Thursday, November 27, 2014

Delicious Bloomex Holiday Gift Baskets

The holidays are fast approaching and many of us are looking for great gift ideas. You cannot go wrong with a beautiful and delicious holiday gift basket! Bloomex offer a wide variety of gourmet baskets for all tastes and budgets. These thoughtful and delectable gifts will brighten the holidays for loved ones or impress your business colleagues, and we can deliver them for you across Canada from Halifax to Vancouver. Plus, they all come at amazing prices! 

Here are a few notables that are new and best selling. Check out Bloomex Holiday Gift Baskets to see even more! This is your gift giving made easy, affordable...and delicious. 

This festive collection is our best seller for the season! Your gift is carefully hand-packed and delivered in an attractive gift basket or special box with your personal message. This basket contains high quality and delectable products, including selected premium tea, premium imported wafers, yummy chocolate truffles, decadent French dark chocolate squares, cashew crunch candies, premium cookies, chocolate biscotti, and cranberry harvest medley. Who wouldn't love to receive this? 

Our Gift Basket Gourmets have hunted down the most decadent treats ever and used them to create this gift basket full of tempting treats. Comprised solely of the most luxurious treats this completely irresistible vision of a gift basket is as good as it gets. Now we've taken it one step further and chopped the price in HALF! Call it what you will - we call it the Best Deal in Town - period. This Gourmet Gift Basket contains an assortment of 12 decadent treats (gourmet chocolates, exotic coffees and teas, premium cheeses, nuts, seafood, crackers) personally selected and presented in a decorative metal tin. Gourmet Collection I and III also available! 

For the cheese lover on your list, look no further! This decadent basket is full of gourmet cheeses, crackers and seafood. This premium cheese basket contains French cheese, Canadian cheese, Premium Quebec Cheese, gourmet seafood, premium smoked mussels, Italian toasts, artisan bread sticks, premium private brand crackers, cheese sticks, wine and cheese crackers. Yummy! 

The temptation to eat delicious foods and chocolates is especially high around the holiday season. This beautifully arranged basket of appetizing gourmet foods will no doubt satisfy your recipient's craving for tasty, premium quality snacks. Delivered in an attractive basket, this tempting collection includes: private brand dark chocolate, gourmet cheese, Canadian cheddar cheese, private brand pretzels, premium crackers, Italian crackers, chocolate wafer cookies, large box of cappuccino candies, delicious truffles, California almonds, premium cookies, premium cherry chocolates and premium cashews.The perfect holiday treat! 

The Ultimate Gourmet Basket! You don't find this anywhere else. This decadent gourmet gift basket features two delicious "fresh-cooked in the shell" lobsters (Prince Edward Island's Finest!), fine artisan bread sticks, Dolcetto wafer rolls, Tavolare savory snacks, Toscana Crackers, a bottle of French Red Wine, and for dessert, a box of chocolate dipped Truffle cookies. This unique gift is like sending an amazing gourmet meal that is sure to delight and impress! (excludes wine glasses)

Friday, November 21, 2014

Beautiful Holiday Poinsettias

Many of us associate the beautiful Poinsettia plant with the holiday season. The plant has an interesting history and uses. The Poinsettia plant is native to Central America and flowers during the winter in an area of southern Mexico. The ancient Aztecs called them 'cuetlaxochitl' and had several uses for them. They used the flowers (which are actually special types of leaves called bracts) to make a purple dye for clothes and cosmetics. They also used the white latex sap from the plant as a medicine to treat fevers. 

We know about poinsettias today largely due to the first ambassador from the U.S. to Mexico. In 1825 Joel Roberts Poinsett (that's why we call them Poinsettias) brought some plants back to his greenhouses in South Carolina. He began growing them and sending them to friends and botanists. These friends shared and sold the plant and their popularity grew quickly. Their cheerful and festive colours bring us joy during the winter months and the holiday season. 

Bloomex provides amazing prices on beautiful Poinsettia plants this season, with four arrangements to choose from. Order now to brighten your holiday table or to send some cheer. These long-lasting hearty plants make an excellent gift!

