Gift Guide: Global Flavors for the World Traveler

A picture is worth a thousand words, but if you really want to evoke a memory of a distant land, the smells and tastes are sometimes even better.

We’ve picked some great foodie gifts for the person in your life (or yourself) who loves to travel. These can help them remember a past trip, or plan a future one.

Nocciolata Hazel Nut Spread from Italy

Why should Nutella have all of the fun? Try this delicious and creamy organic hazelnut spread direct from Italy.

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Tonnino Tuna

Tonnino Tuna with an Italian name and background, with the tuna sustainably sourced from around the world. Find out where each bottle’s tuna was caught using their handy app.

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New Zealand Manuka Honey Ginger Dark Chocolate

The chocolates are made in California, but the Manuka honey comes straight from New Zealand, where it is known for helping with digestive conditions, as well as being a traditional food of the indigenous people.

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Cheeses of France

France is known for its great and varied cheeses, and recently they have made a lot of effort to educate Americans on this. This includes popup events around the country, and a handy chart about each type.

Zokoko Chocolate from Australia

Australian based Zokoko Chocolate has won many awards from the International Chocolate Salon for its dark and milk chocolate bars, arguably some of the best in the world. Plus, its chocolate sources come from very exotic locales, such as Guadalcanal of the Solomon Islands in the South Pacific.

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Milkadamia from Australia

There are several alternatives for the lactose intolerant, or people who are simply avoiding dairy. One of the newest is made with tasty macadamia nuts, called Milkadamia. The macadamia nuts come from family-owned farms  located near the Eastern coast of Australia. Drink it straight, or in breakfast cereals, smoothies, acai bowls, coffee and more.

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Nomu Hot Chocolate from South Africa

If you weren’t aware of it, now you know. South Africa has a thriving artisan food scene, and Nomu is at the tip of it. They have hot chocolate for all types of tastes, including for those who want decadent great flavors but less calories, as well as for those who avoid dairy. The packaging is not only charming, but also luxuriously upscale.

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Solkiki Chocolate from the UK

Solkiki bean-to-bar chocolates have won numerous awards from the International Chocolate Salon, especially for their creations such as the Solkiki Tahitian Nougat bar. The Marañón 60% Salted Dark Milk with coconut bar was in particular a judge’s favorite.

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Sabatino Tartufi, Truffle Salt from Italy

When you’re having a breakdown because you really want truffle fries, this is a quick solution, direct from Italy.

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