12/21/2017

Georgia-themed Gifts with an International Twist

Looking for some unique gifts this holiday season? Why not share some of Georgia’s home-grown charm with friends and family this year! GDEcD’s Trade Division works year-round helping Georgia businesses find new markets for their distinctive products. The team has two International Trade Managers, Ms. Priya Verma and Mr. Josh Jacob who specialize in helping Georgia agribusiness companies expand globally. Check out a few of the Georgia businesses they work with whose tasty treats reach markets across the globe!

Alta Cucina
The owner of Alta Cucina is from Italy and has infused Italian tastes into their entire product line. Alta offers great gift box options with infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars making the perfect gourmet holiday gift.

Blackberry Patch
Blackberry Patch’s syrups, toppings and preserves have achieved popularity in markets all over the world, and they provide a variety of gift box options for the holidays. Their products have also been featured as one of Oprah’s favorite things!

Georgia Grinders
From savory to sweet and creamy to crunchy, Georgia Grinders’ premium peanut butters are the perfect gift for any nut lover. Can’t decide which flavor to get? Try the trio gift box and you can mix and match your favorites!

Georgia-Grown Pecans
Pecans have experienced great international success and put Georgia on the map for overseas customers. Here are a few companies with perfect gift boxes for the holidays: South Georgia Pecan, Sunnyland Farms, Front Porch Pecans. Looking for some fun recipes for pecans? The Georgia Pecan Growers Association provides a great list of pecan-inspired dishes you can try at home!

Pickled Pink
Jarred by hand with the freshest ingredients, Pickled Pink specializes in all things pickled. Cucumbers, jalapenos and watermelons are just a few of the tasty pickled treats you can find in their online store!

Richland Rum
A Georgia Grown rum brand, Richland Rum is the only single-estate rum in the United States and has become quite popular in European markets.

Savannah Bee
Savannah Bee’s honey and beauty products are wonderful gift items and tell a great story of a Georgia company that has achieved international success.

Verdant Kitchen
With turmeric and ginger-based products, Verdant Kitchen uses internationally popular spices to create its innovative products. Verdant’s ginger syrup is yet another Georgia Grown item featured on Oprah’s list of favorite things!

Interested in learning more about GDEcD’s trade programs and services? Visit us at Georgia.org/Trade or contact our Trade Outreach Manager at mbier@georgia.org. And don’t forget to sign up for Trade’s monthly newsletter to stay informed about opportunities and events.

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