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December 2014 - AshbyTreats

TV worked a treat This Morning!

Recently, we were inundated with enquiries about our Advent Boxes, which proved to be the first choice of the reviewer on ITV’s This Morning programme! Frankly, we weren’t expecting such an immediate response, but our small team of three (with lots of helpers) were galvanised into action, to ensure that all orders were packed, despatched and delivered to eager customers by 1 December. The Advent Boxes, which were personalised and presented, ready-wrapped with a gorgeous striped candy cane, all had to be hand packed, with scrummy sweets nestling in 24 individually numbered traditional paper bags. All in all, we despatched 250 Advent Boxes within a few days – quite an achievement for a small team.  Here are a few statistics which will give you an idea of just how hard the Ashby Treats elves worked: 100 metres of bubble wrap and 250 brown boxes 10 rolls of parcel tape, 250 sheets of labels 250 each of “Finger of Fudge” and candy necklaces 6 kilos of strawberry bonbons A mountain of chocolate coins …all packed into 6000 paper bags! 8 trips to the Post Office and 20 trips to the Parcel Drop shop Not bad I’m sure you’ll agree!  Of course this caffeine-fuelled activity was supported by copious amounts of coffee! Although this is our busiest time of year, we were delighted to see our products being recommended nationally – a testament to the creativity, quality and attention to detail which we insist upon for every package that leaves our...

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