Specialty gift baskets featuring artisanal food & craft from west coast island communities of British Columbia. Handmade in Canada. Est. 2012

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Specialty Gift Baskets

Thorne Crate Company was established in 2012 on Gabriola Island, BC out of a passion for Canadian made food, art & craft. Our specialty gift baskets & boxes are a beautifully curated collection of locally sourced, artisanal products from west coast island communities. Hand picked & hand packed, Thorne Crate Company is a great choice for those who share the same values in supporting grass root endeavours & sustainable efforts. Offering seasonal, custom, corporate & special occasion gift packages, we can help you simplify your giving needs.  Shipping nation-wide from coast to coast, we deliver goodies from our region to your loved ones or clients afar.  All of our packages include a handwritten gift card with your personal message & we also offer free door-to-door delivery right here on Gabriola Island.  

Allana Thorne is a curator of the most thoughtful gift packages. She has fabulous taste and makes everything look beautiful! The lucky recipients have been delighted.  

Shelagh Rogers


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Allana Thorne

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Allana Thorne turned her love of making beautiful gift baskets for family & friends into a start-up business in 2012. Filled with her favourite things like homemade, mouth-watering candy, freshly roasted coffee beans, all natural soaps & candles, Allana sources only small batch items from her local region. The thoughtful products & packaging make Thorne Crate Company gifts truly one-of-a-kind.  Making friends wherever she goes, Allana has built many trusted relationships, providing personalized customer service and attention to detail. She draws inspiration from the creative people who surround her living on the "Isle of The Arts" & enjoys the rural, country life with her family, friends & animals.

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