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Edible® to Offer a Selection of Mario-inspired Treats, Along With a Series of Nintendo Switch Giveaways!

REDMOND, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nintendo and Edible® have teamed up to put you in the driver’s seat for your next gift-giving occasion. If you’re looking to give the Super Stars in your life something thoughtful for an upcoming special moment, big or small, then this collaboration has an array of options for you.



“By partnering with Edible, we hope you’ll be able to add some Nintendo-themed festivities to your day,” said Nick Chavez, Nintendo of America’s Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing. “With summer kicking into high gear, it’s a great opportunity to give that next milestone in life an extra boost, whether it’s in honor of winning a big race, or simply sharing a smile with someone you love.”

“We are excited to partner with Nintendo,” said Somia Farid Silber, Vice President of eCommerce at Edible®. “As we continue to leverage our niche in the digital-forward gifting space, we are thrilled to announce this activation featuring exclusive new products to help you celebrate those special occasions.”

Edible® offers a wide selection of delicious fresh fruit arrangements, baked goods from its Edible Bakeshop brand and other treats. With the new Nintendo and Edible partnership, you’ll be able to gift friends and loved ones Mario Kart 8 Deluxe inspired surprises beginning July 12 in the U.S. and Canada. From game night to date night, to birthdays and back-to-school bashes, get ready to deliver some turbo-charged smiles. Let the people in your life know you’re thinking of them with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe themed treats and Super Mario themed balloons!

For a mid-summer Nintendo Switch party spectacle, why not splurge on the new Rainbow Road Arrangement? Like its acclaimed Mario Kart course namesake, this arrangement features a dazzling array of colors, comprised of fresh pineapple coins and stars, swizzle rainbow berries, grapes and melon.

If you’d like to make someone’s birthday feel extra festive, the Cookie & Fruit Power-Up Birthday Bundle features dipped fresh fruit, pineapple stars, cookie sandwiches and a Super Mario Themed Birthday Balloon. Or, when you need to make a grand gesture, nothing says, “I care,” quite like the vibrant Flower Cup FruitFlowers® bundle. If you’d like to see the full suite of sweet-natured Nintendo-themed gifts, glide on over to Edible’s website. Plus, Edible offers the convenience of same-day and free next-day delivery.

To kick off the summer excitement, Edible is also holding a series of sweepstakes*, which offers you the chance to win a Nintendo prize pack containing a Nintendo Switch system and a digital download code for the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe game! To learn more about The EDIBLE x NINTENDO SWITCH SWEEPSTAKES, please visit www.edible.com/surprisesavings for more details.

With Nintendo and Edible, we hope all your special occasions will be as delightful as they are delectable. Ready, set, eat!

Remember that Nintendo Switch features parental controls that let adults manage the content their children can access. For more information about other features, visit https://www.nintendo.com/switch/.

* Terms and conditions apply. Visit https://www.ediblearrangements.com/terms-and-conditions/ for more details. Nintendo is not a sponsor, co-sponsor or administrator of this sweepstakes. Nintendo trademarks and copyrights are properties of Nintendo.

About Nintendo: Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Pokémon, Animal Crossing, Pikmin and Splatoon, through its integrated hardware and software products. Nintendo aims to deliver unique, intuitive entertainment experiences for everyone, manufacturing and marketing video game devices such as the Nintendo Switch family of systems, developing and operating applications for smart devices, and collaborating with partners on a range of other entertainment initiatives like visual content and theme parks. Nintendo has sold more than 5 billion video games and over 790 million hardware units globally. From the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System more than 30 years ago, through today and into the future, Nintendo’s continuing mission is to create unique entertainment that puts smiles on the faces of people all over the world. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo’s operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company’s website at https://www.nintendo.com/.

About Edible Brands®:

Edible Brands is the parent company of Edible, the world’s largest franchisor of stores offering all-natural fruit snacks, dipped treats and fresh fruit arrangements with more than 900 locations worldwide. Since its founding in 1999, the company has been recognized as an industry leader, ranking first in its category in Entrepreneur magazine’s annual "Franchise 500," Entrepreneur’s Top 40 of "Fastest Growing Franchises" and "America’s Top Global Franchises" as well as being included among the "Inc. 5000" list of the fastest growing privately-held companies. Edible fresh fruit arrangements, chocolate Dipped Fruit, fresh fruit smoothies, handcrafted cheesecakes and other treats can be ordered through any local Edible store or online at edible.com. Edible has franchise opportunities available in a number of key markets in the United States and Canada. For more information about owning an Edible please visit ediblefranchise.com.

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