PPAI Magazine January 2024

Drinkware is a popular kit item, and this must-have 40-oz. Stanley Quencher H2.O FlowState Tumbler is a great wow piece to anchor a welcome kit or appreciation gift. It’s available in charcoal (shown) or cream, and your client’s brand can be imprinted on the opposite side from the Stanley logo. PCNA / PPAI 113079, S15 / pcna.com For a super-simple kit or a sweet surprise within a larger gift box, stuff drinkware with customized candies like these Starlight Mints or Green Striped Spearmints, the perfect non-melt options for yearround shipping. NC Custom / PPAI 111662, S7 / nccustom.com Another great stuffer is a Kettle Corn Snack Pack with custom four-color label. This tender popcorn is the perfect combination of sweet and salty – and gluten free. Made in the USA. Maple Ridge Farms / PPAI 114165, S8 / mapleridge.com Hungry For (Edible) Promo A 2021 survey of 2,000 Americans found that nearly 3 out of 4 people would prefer a food gift over other things, so including something snackable in your kit is a smart strategy. Be sure that whatever you include is food-safe, won’t leak and has all the ingredients clearly listed, as about 20 million people in the U.S. alone have food allergies. Milk Bar Crunchies Pretzel-y Chocolate Chip Cookies have become a cult favorite, and now you can bundle this name-brand sweet treat with other items for added impact. The resealable cookie pouch is packaged in an eco-friendly reusable cotton gift bag ready for decoration. Gemline / PPAI 113948, S11 / gemline.com PPAI • JANUARY 2024 • 21 Good Taste | Essentials