It’s that time of year! The holiday season is upon us and retailers should rejoice. This is a great time to feature products in your ecommerce store that your customers will need for cooking and baking. It’s also a good time to offer fun gift ideas. Dropshipping Christmas products doesn’t mean you have to find special holiday items for your online store. Chances are you’re already selling products that are excellent for Christmas.
For those not in the know, dropshipping is an online retail method in which a supplier takes care of both order fulfillment and inventory. This means that the online retailer never sees or has to store inventory. Once a customer makes a purchase, the supplier handles the rest. This includes shipping and any other customer-related concerns.
Here’s a quick list of top Christmas products you need to sell.
- Baking Goods And Seasonings
- Essential Oils
- Gourmet Foods
1. Baking Goods And Seasonings
There’s a lot of cooking going on across America during the holiday season. This is especially so for Christmas. From cookies and candies to full-course dinners, cakes, and pies. Featuring cooking ingredients on your online store can be a lifesaver for many customers who may not have time to swing by the grocery store. Items like seasonings are also great sellers since many times a customer may have to go to more than one store. However, instead, they can make their purchases on your website. Here’s a list of baking goods and seasonings for your business. All of these products can be found on the GreenDropShip website.
From organic buckwheat flour to alternative flour such as gluten-free multi-purpose flour, these varieties are used for lots of baking. Households with specific dietary needs which include vegans will greatly appreciate the variety of flour products you offer for Christmas baking and other cooking needs. Check out the following:
- Tapioca Flour
- Grain Flour
- Rice Flour
- Cassava Flour
- Almond Flour
- Oat Flour
- Soy Flour
- Corn Flour
Sugar And Sweeteners
During this time of year, an abundance of homemade dessert items will grace many holiday dinner tables. This means sugar and natural sweeteners will be in high demand as home cooks start to whip up their favorite after-dinner goodies for their families and friend. When it comes to dropshipping Christmas products, these kinds of items should be at the forefront of items to sell.
Products like Lakanto All Natural Sugar Substitute that’s sweetened with monkfruit is an excellent alternative sweetener for vegan cooks and those who seek to replace processed sugar in their cooking. Likewise, Nutiva Coconut Sugar with its sweet caramel taste is perfect for dessert dishes.
Your customers will also love Bob’s Red Mill Sparkling Sugar that’s made from wholesome cane sugar. It’s perfect for decorating Christmas cookies, muffins and cakes.
From semi-sweet chips to pie crusts, you can dropship a good range of Christmas products for your customers. Lilys Sweets Semi-Sweet Style Baking Chips will make any holiday cookie a winner. Your organic food lovers will also love that these delicious chips are sugar-free, gluten-free and fair trade certified. The same can be said about Dagoba Organic Chocolate Cacao Powder. Chocolate lovers will jump for joy as this product can be used for all kinds of baking including cakes, cookies, frostings and even hot cocoa. Certified non-GMO, USDA organic and gluten-free, this cacao powder will be a hit with your organic customer base.
Also, seasonings for cooking will be in high demand until the end of the year. Seasonings, flavorings, and spices like cinnamon and vanilla will experience a huge spike in sales as home cooks stock up for holiday meals and dessert creations. Badia Cinnamon Powder will work perfectly for your customers who enjoy homemade danish desserts like cinnamon rolls and hot Christmas beverages. Simply Organic Vanilla Flavoring would also be a hot item for baking customers who love quality organic flavorings added to their baking recipes.
Other seasonings will also be popularity for specific holiday dishes and recipes. Check out the following list of holiday spices and seasonings to offer on your website:
- Black Pepper
No Christmas dinner would be the same without pie. You’ll simplify the life of many of your customers by featuring ready-made pie crusts for immediate purchase. Immaculate Baking Pie Crusts are just the thing for last-minute cooks who have very little time for in-store shopping. This crust is perfect for desserts, turnovers and of course, pies. Made with wholesome organic ingredients, the crust can be kept at room temperature for immediate use at any time.
Or, you can offer Mi-del Graham Style Pie Crust which is made with a wonderful combination of rice flour, sugar, natural graham, and honey flavor and vanilla.
2. Essential Oils
Not only are essential oils outstanding mood enhancers for the holidays, but they also make excellent gifts! Your customers can add an extra dimension of seasonal cheer to their homes with oil scents like peppermint, eucalyptus, rosemary, pine, clove, and sandalwood. Likewise, box sets of essential oils make excellent stocking stuffers for aromatherapy fans.
The convenience of dropshipping makes order fulfillment a breeze since products are shipped out immediately to customers. This makes the holiday rush less hectic for them and allows more time to do the things that require immediate attention.
3. Gourmet Foods
Gourmet foods are a top seller during the holidays for the simple reason that people like to eat special foods for special occasions. Christmas parties, family gatherings, and Christmas dinner are most likely to feature delicious gourmet items. This is a great time to showcase Christmas products such as various gourmet food offerings on your website. Items like delicious Sonoma Gourmet White Cheddar Pasta Kale Pesto Sauce would be an exciting find for consumers searching for new pasta zest for the holidays. Caravel Gourmet Smoked Bacon Chipotle Sea Salt would serve as a rare ingredient for meats, sauces and vegetable dishes being prepared for holiday festivities.
Dropshipping Christmas products is easy when you know what to sell. Also, keep in mind that for holiday shopping, e-commerce is king. According to WebsiteSetUp.org, consumers spent over $126 billion online during the holidays. Consumers were shopping from gifts to food items. So take advantage of the boom in online sales now.
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