Ordering Information & Policy

Download the 10 Most Important Order Details Checklist to help ensure the highest possible quality when submitting your purchase order.

Gourmet Expressions policies are noted in orange below. 
Click here for a summary of helpful tips & order information when ordering Gourmet Expressions.

Blank Products:
    • Undecorated products are available for purchase at the prices and minimums listed on the website.
    • When ordered by 4:00 PM Eastern time, we will attempt to ship same day. However, some items may take 24-48 hours to ship. 
    • Due to high demand, PPE and PPE related items may take up to 48 hours to ship after the purchase order is received. 

Gourmet Expressions Blank Products:
    • Undecorated Gourmet Expressions items are sold at EQP, at the decorated minimum order quantity.
    • There is a $4.00 (V) [US] / $5.00 (G) [CDN] packaging/handling charge per carton. 
    • Gourmet Expressions undecorated items ship within 5 business days.

    • Gemline items can be inserted into another Gemline item free of charge upon request. 
    • Upon request Gemline will insert your items at a charge of $0.60 (V) [USD] / $0.75 (G) [CAD] per item. 

Less Than Minimums:
    • Published minimum quantity applies for decorated items.
    • Absolute minimum is 1/2 the published minimum item quantity. For less than published minimum, a charge of $75.00 (V) [USD] / $82.50 (G) [CAD] will apply.
    • 1/2 catalog quantity minimums not available on Gourmet Expressions items or reusable face masks.

Order Lead Times - Decorated Product

Product Samples
    • When ordered by 4:30 PM EST and shipped via UPS or 4:00 PM EST and shipped via FedEx, we will attempt to ship same day. However, some samples may take 24-48 hours to ship.
    • Free UPS Ground shipping is available for continental U.S. shipments when ordered online.
    • Limit of 3 samples per any one style.
    • Samples are sold at the Blank net cost, plus shipping.
    • Blank samples are non-returnable.
    • All freight charges for samples, including duties and taxes for international orders, are the sole responsibility of the customer.

Gourmet Expressions Samples:
    • Gourmet Expressions samples are sold at EQP + a $4.00 (V) [USD] / $5.00 (G) [CDN] packaging/handling charge per carton.
    • Samples are not available to be ordered online for Gourmet Expressions.
    • Gourmet Expressions samples can take up to 4-5 days to ship during peak production times (November to January).
    • Returns are not accepted on Gourmet Expressions samples. 

Spec Samples
    • For any Gemline item, spec samples are available for EQP less 50%.
    • For any Retail Brand item, spec samples are available for EQP less 25%.
    • Full set-up and run charges apply.
    • Limit 3 per style.
    • Personalization is not eligible
    • Decoration on gift box only is not eligible. 

Gourmet Expressions Spec Samples:
    • Available at EQP less 25%, full set up and run charges apply.


    • For any Gemline item, self-promotions are available for EQP less 50%.
    • For any Retail Brand item, self-promotions are available for EQP less 25%.
    • Full set-up and run charges apply. 
    • Self-promo samples must include the Distributor logo and be decorated by Gemline.
    • Limit 500 max. The absolute minimum for any self-promo is 1/2 of the advertised minimum order quantity. If less than the minimum order quantity is purchased, an LTM charge would apply.
    • Select items are not available as self-promos.
    • Sale and Clearance items are not eligible.

Gourmet Expressions Self-Promotions:
    • Gourmet Expressions self-promos are available from January 1st – October 31st only, at minimum order quantity.
    • Self-promotion pricing is EQP less 25%, full set-up and run charges apply.

Loading, please wait…