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September 13, 2018
Shana Gardner, Operations
Food gifts are no small business—according to Packaged Facts, purchases of consumables for corporate gift-giving reached a new record in 2017 of $7.2 billion. Not all of those dollars are included in the $20 billion drawn through the promotional products industry, which means that there is a huge market out there just waiting to have a bite taken out of it. (See what I did there?)
August 23, 2018
Mary Kate Riordan, Social Media
The Maple Ridge Farms team embraces a tradition of volunteering. Collectively our full time employees spent over 725 hours last year volunteering outside of company time. Areas of involvement include reducing poverty and hunger, tackling environmental issues, improving health and education, providing meaningful outlets for youth, supporting church outreach programs, and donating skills and leadership to the promotional products industry through volunteer work at PPAI.
August 8, 2018
Wellness is a topic on everyone’s mind these days. From healthy eating to stress relief to spending time with family and friends, we’re trying to figure out how to fit everything in our overcrowded schedules. Whether you’re implementing a wellness program or looking for tips to make manageable changes, these ideas can help you improve the overall wellness of your clients and employees.
August 1, 2018
Shana Gardner, Operations
Maple Ridge Farms, The Leading Supplier of Gourmet Food Gifts in the Promotional Products Industry, today announced that it has been named one of the promotional products industry’s 2018 Greatest Companies To Work For by PPB (Promotional Products Business) magazine.
July 26, 2018
Molly Neises, Sales
Merriam-Webster may have definitions of the words we use to describe our gourmet gifts - but these same words can often help "seal the deal" and open a customer's eyes to the wide realm of possibilities for food gifts.  Read on to learn the lingo that can help boost your food gift sales!
July 10, 2018
Shana Gardner, Operations
Here at Maple Ridge Farms, we love this time of year for one big reason: It's when all of our new products launch! We also love our new product spotlight posts, but it's time for a change.  This year, instead of featuring our new items in a spotlight, we're going interactive with a scavenger hunt!
June 28, 2018
Molly Neises, Sales
Here on the Farm, we think our delicious gourmet treats speak for themselves.  So with that in mind, we thought we would let them do just that!  Read on to see what some of fan faves have to say...
June 14, 2018
Stop and think for a minute. When was your last snack? Today, between projects? Yesterday, while you were running from one activity to the next? Are you having one right now? Whether you already identify as a snacker or you’re new to this movement, here’s why snacking is trending in the U.S.
May 24, 2018
Shana Gardner, Operations
Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled “This could change your life.” –Helen Exley Books don't have to be targeted toward your career to have an impact upon it.  Members of the Maple Ridge Farms team share a selection of the books that influenced their daily and professional lives.
May 10, 2018
Molly Neises, Sales
Here at Maple Ridge Farms, we are not only nuts about our customers, we are sweet on our employees!  So, it’s easy for us to share why we love what we affectionately refer to as “the Farm”, and why we are one of PPB's 60 Greatest Places to Work in the promotional products industry.

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