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PEARS AS GOOD AS GOLD

PEARS AS GOOD AS GOLD

Posted by on Jan 28, 2014 in Articles, Fresh Fruit | 1 comment

They’re beautiful, all lined up and snuggled tight in their box. You see similar ones almost every time you visit the produce section. But never like this. Perfectly sun-kissed, with flawless skin and exceptional size. When you open a box of Harry & David® Royal Riviera® Pears, you know you’ve opened something extraordinary. Something so great,...

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MY FIRST PEAR HARVEST

MY FIRST PEAR HARVEST

Posted by on Sep 20, 2013 in Articles, Field Notes | 0 comments

  One of our copywriters, Heather, went on a special trip to our Royal Riviera® Pear orchards to see the harvest in full swing. Here’s what she has to say about the famous pears that go into our gourmet gifts and fruit gifts. I’m not one to show up at work before 8AM, much less 6AM. But today I was at the office before the sun was up for a rare...

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Sketching by Hand

Sketching by Hand

Posted by on Sep 19, 2012 in Articles, Field Notes | 0 comments

You can always tell when you walk into a creative person’s office. Illustrations, photographs, books, magazines, paintings and interesting objects surround them. Senior concept artist Trisha Stricklin’s office is the perfect example. Inspiration is everywhere. She shows me an oil painting of autumnal pears she created, and then grabs the Tower of...

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Top Secret Fruitcake

Top Secret Fruitcake

Posted by on Sep 14, 2012 in Articles, Field Notes | 1 comment

Connie Dalton’s mom baked just about everything. So, when Connie was growing up she skipped the Easy-Bake Oven and went straight for the real thing, making cookies and bread. She doesn’t often make more than pies during the holidays because baking is now her full-time job. She spends her days as a development technician in the Harry & David bakery,...

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