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#1 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:40 PM

I am thinking of doing a swap thingy with people from other countries..
Where i send them 5 Aussie products to try and they send me 5 of their country's fav products ..

All i can really think of are

Vegemite
Tim Tams

Whilst i have an idea on a few others I wasnt to know what you think are the best Aussie products out there..

#2 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:44 PM

Violet crumble
Iced Vovo

Edited by ~sydblue~, 27 January 2013 - 01:44 PM.


#3 Apageintime

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

Lamingtons?

if it didn't have to be food I'd suggest MooGoo stuff.

#4 Sunny003

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:45 PM

BBQ shapes.

My brother & SIL get mum to send them over! Along with timtams & Vegemite.



#5 *Caro*

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:46 PM

Fruit tingles
Cherry ripe


#6 Jenferal

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:47 PM

Minties
I've sent a few types of Australian tea from specialty tea stores.
Australian honey
Jaffas
kangaroo jerky(that was hard to find and then my friend didn't much like it, grr!)
Macadamias, though not sure how native they are to here.


#7 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:48 PM

Anzac biscuits
Macadamia Nuts
Fantales
Beetroot


#8 Beth E

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

My sister who lives in the US always craves Solo (lemon soft drink) when she comes back here to visit.  Not sure how easy to send though!

Also - Darrell Lea.  My UK in-laws love it.  Harder to get now though of course..   : (


#9 whipmix

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:51 PM

That sounds like a cool idea! But I can't think of anything right now that no one else has said...

#10 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

Try Coles and some Pharmacies for Darrell Lea stuff.

#11 FeralCrazyMum

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

You could try some bush tucker stuff - lemon myrtle jam and stuff like that.

Macadamia nuts are definitely native to Australia.



#12 Jenferal

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:53 PM

Oh yes, Fantales.
Also don't just think of food, I also send lemon myrtle soaps or bush spices. The spice aisle has a good variety of native spices now.


#13 chevbrock

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:56 PM

I know you can't send it overseas, but our fresh produce is the best in the whole world!

Tim Tams are "Penguins" in the UK - FYI.
Many people think Vegemite is boot polish - I have no idea why.

I was talking with DD yesterday and said that I think we should adopt the US way of saying "tomatoes", because then it would have the word "mate" in it.

#14 darcswan

Posted 27 January 2013 - 01:59 PM

Twisties!!

#15 Jenferal

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:03 PM

Toobs and burger rings!

#16 Funky Cold Ribena

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:03 PM

My parents next door neighbours in the UK are Australian.
When mum and dad visit us here they go back with a suitcase bursting at the seams with Anzac biscuits, Tim Tams, Masterfoods Smoky Bbq sauce and a big tubs of Lucas' Paw Paw ointment.



#17 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:07 PM

Great ideas ladies!!!

Now to find some people to swap with!!!!




#18 Cadaw

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:14 PM

Milo

#19 Madeline's Mum

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:16 PM

I do 'candy trades' with my Texan friends regularly. Their favs are:

Marble chocolate
Whizz Fizz
Choc covered macadamia nuts
Violet crumble.

When we recently went over, we took Vegemite and they all hated it, so I wouldn't waste space in the package.

#20 Studybug

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

There's also a range of hot sauces made in NSW that are delicious.  They have Aussie animals on the label for a bit of dinky-di wink.gif . The one we love is Fiery Frillneck Smokey Tomato Sauce - so good it's addictive.

Agree, I don't know anyone outside of Australia that likes Vegemite lol.  Any Uk friends perfer Promite, but still if you want to send an iconic Aussie stuff it's got to be in there - maybe send a note that they could use it in soups like stock?  Isn't that a use for it???

Second (3rd? 4th?) Tim Tams and Milo.


Edited by Studybug, 27 January 2013 - 02:22 PM.


#21 ~sydblue~

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:18 PM

Just a thought. You can buy single serves of vegemite. Not so much of a waste.

#22 Riotproof

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:22 PM

Milo. My American friends love it, apparently they have nothing similar. Also, chocolate bars like chokito, cherry ripe etc

#23 FeralZupee

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:25 PM

Cheezels
Twisties
Burger rings
Freckles
Jaffas
Strawberry and cream lollies
Milo

All the Canadians in my office love all the natural confectionary company jellies.

Sorry, thats more than 5!

#24 Always amazed!

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:29 PM

ok so i am thinking of going with

Vegemite I have to its Aussie and i love it!
Good idea about the single serve packets

Milo
Tim tams
BBQ shapes
wisties or toobs

Are sao's Aussie?

#25 Sunny003

Posted 27 January 2013 - 02:39 PM

Fury friends!




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