Hay Hampers

Changing the flo of things…


Changing the flo of things…
Here are Hay Hampers we have been working for several years to try to significantly reduce our levels of unrecyclable packaging. 

Biodegradable flopack

For many years we have considered the packaging of the items in our hampers and aimed to seek out delicious high quality items that are also mindful of the recyclability or reusability of their packaging. We also do not like items which use excess packaging to make their items look bigger or more significant than they are.

We have moved from using wood wool in our wicker hamper baskets to using shredded recycled paper. Our outer cartons are all recycled and recyclable.
This year we redesigned our gift box to make it more desirable to keep and reuse and have had feedback from our recipients that this has been the effect.
Through also reconsidering the gift box dimensions we have also managed to reduce our use of packaging nuts (which we unfortunately must use to ensure the gift makes it in one piece to the recipient) by more than half in one year, which we are thrilled by!

However, we are not happy to rest there.

Now we are undertaking a scientific approach to see if these packaging nuts (flo pack) can be changed to a biodegradable alternative. We are testing the effect of condensation from our chilled fresh foods, and spills of both oil and water based products to understand if this is now a viable alternative.

We are always looking for better solutions and are open to any new ideas!

Posted By The Taste House at 11/02/2019

In these unprecedented times, we want to reassure you we care deeply about your gift purchase and provide a regularly updated Covid page here to provide guidance on how we are monitoring the situation in relation to our service. 

Hay Hampers are passionate creators and suppliers of luxury wine and food gifts -not just at Christmas,  We have gifts for every occasion. We have a wide range of birthday gift hampers, Valentine's Day or thank you gifts with delicious, gourmet food and the best wines are our specialism.  All our gifts are beautifully packaged and sent with free UK delivery including a proper gift card (we even inspire you with gift messages here). We cater bulk orders and bespoke hampers for our corporate business customers sending hamper gifts to employees or clients. We are passionate about customer service and will always do whatever we can to help you. Call, email, live chat, facebook message or try our help pages for assistance.

Our mission is to make gift giving an easy pleasure with our perfectly presented premium products! We hope your recipient enjoys their hamper and have a Very "Hampery" Christmas with one of our best-selling food and wine gifts include luxury cheese board selections for him. or a chocolate hamper for her. Try something different with our authentic range of Italian hampers with Prosecco for foodies. We also love our range of craft beer & snack gifts. Our range includes gin & whisky spirit gifts. We also have a range of traditional British foods, such as Port & Stilton, or Afternoon Tea gift, and special dietary requirements gifts such as Vegan hampers so you can find the best hamper gift for you.