The Summer season is now underway, which causes added problems to shipping perishable food items. When these food items are shipped, there is a possibility they can melt or spoil before arriving at the door.

In order to circumvent these problems, Seattle Gourmet Foods packages its perishable items in heat-protective packaging, which can last up to 48-hours. To ship these items safely, any order placed after 11 a.m. Pacific Time Wednesday through Sunday will not be processed until the following Monday.

After placing an order, customers will receive a confirmation email with the shipping method and tracking number. We strongly suggest using this information to estimate the delivery date and to be ready to pick it up as soon as it is delivered.

With these precautions in place, we can feel confident that our perishable items can be sent and shared during any summer holiday, graduation, or birthday. For any further questions regarding our Warm Weather Shipping Policy, please visit our Contact Page.