Wining & Dining
Edible Arrangements
5/30/2018 10:32:16 PM
Edible Arrangements

When flowers can’t quite communicate what you’re trying to say, an edible arrangement might do the trick. Edible arrangements are a delicious reinvention of the traditional flower bouquet. Lake Street is now home to an Edible Arrangements franchise managed and owned by the Piper family, and they offer a multitude of tasty treats to tickle even the pickiest palette. 

Ronald Piper explains that he got the idea to bring an Edible Arrangement franchise to town one day when he was traveling. "I was watching a commercial for Edible Arrangements, and I noticed at the bottom of the screen it said ‘franchises available.’ The next day I woke up with it still on my mind.” He did some research, emailed the company, and decided it was time to present the idea to the Piper family. They prayed about it, and a year and a half later are thanking God for His faithfulness in helping them open their very own Edible Arrangements shop. 

The Piper family’s main goal in this endeavor is to spread love to every family and business in Lake Charles by way of fruit. However, if you’re thinking that sending a fruit arrangement to someone special is the only option you have when shopping at Edible Arrangements, you’ll be surprised to discover that they offer so much more. Not only do they create beautiful arrangements, they also offer delicious smoothies -- perfect to cool you off this time of year – and a multitude of chocolate covered fruit and fresh fruit salads.

Edible Arrangements has special treats to fit any budget. Everyday treats that you can drop in and pick up any time range from $5 to $39. Their impressive arrangements can range anywhere from $25 to nearly $2,000!  If you’re unsure of what to try, Ronald Piper says you can’t go wrong with their best sellers: the Delicious Daisy arrangement and chocolate covered bananas.

Customers need not worry about the freshness of their products. Every piece of pineapple, cantaloupe, honeydew, and dipped chocolate strawberry are all handmade to perfection daily.

The Piper family has always dreamed of opening a family business in their hometown. When you walk in, you may see store manager Rolin Piper laughing and smiling with customers, or catch their Delivery Ambassador and co-manager Ryant Piper getting ready to deliver something special around town. You may also see matriarch Sheryl Piper assisting in the production area or jumping in to help with day-to-day responsibilities, along with patriarch Donald Piper welcoming you into their store and making you feel like one of the family.

Whether you’re looking to send the perfect arrangement to someone special, or you just want to pop in and satisfy your sweet tooth, a trip to Lake Charles’ Edible Arrangements will not disappoint.


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