Christmas Gift Unboxing

The holidays are here! This year, Fusion Now gave gifts to friends and partners worldwide. Here, we’ll share some bonus facts about the “Made in KC” gifts plus some gift unboxing with Lane and Crystal! We carefully curated each item to represent our roots in Kansas City. There is something for everyone in each of these boxes, from savory to sweet. Comment on this post to let us know which was your favorite treat.

Below, you will find the story behind your gifts from Fusion Now!

Here, Lane and Crystal share our gift box items,

Gift unboxing order

  1. The barbecue sauce
    • Each box was packed and shipped with a jar from one of the following Kansas City-based locations:
      • Jack Stack – Lane’s personal favorite, founded in 1957
      • Cow Town – Voted #1 BBQ sauce at the 2001 American Royal BBQ Contest
      • Meat Mitch – Worldwide award-winner
      • Zarda – Started in 1976 with bbq drive-ins
      • Joe’s KC – Listed as one of Anthony Bourdain’s “13 places to eat before you die”
      • Arthur Bryants – King of ribs, started in 1908
      • Slaps – Up-and-coming, started in 2014
  2. Andres
    • This local-to-us operation dates back 65 years and three generations ago. These treats have been featured in Forbes, Wall Street Journal, and Food Network! In each box, we included either:
      • KC Whiskey Caramel Chocolate Drops
      • Chocolate Covered Almonds
  3. Velvet Creme Popcorn
    • Beginning a business in the middle of the Great Depression, this company was proud of its product. In each box, you will find one of the following flavors:
      • Cinnamon
      • Caramel Corn
      • Cheese
      • Butter
  4. KC and Fusion Now Logo Koozie
    • Fusion Now itself is proud to be “Made in KC.” We are in the heart of America, with 2.1 million people and at least 100 barbecue restaurants! This Koozie represents our tight ties with the city we were founded in.

From each of us at Fusion Now: Happy Holidays! Find out more about us here.

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