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Be a Leader in Corporate Gift Giving

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We realize that every year during the holidays, your business is faced with the task of showing appreciation. Corporate gifts are designed to make a positive impression and promote your business in a special way - it's an extension of your marketing plan. Rightfully so. Nothing melts a customer’s heart more than receiving a beautiful and practical gift of appreciation; sweet treats for the long-term relationships or new prospects.




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The Health Nut: Pecans

Pecans: The Health Factor


So you love pecans because they taste great, but did you know that pecans are so much more than a tasty snack? Praised for their health benefits, these delicious meats are packed with nutrients and fiber that can help with all manner of things from cardiovascular to skin health.




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Texas Chewies

Courtesy of Debbie Shahan




Ingredients
1 Cup / Butter
1 lb / Brown Sugar
2 Eggs
2 Cups Flour, plus extra
1/4 tsp. Salt
2 tsp. baking power
1 tbsp. vanilla
1 cup Alamo Pecans chopped

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The Case for Ordering Corporate Gifts Before Thanksgiving

Be Thankful * Be Forward Thinking * Jump Start the Gratitude


So you have pretty amazing customers and you want to express your appreciation? Corporate gifts are a simple way to express your gratitude - but why wait to order when the holiday season brings an overflow of gifts? So why send a gift so soon before Christimas? Say Thanksgiving, maybe even a little before?




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Alamo Pecan Behind the Scenes: All Elves on Deck

“A world in which elves exist and magic works offers greater opportunities to digress and explore.” Terry Brooks


Once upon a time in San Saba, Texas, a small pecan company branded as Alamo Pecan launched a gifting service from a kitchen table. The future was unsure, but our minds were looking toward greater things - the promise of more to come.




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Alamo Scoop: What’s in our Scoop?

The Alamo scoop is rich with pride and history.


The idea for Alamo Pecan came from the roots that raised us: pecans and our small-town hospitality. The pecan market was competitive, but we wanted to bring a new model - with a focus on corporate gifting - to the market. Knowing we wanted to build upon our offerings, branch out from just pecans (glorious as they are), we kickstarted our first Holiday season with a heavy reliance on mail-order gifting.




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HONEY PECAN PORK CHOPS




2 pork loin chops, boneless, about 3/4 to 1-inch thick 4 Tbs. corn starch salt, for sprinkling pepper, for sprinkling 1 Tbs. butter 1/4 c. honey 1/4 c. Alamo pecans, roughly chopped Continue to double this recipe to accommodate your serving number.


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