Picking the perfect gift can be tricky, so we’ve collected some of our favorite unique food gifts from around the world to give you some great gift ideas for the food lovers on your list.
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Food Gift Ideas For The Travel Loving Foodie
When we don’t know what gift to give, food gifts are always our go to.
Who doesn’t like a fun treat?
If you have a foodie on your gift list who loves to travel, these unique food gifts from around the world are the perfect answer!
(And you might just want to pick up a treat or two for yourself while you’re at it!)
Italy – Mionetto Prosecco
A perfect host/hostess gift for any holiday party, Mionetto Prosecco is a classic. It can be served chilled on its own or used to create holiday cocktails. They even have mini bottles that make the perfect stocking stuffers!
To Buy: Find stores near you (or online retailers) that carry Mionetto by using their store locator.
Spices Of The World
We’ve recently discovered Raw Spice Bar, a company that has 75+ global spices and spice blends from around the world. You can order individual spices to make up your own gift set, or purchase one of their spice sets or gifts. They also have spice subscriptions and a spice of the month club.
To Buy: RawSpiceBar.com
Ecuador – Raw Organic Dark Chocolate
As serious dark chocolate lovers, when we tasted the organic dark chocolate from Pacari, we were instantly hooked. Pacari is a family owned company that has been dedicated to making high quality Ecuadorian chocolate since 2002. They’re not exaggerating when they say that their small batch chocolates are “an unforgettable chocolate experience”. Buy yourself a bar when your order your gifts. I mean, you have to know what you’re giving. Right?
To Buy: PacariChocolateUS.com
Louisiana, United States – A Cajun Life Seasonings and Mixes
If you know someone on your list who loves Cajun fare, seasonings or easy dinner mixes from A Cajun Life would make a fun Cajun-themed gift basket. A Cajun Life was started by a couple from Eunice, Louisiana who found themselves in Oregon and wanted to bring true Cajun food to anyone and everyone!
To Buy: ACajunLife.com
Spain – A Little Bit Of Spain Gift Box
When we think about Spain, we think about relaxing with friends with a glass of sangria and a wonderful spread of tapas. No one knows small bites like the Spanish. This gift box from igourmet includes everything you need for a tasty Spanish tapas party!
To Buy: Amazon.com
Ethopia – Single Origin Coffee Beans
When we were in Cape Town, South Africa, we had the opportunity to try a number of single origin coffees from around the African continent. We particularly loved the smooth flavor with notes of citrus from the Ethiopian beans and the robust and creamy flavor of beans from Tanzania. Level Ground Trading Company has Fair Trade, Single Origin beans from both countries. As a bonus, when you purchase a bag of coffee from Level Ground Trading Company, you are supporting small, rural, family farmers and their communities.
Canada – Maple Syrup Sampler
When we think of Canada, we think of poutine and high quality maple syrup. If you have breakfast lover on your list, they are sure to be thrilled at the prospect of a maple syrup taste test with this Canadian maple syrup sampler set from Escuminac. The combo includes “extra rare”, “intensely dark”, and “late harvest”. Maybe your friend will have you over for brunch to taste the differences!
To Buy: Escuminac via Amazon.com
India – Chai Tea
The warm spiced flavor of chai tea is one of our favorite things to cozy up with on a chilly winter day. You could always make your own chai tea blend using our recipe, or you could get the tea lovers on your list this cute gift pack trio of chia teas form VAHDAM.
To Buy: VAHDAM via Amazon.com
Germany, France, Ireland – World Mustard Collection
We do love mustard, and it’s incredibly how mustard can take on such a different life in different countries. That’s why we’re loving this World Mustard Collection gift set from igourmet. It’s perfect for any mustard-lover in your life!
To Buy: Amazon.com
South Africa – Biltong (Beef Jerky)
When we traveled to South Africa, we fell in love with Biltong, South Africa’s version of beef jerky. Instead of being dehydrated, it is air-dried, making biltong more juicy and more tender than any jerky you’ve ever had. If you have a meat-lover on your list, this is the gift for them!
To Buy: Braiitime via Amazon.com