1. Elegant Poinsettia Basket 
Send this gorgeous, explosion of popular red poinsettia plants for Christmas. Long-lasting, hardy and festive. Elegant assortment of red poinsettia plants accented with Christmas decorations and greens is arranged in 6" bamboo basket. Measures approximately 10"Hx9"W.

2. Christmas Planter Basket
This growing and long lasting gift is an ideal way to say Merry Christmas! This 10" planter basket contains two assorted poinsettia blooming plants, four assorted green tropical plants, corns and decorative ribbons.

3. Deluxe Poinsettia Basket 
Send this gorgeous, explosion of popular red poinsettia plants for Christmas. Long-lasting, hardy and festive. Deluxe assortment of red poinsettia plants accented with Christmas decorations and greens is arranged in 8" bamboo basket. Measures approximately 12"H x 12"W.

4. Supreme Poinsettia Basket 
Supreme assortment of red poinsettia plants accented with Christmas decorations and greens is arranged in 10" bamboo basket. Measures approximately 14"H x 12"W.

Enjoy your beautiful Bloomex Poinsettias and have a wonderful holiday!

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Movember $50 Moustache Contest!

Yes, it's time to get your 'stache on! November is Movember month and that means the growing of moustaches of various sizes, colours and stylings all across Canada. Bloomex is getting in on the fun while also supporting this great cause. There are some awesome photos floating around out there and we'd love to see yours!

Celebrity moustaches, moustaches on babies, animal moustaches, your own growth, your wife's, your neighbour's...the choice is wide open. We are looking for impressive, funny, or otherwise interesting photos of moustaches in any form.

Send us your photos to Best photo wins a $50 Bloomex gift card! 

Gift card is good for fabulous flowers, gourmet foods, yummy gift baskets, adorable teddy bears...order for yourself or for someone else. Great for a head start on your holiday shopping! 
(See contest rules below for the full deets).


And even if you can't grow a 'stache or email a photo, you can still support the Movember campaign by buying a beautiful blue and white bouquet or a delicious and manly gift basket in our Bloomex Movember Collection. To read more about that check out our previous blog.

Good luck and let's have some fun while supporting men's health in Canada!


1. By submitting your photos you agree that you have permission to submit and that you allow Bloomex to post your submitted materials publicly on sites including but not limited to, the Bloomex blog (, and the Bloomex Facebook page.

2. The winning entry will be determined by a panel of Bloomex employees.

3. DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES is Friday November 28, 2014, at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

4. The winning entry will receive a $50 GIFT CARD card to be used toward any purchase of their choice on

5. Contest open to residents of Canada. (Better luck next time, Denmark).

Monday, November 10, 2014

Flowers and Gifts to Support the Movember Foundation

Bloomex is proud to announce their support for the Movember Foundation with the creation of a special Movember Collection of flowers and gift baskets.

November has become known as "Movember" in many countries around the world. The Movember Foundation is the leading global organization committed to changing the face of men’s health. To date the Movember community has raised $574 million and funded over 800 programs in 21 countries. This work is saving and improving the lives of men affected by prostate cancer, testicular cancer and mental health issues.

The Movember Foundation seeks to improve men's health in several ways, including reduced mortality from prostate, testicular cancer and men’s suicide, promoting mental health education and help initiatives for men and boys, and improved lifestyle for those men currently living with cancer. Prostate cancer is the most common cancer among Canadian men (excluding non-melanoma skin cancers). It is the 3rd leading cause of death from cancer in men in Canada.

In Canada, Movember funding has raised almost $10.5 million to date. Every dollar raised makes a difference. Bloomex is proud to support this initiative by donating a portion of each sale in their new Movember Collection directly to the Movember Foundation. Bloomex hopes that with public support it can raise a significant donation for this important men's health campaign.

MO Blue Bouquet 

Check out the special Movember Collection on It consists of two beautiful blue-and-white themed flower bouquets and two delicious gourmet gift baskets containing items such as coffee, beer, nuts and other popular snack items. Not everyone can grow a moustache, but here is an excellent and winning way to donate to this great cause in November!

To read more about other Bloomex charity initiatives, visit the Blog about the Canadian Breast Cancer Collection. 

MO Man's Basket
MO Java Basket 
Movember Support Bouquet