Local fruit baskets make excellent corporate and personal gifts. Some people even like to send themselves a fruit basket. The traditional local fruit baskets of unpeeled fruits in a decorative basket have a competitor now in local fruit baskets selections. The edible fruit baskets are confectionery delights. A keepsake container is filled with peeled and sugared or chocolate dipped fruits and sent out with your complements to all of the friends on your list, all of the customers or to just yourself. They are irresistible. Most specialty gourmet food stores are sources for local fruit baskets as are online stores that sell flower and fruit baskets. Another source for local fruit baskets is your local flower shop that can be located from the telephone directory. These local shops besides having various local fruit baskets at the price of your choice also deliver flower baskets. Flower baskets are more commonly sent to funeral parlors from a local florist with a tag that will let the bereaved know who sent them. Your local florist is also your source for local fruit baskets and some people send a fruit basket to the home of the deceased as a symbol of sympathy and condolence. Fruit basket delivery is always a part of the cost that you pay for the fruit basket unless you are told that they are adding delivery fees which isn't usually the case. Even if you order a fruit or a flower or a gift basket from out of town, you are directed to a local florist and again, delivery of your sympathy baskets which are your gift baskets is included in the final sum that you are charged usually on your credit card. For local fruit baskets whether the traditional fruit gift baskets or the edible fruit baskets, you have your choice of vendors. If you like to select from displays of sympathy baskets, you can visit your local florist and make your selection in person. Most people like the convenience of shopping for gift baskets online where they can make a selection, pay and have confirmation of delivery. Others like the idea of fresh fruit and shop at local specialty stores where they can choose the type of fruit and chocolate or other candies to send out as gift baskets.