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From exotic sweets to infused syrups, to tea sets and pasta sauces, these holiday gift packs have a little something for everyone on your list. Here are some of the newest gifts to hit shelves this season.

Ahmad Tea USA English Tea Four Collection. Ahmad Tea has two new London-inspired gifts: English Tea Four and English Tea Six sets. Both come in metal tins with whimsical and iconic London landmarks. Each contains an assortment of Ahmad’s most popular blends. Ahmad Tea is a U.K.-based family business, drawing on four generations of tea blending and tasting. Founded on a passion for the finest tea, the company is dedicated to the unique place that tea drinking commands at the heart of daily life in Britain and beyond.

Enzo’s Table Buon Appetito Gift Box. This box includes a bottle of Medium Enzo Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, a jar of Enzo’s Table Sun Dried Tomato Pesto, a jar of Enzo’s Table Basil Pesto, and Organic Artisan-Made Semolina Pasta in a custom Enzo’s Table gift box. For more than a century, the Ricchiuti Family has diligently worked the land in California’s fertile San Joaquin Valley with a goal to grow, produce, and harvest premium fruit and nuts. With a desire to provide a farm-to-table experience, the family opened a retail store that has evolved over the years from a small roadside stand to Enzo’s Table, a regional favorite known for its local specialty items and farm fresh produce. (Not pictured.)

Hella Cocktail Co. Hella Harvest Highball Cocktail Kit. Hella Cocktail Co. believes that cocktailing is about discovering the world through taste and celebrations, large and small. This kit combines the Hella Founders Collection Apple Blossom Bitters with the gingery bite of Moscow Mule Mix, topped off with Hella Bitters & Soda for a bubbly finish. It’s the perfect dose of holiday flavor. Other Hella kits include If Life Gives You Limes Kit, Ultimate Bloody Mary Kit, and Old Fashioned Kit. (Not pictured.)

Ines Rosales Holiday Gift Box. To celebrate its 110th anniversary, Ines Rosales has released a limited-edition holiday gift box which includes five of its tortas: the Original Olive Oil Torta, the Orange Olive Oil Torta, the Cinnamon Olive Oil Torta, the Sesame and Sea Salt Torta, and the Rosemary and Thyme Olive Oil Torta. This gift box is great for an eye-catching display and perfect for holiday giving and sharing. Ines Rosales, with more than 100 years of history, specializes in making traditional Andalusian baked goods, hand crafting its products with quality ingredients. (Not pictured.)

Meska Sweets Mogador Gift Box. This 10-piece tasting box provides an introduction to Moroccan sweets. The box contains a combination of Meska Sweets’ most popular treats, including Classic Moroccan Macaron with Orange Blossom & Almonds, Matcha Moroccan Macarons with Matcha & Walnuts, Almond Crescents, Coffee Moroccan Macaron, and Almond & Raisin Biscotti. Everything is dairy-free and kosher OU Pareve. Meska Sweets’ Moroccan cookies are hand crafted from scratch, using all-natural ingredients, and following the recipes of the founder’s grandmothers.

Miracle Tree Organic Moringa Tea Gift Box. These gift boxes contain Miracle Tree’s award-winning herbal infusions in a beautifully crafted tea box. Enjoy 48 individually wrapped tea bags in four flavors, for a total of 12 each. With three varieties from which to choose, Miracle Tree’s Moringa Teas Gift Boxes are a gift for any occasion. Miracle Tree is a superfood brand focused on Moringa—an emerging superfood with an exceptional nutritional profile. Miracle Tree works with ethically responsible and independent farmers from all over the world and ensures a positive impact on their social well-being and communities.

Runamok Maple Syrup Gift Boxes. These gift boxes come in two sizes. The first features three full-sized bottles of barrel-aged, infused, or traditional organic maple syrup. The second features four smaller 60-milliliter bottles of barrel-aged, infused, or smoked organic maple syrup. Infusion flavors include Hibiscus, Cinnamon + Vanilla, Elderberry, Cardamom, and Makrut Lime-Leaf. Barrel-aged syrups include a Bourbon and Whiskey flavor, and the smoked flavor is Smoked with Pecan Wood. Runamok Maple is located in Northern Vermont. Its products are all-natural, small-batch and uniquely crafted. (Not pictured.)

Simón Coll Chocolate Christmas Basket. This large Christmas basket comes with different milk chocolate products and a lump of coal for a festive and funny holiday gift. From 1840 to the present, six family generations have contributed in making Simón Coll what it is today, a combination of traditional know-how and the latest manufacturing technologies, both acting together to achieve increasingly more elaborate, diverse, and innovative products.

Stonewall Kitchen Cheese Gift Set. This Cheese Pairing Collection comes with Stonewall Kitchen’s White Fig Spread, Roasted Garlic Onion Jam, Sea Salt Crackers, and Simple White Crackers; perfect for a holiday celebration or to give as a hostess gift. Stonewall Kitchen is a specialty food maker that focuses on products made with quality and local ingredients.

Teapigs Advent Calendar. The most highly requested item in Teapigs history, its Advent Calendar is back for Christmas 2020. The calendar of 24 teas includes a combination of new and old favorites, along with a new design and a super special festive treat to be enjoyed on Christmas Eve. Teapigs offers a selection of sustainably-sourced teas made with whole ingredients packed into biodegradable mesh bags for a loose tea experience without the fuss.

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Arielle Feger is content associate for Specialty Food.

Photos: Mark Ferri; Food Styling: Leslie Orlandini; Props Styling: Francine Matalon–Degni