With one of the most celebrated festival in the country, Diwali being just around the corner. Everyone is busy making their festival plans, scheduling holidays and collating a list of people who have to be gifted this year. With every passing year we’re running out of different gift options, so to make your work easier we’ve compiled a list of few unique gifting items which are deeply connected to Nashik and will win your guests.
1.Box of Raisins: Raisins can be a good alternatives to those over fried, oily snacks and artificially made sweets. Sub product of superior grapes of Nashik, These little dried grapes are very good for your health.
Where to find: Dry fruits stores, Farmers marker, Old Nashik.
2.Assorted Local Chiwda/ Snacks: Nashik has an array of local brands who supplies various kinds of snacks made from rice puffs, pea nuts and spices. These assorted packs of namkeens will be a winner for tea time snacks and those late diwali fun nights.
Where to find: Popular retail shops.
3. Copper Vessels: Copper vessels used to be an important part of our tradition, Copper is great conductor of heat and it purifies water. So copper vessels used to carry a great importance in our various rituals and use widely in households.
Where to find: Bhandi Bazar, Saraf Bazar.
4. Clay Pots: Made purely from nature, This pots can be use for cooking, serving food and for lighting . They are very economical and helps sustain the Eco-friendliness around us. These clay pots are livelihood of many families so buying these also helps the local economy.
Where to find: Kumbhawada, Old Nashik.
5. Wine: Slightly off beat for festival gifting, but this new identity of Nashik can be a very decent gift option during Diwali dinners and family get together. Perfect to send across borders to your loved ones.