Buddhist have a long tradition of offering food and flowers to the Buddha at temples and monasteries. Getting these services, however, do not have to bring any difficulties or worries to themselves or others.
Today, more of companies organized every year merit making ceremony intended to other functions or they hire the merit making food company ( it is also known as “บุญทำ บริษัท อาหาร“ in the Thai language) for making the special food for monks.
To get the great merit of alms-giving, we must first prepare the things for a charity that we should get out of the means of livelihood, so alms are morally clean and pure.
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There are many kinds of objects suitable for alms described in the Buddhist Canon: Sutta Pitaka, Discourses of the Buddha; Vinaya-Pitaka, the Book of Discipline; and Abhidhamma-Pitaka, the intricacies of the higher of the Dhamma.
Alms at the Buddha Sutta or discourse divided into ten types. They are funds for food, clothing, vehicles and transportation, flowers, incensories, and aromatic things, mats and paving materials, medicine, and light. All ten things that we can offer to those who are suffering as a charity, in general, to help them from suffering and have a lot of happiness possible.
The results of doing this you can make one get excellent merit because it is the mind and the intention to do good that will make people feel happy. That means that before doing good, we must have the will and purpose and be pleased with the achievements we will do.