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Apr 16, 2013 02:14 PM

Best Candy to Send?

Hi, so I'm doing a candy exchange with a person from the UK as well as a person from Norway. I'm from the US. What brands/kinds of candies do you think these people would enjoy/wouldn't be able to get in their respective countries? Thanks!

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  1. It depends on where the person in the UK lives.
    I'm in London and can get quite a lot of US sweets (candy).
    I know it's not candy but I've always been intrigued as to what bear claws are as they are mentioned quite often in US tv shows.

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    1. re: Paprikaboy

      They're a pastry and they're fabulous! I don't think they would hold up well to shopping oversees, however.

      The one TV reference I can think of off the top of my head is when House demands Taub being everyone bear claws. At the end of the episode, he does.

      1. re: Paprikaboy

        Well, I'm sending the package to Portsmouth, if that means anything?

      2. Cracker Jack
        how about movie theater candy in the "big box" so much of what we associate with USA candy is made in Mexico now.
        I know when my son had an exchange with two Russian students they wanted to experience Pop Tarts.

        1. You're going to get the better deal, any way you slice it.

            1. Hmmm... Some thoughts:

              A Scharfenberger or Ghiradelli chocolate bar
              Vermont Maple Sugar candy
              Reeses Peanut Butter Cups
              Pop Rocks
              Salt Water taffy

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              1. re: Booklegger451

                +1 on the Vermont maple sugar candy! Or maple cream!