Craving British and Scottish food? We have found Internet shopping services designed for British and Scottish expats all over the world seeking the exotic tastes of home. Based in York, these unique websites aim to bring you the foods and other products you miss so much and find difficult or impossible to obtain outside the UK.
The management team are previous expats and so understand the cravings for marmite or baked beans or HP sauce or Macsween Haggis!
Their supermarket on the net is packed with more than 1,500 regular products as well as appropriate seasonal items for Christmas and Easter. There are many tempting special offers throughout the year.
There is no minimum order, but a minimum cost (by country) for the worldwide delivery of specialty British and Scottish Food. Generally, the more you order the cheaper the delivery becomes per kilo. Fortunately, when it comes to large orders, there are no maximum weights, but they may have to ship your order in more than one parcel.
Large or small, you can now order as much or as little British and Scottish food as you like.
I really liked the straight-forward layout of Expatshopping.com. You indicate the destination country, then go looking for the British foods you want want. To find a specific product, just click the "Search" button and enter the product details e.g. marmite, jam, pickle, Heinz, etc. When you go to checkout, the delivery charge from the United Kingdom to your country is automatically calculated in British pounds or US dollars.
So what can you find at Expatshopping.com? There is an enormous range of grocery products and non-food items. The site is easy to shop, as all products are split into a logical product department, which is then shown in an aisle and shelf location. All products are branded and include names such as Heinz, HP, Nestle, Cadburys, Walkers Crisps, Marmite, Birds Custard, McVites, Colmans and many, many more.
You can browse the site without registering. If you wish to place an order, obviously you must register by completing the details on the registration page. Once you have registered, you will be given an account number.
They also welcome requests for British and Scottish food items not on the web site.
They accept payment by Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo, Switch and Delta. All orders are charged in pounds sterling.
Orders are despatched using Parcelforce Worldwide and Parceline – both premiere parcels carriers offering quick and cost effective worldwide delivery.
Delivery time of the British and Scottish food ordered obviously depends on where you live. There are also varied import restrictions among the 200 destination countries, so make sure you know the rules and regulations regarding bringing foreign foods into your home country.
So enjoy your British and Scottish foods!