s Day!

posted by Tariq Farid February 12, 2019

At Edible Arrangements® Valentine’s Day kicks off a springtime season of giving, including Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations, and Father’s Day.

The week of Valentine’s Day is our busiest week of the year. On average, we can expect to deliver more than 1.2 million strawberries, 268,000 pieces of pineapple, 66,000 pounds of grapes and 260,000 bunches of kale.

It would be impossible to accomplish this without the hard work and dedication of our franchisees and their teams, who work day in and day out to deliver a wow-worthy gift to our customers. When I first began Edible®, we had barely 600 square feet to work with, and I was personally helping to make each arrangement by hand, and it took days to make only a few. Now, of course, we have streamlined our system in order to fulfill the increased number of orders we experience this time of year.

I hope you will remember Edible Arrangements this Valentine’s Day and Feel Love. Share Love. with your friends and family!

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Celebrating National Small Business Week

posted by Tariq Farid May 2, 2018

This week, as the country celebrates National Small Business Week, I’d like to look back and reflect on the beginnings of Edible®, when we were just a small store in Connecticut. Looking back on these memories makes me eternally grateful for all of Edible®’s franchisees that have gone on this journey with me. I’m happy to honor all of them as small business owners across America and applaud them for earning their piece of the American Dream. Continue Reading

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Celebrating the sweet life of the small business owners

posted by Tariq Farid May 1, 2017

I have often said that even though Edible Arrangements has more than 1,300 locations and 800 franchisees around the world, we are really just a big family of small business owners.

And as we celebrate National Small Business Week, it provides a timely opportunity to reflect on the power that small businesses have across the country and around the world. I feel particularly honored to get to work with some of the best small business owners I know every day.

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Saluting our Veterans

posted by Tariq Farid November 11, 2016

As Veterans Day arrives every year I am reminded of the incredible sacrifices the great veterans of our country have made and continue to make every day. Yet, I am also saddened to think of the many obstacles a large number of them face, unfortunately, as they make the transition from military to civilian life and into the workforce. Continue Reading

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Recognizing the sweet success of Edible Arrangements’ franchisees

posted by Tariq Farid August 14, 2016

While reflecting again on my time at the recent Edible Arrangements convention I was overwhelmed when thinking of all our amazing franchisee partners and the relentless passion and hard work they put into their businesses every single day. That’s why I was so honored for the opportunity to recognize some of these great partners during our award ceremonies with Edible Arrangements President Rob Price.

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