In just a few days, we’ll be hopping into the Year of the Rabbit.
As you welcome Chinese New Year, it would be good to have some fruits with a round shape on the dining table as they not only symbolize harmony and completeness, but also coins or money. For years, the festive holiday has been celebrated by various families in China and other parts of the globe—including the Philippines—to attract prosperity and abundance.
If you’re still on the hunt for fruit baskets and boxes for your CNY celebration, look no further as we’ve rounded up some online stores you can count on as you usher in Spring Festival.
Baytown’s Fruit Delivery
This prosperity basket by Baytown’s Fruit Delivery is packed with all the things you would need to welcome good fortune this Chinese New Year. There are oranges, tangerines, and pomelos that are believed to attract happiness, luck, and wealth with their gold color accompanied by other circular fruits and "sweet complementaries" like ang pao, tikoy, 2 kg rice, glutinous rice peanut ball, gold chocolate coins, gold money bar, prosperity sticker, and gold hanging decoration. Each basket costs P1,888.
Fortune Fruits’ CNY prosperity box is complete with round fruits as well as tikoy or nian gao that’s long been believed to make luck stick with you throughout the year. Priced at P1,650, each package also comes with other CNY goodies like ang pao and lucky charms.
Binge Market’s prosperity box could also be a good option to mark CNY with. For only P1,500, you would have enough round fruits as well as tikoy to welcome another year of good luck and abundance.
Here’s another good bet for your Lunar New Year celebration. Fruit Cart’s prosperity box is complete with pineapple, pomelo, Korean persimmon, pears, Fuji apples, navel orange, red grapes, and kiat-kiat. Available for delivery from Jan. 18 to 21 for only P1,500 per box, it also comes with tikoy, ang pao, and gold chocolate coins.
If you’re looking for a more affordable option, Fruit Loot is also selling a Chinese New Year basket with round fruits as well as ang pao and tikoy. It’s priced at P1,400 per box but you can get a P100 discount if you purchase one before Jan. 19.
Have a happy and prosperous Chinese New Year, everyone!
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