Marketing strategies have been carefully concocted . Approaching the holiday season, those operating in the field of restoration put the dishes in the large. Some offer packages tailored, others rely on local products.
The Maritim Catering Service offer, for the second consecutive year, the traditional Christmas turkey, take out, prepared by the chef and the brigade of Château Mon Désir. The classic gourmet package (for 4-5 people) costs Rs 3,450. " This includes a turkey at least 4 pounds, stuffed and baked. It is accompanied by cranberry sauce, red cabbage and fried potatoes or breaded, " explains Moira Meo, Communication & PR Manager of the Hotel Maritim . For a turkey stuffed with foie gras, it will take Rs 500 more.
Paul Raya, of Zoe Farm Limited , which focuses on local products, hope, for his part, nibble market share. Moreover, " our sales climbed 30% during the peak period, " he says. It offers since the beginning of the month, as well as in its supermarket located in Baie-du-Tombeau sausage, ham Rs 190 pound or merguez sausages, barbecue and chipolatas at Rs 120 a pound. The chasive and chops marinated cost Rs 290 and Rs 140 per pound respectively.
Who says Christmas also says chocolate. " We have many innovated at our presentations and packages this year. We focus more on custom options whether for individual customers orcorporate " supports artisan chocolatier Ann Van. Black or white, there is something for everyone.
" We import normally, or approximately every four months, some 18 tons of chocolate and during holiday season, as usual, sales will more than double, " argues Ann Van Den Bergh , director of the sign. Prices sontils bitter? A box containing five grams of chocolate costs Rs 34.50 then need to pay Rs 870 for a box of 45 pieces.