Natalia Lusinski
December 06, 2015 3:11 pm

Are you craving chocolate-filled wafers from Italy? Spicy peanuts from China? Gummy bears from Germany? Well, you’re in luck. Universal Yums sends you all your favorite snacks from around the world with just the touch of a button. Best. Thing. Ever.

Each month, you’ll get a box chock full of snacks and candy, with a different country featured each time. So, it’s a new, delicious surprise for your taste buds with each shipment. The contents change based on what’s popular at the time, but the company guarantees they’ll provide you with savory and sweet snacks. All we can say is — YUM.

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It’s a lot cheaper than hopping on a plane to fly across the world just for a bag of India’s Magic Masala chips. And prices are reasonable, too. It costs just $13 for a box of six snacks and $25 for a box of 12. Plus, FREE shipping. (We love free!) Your subscription renews on the 1st of every month, but unlike other monthly subscriptions, you can cancel (or pause your account) anytime. You can also get gift subscriptions for friends: 1, 3, or 6 months.

You can explore Universal Yum’s past boxes here to get an idea — and get hungry. (Warning: This will make you want to sign up immediately.) Boxes have included items like: Wasabi-seasoned Shrimp Chips from Japan; Tocineta Limon (translation: bacon chips with lime) from Columbia (Question: Why aren’t bacon chips a thing in America yet?!); Paprika Chips from the Netherlands; and Tiramisu cakes from South Korea. Hungry yet?

Plus, each box is educational and contains fun bonus items, like an information card with trivia and facts about each of the snacks and a link to a related music playlist. Plus, they give you clues to guess which country will be featured for next month’s box. So, you can bring many worlds into your own without even leaving your apartment!

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Fun fact: They launched it in Zauner’s apartment. (Aren’t all of the world’s best inventions started in garages and apartments?!)

Here are the founders holding up a couple of their favorite snacks.

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So far, the snacks come from 12 countries: Korea, Holland, Columbia, India, Japan, Mexico, Israel, Scandinavia, China, Italy, Brazil, and Germany. But, have no fear, more places will be added to the queue in the future.

Here’s an example of their Brazil box.

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And, the best news is, you can still order some boxes in time for the holidays if you place your order by Dec. 15. When you go to this link, use the code “YUMMY” (to save $10 on a six-month gift subscription for a Yum box) or “YUMMIER” (to save $20 on a six-month gift subscription). Currently, delivery is only available within the U.S., but let’s hope that’ll change soon.

You can stay connected to Universal Yums on Facebook. There, they’ll introduce you to even more ethnic snacks and trivia, like Red Ant Chutney. :/ Umm…

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If you need even more convincing to give Universal Yums a try, Subaholic loved the box she ordered and reviewed it here.

BRB, I need to go order some boxes STAT.

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