If you, like me, are an American with a sweet tooth, you’re probably well aware of the candy on the shelves of your local supermarket. From chocolate-filled favorites like Snickers bars and M&Ms to sour candies, you’ve probably tasted them all. So why not try something new and explore candy from around the world? Now’s the perfect time for all you chocoholics and candy lovers to unbox universal yums with sugar-loaded monthly subscription boxes that deliver new flavor sensations and fun packaging designs in every box.
With Cratejoy’s ever-expanding global marketplace, we can all be like kids in a worldwide candy shop! While it does sound a bit hyperbolic, hear us out. You can try some of the best candy and snacks from all over the world right in your very own home. No need to crack into the piggy bank for pocket money, just choose your favorite monthly candy box and get goodies sent directly to you.
Unwrap tamarind taffies from Mexico or melon jellies from Japan. Try out Italian hazelnut marzipan, Russian pistachio nougat, and truffles from Austria. You’ll be able to tell your friends about the latest candy trends from India, without ever leaving your home! All around the globe, different countries are serving up premium candies, like milk chocolate bars, Haribo gummy bears, marshmallows, buttery biscuits and so much more!
While candy subscription boxes offer the perfect way to treat yourself to sugary delights, they also give you the opportunity to explore the confections of far-flung destinations, have a tasting party with family and friends, get a taste of home, or send a great gift to all the sweet teeth in your life. Check out this sampling of the sweetest candy boxes from around the world.
Explore everything from Japanese beauty products, gachapon capsule toys, and most importantly plenty of sweets, with the 6 unique options from Japan Crate. Grab the Premium option to delve into the wide (and sometimes weird) world of Japanese candy and snacks. Bringing unique flavors in brightly colored packaging, enjoy chewy gummy candy, green tea hard candies, wasabi-flavored rice puffs, melon fizzy drinks, and more!
Shipping: Orders ship worldwide from the United States within 3 to 4 weeks of order placement.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I love that Japan crate provides a way to get authentic Japanese snacks no matter where you live. It's such a fun and interesting way to be connected to other places! The other subscription services under Japan Crate are also great since you can get a box based on you interests, whether it be stationery, food, cute things etc.! Thank you to the team who works so hard!” – Marianne K.
A bestseller for good reason, head down to the Yucatan peninsula to try the sweet and spicy flavors of Mexican candy! Perfect for adventurous snackers, MexiCrate is a monthly box that's filled with all the most popular treats. Curators stock over 150 items to give plenty of snacking variety, sending anywhere from 1lb of small candies on up to an XL box of full-size candy bars, tamarind-filled and sriracha-infused candies and so much more.
Shipping: Monthly subscription boxes ship between the 1st and the 9th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I LOVED this. box!! And, because I am not a fan of spicy, I was able to share. I don't often like to share my treats :) Pineapple was the theme and I couldn't have been happier.” – Lisa B.
Specializing in hard-to-find sweets and international snacks, Postsweet offers 3 candy boxes: Childhood Favorites with candy from all over the U.S., Licorice Lovers, and International Explorers for those who want to taste sweets from around the globe from Germany to Belgium. Featuring a handpicked assortment of goodies, get a taste of the sweet life with toffee from the United Kingdom, Turkish Delight from Turkey or creamy fudge from Poland.~~**
Shipping: Ships mid-month each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: "Definitely worth a shot and see if you like their selection!" – Kevin B.
Featuring a different country with every box, each Culture Cakes Kit delivers an immersive experience with global snacks and sweets. Opt for 'snacks only' or the full kit to try new candy, chips, and exotic baking ingredients. Expose children to different cultures, and travel everywhere from New Zealand to Italy to France through pre-packaged goodies, a traditional ingredient, and a recipe designed to bake it into cupcakes!
Shipping: Subscription boxes ship domestically within the United States around the 4th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I purchased a six-month Snacks Only subscription for my parents and they've greatly enjoyed their culinary trip around the world so far, three months in. My mom, in particular, loves to explore different cuisines and cultures, so the curated snacks help scratch her travel itch. And on my end, it was super easy to set up initially, without having to worry each month about arranging shipping. Thanks for the opportunity to give them a memorable gift!” – Hana B.
Gourmet flavors inspired from places all around the world are featured in The LollyBox. Each month you'll enjoy 16 hand-poured, gourmet lollipops that deliciously explore flavors from Australia to Finland to give you a taste of everything from finger limes to creamy hot chocolate. Savor each flavor all by yourself or share the love by passing them out to friends and loved ones.
Shipping: Subscription boxes ship for free on the 10th of each month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “I loved the lollies, and they were so nicely presented. Though I didn't get to try all the flavors as my husband swiped several. I may need to get him his own box!” – Katherine T.
While the Classic Candy Box features candy from America, these hard-to-find vintage classics will transport you back to another time. Take a trip down memory lane with a candy club that specializes in nostalgic sweet offerings from the early 1900s to the '80s. So, while you'll not be exploring Chinese goodies or the confections of Brazil, you'll get to head back in time and check out what was trending last century!
Shipping: The first box ship within 5 days of your order, and all additional boxes will ship on the 15th of every month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “This is a great box! It was delivered fast and contained a ton of hard-to-find candy from my childhood! Awesome!” – Troy P.
Adventurous snackers, desi ex-pats, and anyone else who's in love with food, IndiFix is the one-and-only Indian snack box that's ready and waiting to be your treat wallah, sending an assortment of full-sized premium Indian snacks to satisfy all your sweet, spicy and salty cravings. Shipping free to anywhere in the United States, each box brings a mix of traditional Indian desserts and popular tea biscuits, plus chips, noodles, and drinks!
Shipping: Boxes ship before the 20th of every month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “Indifix is the only Indian snack subscription box I know of. I love their curation because every time you get a box, they let you send them a message telling them which snacks you liked & didn’t like. I also can’t have caffeine so they make sure to not add any caffeinated items. Most of the snacks are very tasty & authentic. I love Indifix. I highly recommend!” – Amarie
More than just candy from Canada, Canadian Snacks is a food box that aims to please the palette with at least 10+ full-size treats. Each random assortment of candies, chips, cookies, and snacks is curated specifically for variety, allowing you to get a taste of new flavors from some of your favorite brands. Take a road trip without hitting the road by trying out the packaged foods that are popular with our northern neighbors.
Shipping: Subscription boxes ship the first week of the month.
Why Subscribers Love It: “This box contained a great combination of cool and bizarre products. We’re sharing several of these snacks with our Canadian friends who miss their childhood treats!” – Andrea L.
Subscribing to Harry’s Chocolate Club is almost as if Willy Wonka’s factory came knocking on your door. Harry's Chocolate Emporium is a purveyor of gourmet chocolate from around Europe, the UK, and Tooting. Each month you will receive a box of carefully selected bars and chocolates straight through your door! Each box contains 6 bars of gourmet craft chocolate in unique flavors.
Shipping: Subscription boxes ship around the 11th of each month.