In the retail sector, flowers, chocolate other edible gifts account for $17 billion in sales for Valentine’s Day alone, as reported by the National Retail Federation (NRF). Among the leading names and brands of the franchise fruit basket industry, these facts reflect the state of the industry.
Three franchise companies, where carved fruit bouquets are the primary product line include: Fresh Fruit Bouquet Company (FFBC.com), Edible Arrangements (EA), and FruitFlowers.com.
Edible Arrangements has three main segments: fruit bouquets, Edible to Go and weddings.
Ten hours is the standard hours of operation of a fruit basket franchise.
There are more than 700 hundred Edible Arrangement owners, worldwide.
Today, there are 918 Edible Arrangements franchises in America.
Aside from Valentine’s Day, two other special occasions mark the greatest sales for fruit basket franchises: The Christmas holiday season and Mother’s Day.
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