The Leading Resource for Entertaining Tips and Handcrafted Food Gift Ideas
With a history of selling fine Wisconsin cheeses, hams and sausages since 1926 and the largest hand-decorating bakery in the country, The Swiss Colony is America's premier resource for gourmet food gifts...from traditional fruitcakes to delicate petits fours and gift boxes and baskets brimming with sweet and savory treats.
We have established this learning center to present more in-depth knowledge of our products than is available in our catalog—the very first and longest-running specialty food catalog in the United States. In addition to providing food history and entertaining tips, of course, we hope it inspires you to think of The Swiss Colony when you need gift ideas for the holidays or any occasion.
Thanks to creative flavor designers, birthday cake flavors are not just for cupcakes, or even cake…or even your birthday. So what is birthday cake flavor? ...read more
Looking for unique gift ideas for mom? Mother’s Day food gifts are always great, but the best gifts are the ones that could only have come from you.
If you’re looking for dessert ideas for parties, bite-sized petits fours in a variety of colors and flavors are perfect for any time of year. ...read more
Great for eating—Great for gifting…These Petits Fours are so delicious, it is hard to eat just one. …read more
What is summer sausage? There are many out there, but there’s only one Swiss Colony BEEF LOG…star of meat and cheese gift baskets for more than 45 years. …read more
Looking for healthy summer snack ideas? We’ll help you lighten up for the time of year when you wear less and are more active. …read more