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Cheese bars and beef logs gift assortments including tortes and cheese logs with slices on a plate. Food Gift Basket Ideas for Everyone

Gourmet gift baskets are a great holiday tradition and make a great gift for almost everyone on your Christmas list. And, they don’t even have…

Cookie Exchange Ideas

Are you looking to host a cookie exchange party? Are you wondering what to take? Get some cookie exchange ideas and invite friends to join…

Holiday food gift box of snack size cheese, sausage, desserts, nuts, mustards and candies with a small plate of samples. The Best Corporate Food Gifts

With more at stake than the rest of your gift-giving, corporate gifting is something you want to do right. Let us help you find the…

Cheese bars and beef logs with slices of cheese and sausage on a marble slicer, with crackers and appetizers. Back-to-School Lunch and Snack Ideas

Back-to-school lunches and high-protein snacks for kids are a snap when you keep meat and cheese on hand, along with fresh veggies and fruits. Here is…

Confetti birthday cheesecake filled with confetti and displayed on a white cake stand. What Is Birthday Cake Flavor?

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?…

Three Rolled Cake Logs, in White Chocolate, Lemon and Original Chocolate, each decorated with a Christmas design. Yule Log History: Swiss Rolls, Jelly Rolls & Other Rolled Cakes

Cakes come in many shapes, sizes and flavors. Yule log cakes are some of the most popular rolled cakes decorated for Christmas. But, how do they compare to…

Hand decorated, layered chocolate petits fours with chocolate curls on top. The Perfect Dessert Idea for Parties: Petits Fours

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.…

Christmas Gift Guide, Stocking Stuffers, Under $20.00, Customer Favorites, Holiday Entertaining. Christmas Food Gift Guide

Food Gifts for Christmas Shop our Christmas Gift Guide and discover “buy now, pay later” Christmas gift ideas that are easy on your holiday budget!…

Holiday Traditions and Stories

The Swiss Colony has been delivering holiday traditions since 1926, and we’ve been part of those traditions for thousands and thousands of families. Here are…

Happy Halloween petits fours decorated with chocolate and orange icing, white ghost faces and orange stripes. Halloween Party Dessert Ideas

Halloween party themes can be silly or spooky—and delicious—with unique tablescapes and a clever selection of seasonal desserts for the kid in all of us.…

Healthy Snack Gift Baskets Ideas

Gluten-free (or sugar-free) desserts are only the beginning for health-conscious gifting. With nuts, dried fruits, and other foods, a  healthy snack food gift box  is…

World vintage cheddar cheese, big red cheddar cheese and big baby swiss cheese, served with crackers. The Original Wisconsin Cheese Gifts Company

Wisconsin makes more cheese—and more different types of cheese—than any other state. No wonder The Swiss Colony is America’s original source for gourmet cheese gift…

Jumbo mixed nuts in a red tin. What Are the Healthiest Nuts for Snacking?

There are many types of nuts…but what are the healthiest types of nuts to eat? Learn the facts about healthy nut snacks. On December 22,…

Honey glazed spiral ham and red cranberries displayed on a chopping block. Thanksgiving Ham Dinner: How to Serve

Looking for new Thanksgiving dinner ideas? Want to know what to serve with ham? We’ll take you beyond the traditional turkey meal with a much…

Red, orange, yellow, green and purple fruity jelly belly jelly beans in a lavender and white striped tin. History of Jelly Beans: What Are They, and What Are They Made of?

What are jelly beans made of? When were jelly beans invented? Learn the history of jelly beans, including Jelly Belly® — by far the world’s…

Sliced glazed Easter ham on a white platter, ceramic bunnies, and a side plate of asparagus and sliced  ham. Best Types of Ham: Which Do I Buy for the Holiday?

What is the best ham to buy for Easter or Christmas, or any season? Do you want a smoked ham? A honey ham? We’ll show…

Variety of petits fours displayed on a white cake stand, cut to show the different layers. History of Petits Fours: Luscious Little Layer Cakes

The history of petits fours (often Americanized to pettifor) goes back hundreds of years. But, what are petits fours? Learn the origin of petits fours…

Three females at Cheese Days 2016 walking with a Swiss Colony Cheese Days parade banner. Cheese Days in Monroe, Wisconsin

The Swiss Colony has been selling cheese since 1926, but there’s even an older tradition in its hometown. It’s Green County Cheese Days in Monroe,…

Two glasses of iced coffee with straws on a wooden table. How to Make Iced Coffee and Cold-Brew Coffee

Cold-brew coffee is the newest coffee trend…and iced coffee is pretty awesome, too. There’s a difference between the two, and they’re both easy to make.…

Blueberry crunch bite size granola and blueberries pieces served on a purple plate. Healthy Summer Snacks: Ideas for Active Lifestyles

Looking for healthy summer snack ideas? We’ll help you lighten up for the time of year when you wear less and your lifestyle is more…

Assortment of yellow, red, green, blue and orange emoji jelly beans in a jelly belly box. Gifts for Candy Lovers: National Candy Month

Celebrate National Candy Month with a gift of gourmet candy for someone special. However, no matter the time of year, gifts for candy lovers are…