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Jun 7, 2011 10:50 AM

Food foreigners take back home when they visit America.

I have a German friend who buys jars and jars of Cheese whiz and Hershey's chocolate bars whenever she visits America...don't ask me why. lol

My family from Korea buys lots of beef jerky. They also bought dried fruits like blueberries...and brought bagels saying good bagels are hard to find.

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  1. Whenever I visit Venezuela and Colombia, my friends there ask me to bring them Hershey's Chocolate Syrup. They can get it there, but it is expensive and they say ours is better.

    1. For years my family members would buy peanut butter and cinnamon gum (cinnamon gum is still hard to find, peanut butter, while not ubiquitous, is becoming easier to get).

      1. Whenever I go to the States, or have a family member go, I buy Kellogg's "Cracklin' Oat Bran" cereal. We love it, but it hasn't been available in Canada for years.

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        1. re: CanadaGirl

          I didn't realize! I keep sneaking Boca and Quorn burgers in my luggage.

          1. re: CanadaGirl

            really? I thought that was terrible. I miss french toast crunch

            1. re: CanadaGirl

              I came back from Buffalo on Saturday with two boxes of Cracklin Oat Bran!! I get two every time we go over, that stuff is crazy good. Came here to post when I saw this thread.

              We also got Whoopie Pies from Tops - wow, Americans rule at snack cakes.

            2. Reese's cups and Buffalo wing sauce.

              1. My ladyfriend in Mexico always wanted packets of instant hollandaise, and cans of French's onion rings for green bean casserole Yeah, I know, but she was otherwise a pretty good cook. She was American and got those yearnings sometimes.