Do you want to hear something really sweet? With the 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.
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 tooths in your life.
What are some of the countries that make candy?
Unwrap tamarind taffies from Mexico or melon jellies from Japan. Try out Italian hazelnut marzipan, Russian pistachio nougat and truffles from Austria. 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!
What is the most popular type of candy in the United States?
In the United States, the peanut butter cup reigns supreme, followed by other favorites like Snickers bars and M&Ms. 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. Check out this sampling of the sweetest candy boxes from around the world.
Price: Starts at $33.45/month
What's Included: 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: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries within 5-10 business days from ordering
Price: Starts at $7.99/month
What You’ll Get: A best seller 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: Ships worldwide from the U.S. except for select countries within 48 hours of ordering, and then between the 1st-9th of future months
Price: Starts at $40.00/month
What's Included: 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 within the U.S.
Price: Starts at $26.95/month
What's Included: Have a taste of what your favorite K-pop and K-drama idols are snacking on with the Korean Snack Box. Choose from 2 different box sizes for a mix of premium Korean snack items, including fruit-flavored gummies and jellies, milk chocolate, white chocolate and dark chocolate pepero (similar to pocky!), cheesy and spicy savory snacks, and more. Every box also includes a little sachet that's perfect for stashing your treats on the sly.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from South Korea within 1-2 working days from ordering
Price: Starts at $22.99/month
What's Included: See how Russian candy scores on the global scene with a monthly subscription to The Russia Box. Packing in everything from jam-filled tea biscuits, gummies and marshmallows to caramels, nougat and wafers, explore the culture and festivals through the taste sensations of the Soviet, Slavic and Eastern European regions. Choose to enjoy a mix of small, medium and large-sized Russian sweet treats.
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. within 1 week of ordering if ordered between the 1st-20th of the month
Price: Starts at $29.00/month
What's Included: Featuring a different country with every box, each Culture Cakes Kit delivers an immersive experience into 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 to everywhere from New Zealand to to Italy to France through pre-packaged goodies, a traditional ingredient and a recipe designed to bake it into cupcakes!
Shipping: Ships within the U.S. around the 4th of the following month
Price: Starts at $10.00/month
What's Included: Your KitKat love can go well beyond what you score in your Halloween bag with Sushi Candy, a cool monthly subscription box for all chocolate lovers. Did you know that the KitKat has been in Japan since the early '70s and that they just can't get enough of the wild flavors? Now you can try out Japan-limited flavors, too, like Wasabi, Sweet Potato, Apple, Cheese Cake and more with your own sweet box of family fun.
Shipping: Ships to select countries from Japan by the middle of the month
Price: Starts at $18.00/month
What's Included: 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: Ships worldwide from the U.S. on the 10th of every month
Price: Starts at $21.89/month
What's Included: 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: Ships worldwide from the U.S. by the 15th of the month
Price: Starts at $27.00/month
What's Included: Adventurous snackers, desi expats 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: Ships within the U.S. before the 20th of the month
Price: Starts at $26.00/month
What's Included: 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: Ships to select countries from Canada between the 1st-6th of every month