About Harry and David
In 1934, Harry and David made their famous shopping trips to San Francisco and New York, visiting captains of the industry and presenting their pears as the perfect business gift. This was not long before orders began to arrive. This was the beginning of Harry and David, when the company became the first American gift choice for fruit and food. Today, we are proud to be one of the first companies in the country to deliver cataloged products and we have earned our reputation for unmatched quality and customer service. Since 1934, Harry and David have become America’s best choice for gourmet gifts. .In 1910, Samuel traded his expensive Sorrento Hotel for 240 acres of pears in the Rogue Valley in southern Oregon. Soon, the so-called Bear Stream Gardens were captured by their two children, Harry and David Rosenberg. Educated in agriculture at Cornell University, the brothers went to work. From the beginning, they decided to specialize in Comice pears, with high expectations of their success in the export market to large hotels and restaurants in Europe. The Vagabond Valley exceeded his expectations, showing that it was even better for Comice Pear than his homeland in France. Harry and David called their luxurious pears “Royal Riviera”, distinguishing them from varieties grown elsewhere and during the turbulent 1920s, the reputation of Royal Riviera® spread as their business grew. After the Great Depression, the brothers’ rich market began to decline. Although there was no doubt that Royal Riviera® pears were of unsurpassed quality, the search for new customers was his concern. Always inventing, the brothers developed the idea of selling their pears by mail.
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Some perishable gifts are subject to a surcharge to ensure a perfect arrival. This can include specially isolated shippers and ice gel packs for sweets or cheesecakes to make them fresh and tasty, and urgent delivery of cut flowers to make them Gift Cards – When you buy gift cards, there is no standard shipping charge. To speed up gift card delivery, add $ 7.99 for a 2-day express or $ 10.99 per night.