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What household or grocery items do you wish you had shipped to post?

Bring peanut butter, even the most basic ethnic spices, and baking mixes. Bring beer if you drink it. In your suitcase bring cheese, meats on ice; don't bring bacon because there's always enough floating around the American community! - Sep 19, 2016
Anything western brand named. An ethnic food products (Latin/Asian) are very hard to find.

Things you should ship include:

Latin Foods:
Re-fried Beans
Black beans
Chilies/jalapenos
Seasonings
Enchilada sauce
Salsa
Powdered Mixes and Seasoning

Asian Food:
Coconut milk/cream
Hoisin Sauce
Red/green curry
Oyster sauce
Asian noodles

American Food: Bacon/ ham, or other pork products
Barbecue sauce
Canned soups
Canned chopped/diced/whole tomatoes
Maple syrup
Bisques/pancake mix
Cake & Brownie mixes
Oatmeal
Granola
Side dishes (Betty Crocker potatoes dishes, rice dishes)
Tuna in Water (Tuna in Oil is available)
Domestic Beer varieties (beer is available but choice is limited)
Gluten Free Products
Ginger Ale
Flour (Algerian Flour is of low quality)
Vegetable or Chicken Broth
Anything that would be considered an unusual, rare, or luxury item in the U.S.

Sport Foods:
Protein powers
Gatorade/power aid
Condiments:
Liquid smoke Italian Food:
Bread Crumbs
Tomato Sauce Varieties (sauce available is of low limited quality)
High Quality Olive Oil

You'll also be carrying a lot of stuff back in your suitcase from Europe -- cheese especially. - Jun 9, 2016


Nothing out of the ordinary, just go to Costco before you come and stock up on stuff you like, because other than soft drinks, there few American brands of anything here. Also bring as much alcohol as you like/can, because selection here is limited and more expensive. - Mar 15, 2014
Things to pass the time; liquids since you cannot mail liquids. - Oct 25, 2013
More liquid goods -- cooking sauces and the like. - Dec 18, 2011
Nothing really. - Sep 23, 2008
Furniture, dresses. - May 9, 2008
Baking supplies, kids stuff (diapers). - Mar 4, 2008
Pet supplies, toilet paper, meat-based baby food, diapers, cleaning supplies, wipes, more outdoor toys for kids if you have a yard, Non-perishable pork products as you won't find them here. - Mar 3, 2008
A treadmill. There are not a lot of places to go for a walk around here. - Feb 25, 2008