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7 Snacks Exclusive to the UK

Many of those who travel to the UK will be intrigued by several things — the variety of accents, the music scene, and the dreary weather. Beyond these things, however, visitors will probably experience the most intense culture shock when they are exposed to British snacks.

While UK supermarkets carry popular international snacks such as Lays or Cheetos, they also have plenty of rare and exclusive treats and flavours that you will struggle to find anywhere else. While they may sound strange to the rest of the world, below are the seven of the most exclusive snacks that British people love to munch down at the comforts of their home.

Walkers Crisps, the British variant of Lays

Basically, the British version of Lays chips, Walkers provides more unique flavours than its American relative. This includes Prawn Cocktail, Worcester Sauce, Beef and Onion, Roast Chicken, Pickled Onion and one of the all-time UK favourites: Marmite.

Monster Munch, the puffed corn

Basically, the British version of Lays chips, Walkers provides more unique flavours than its American relative. This includes Prawn Cocktail, Worcester Sauce, Beef and Onion, Roast Chicken, Pickled Onion and one of the all-time UK favourites: Marmite.

Jaffa cakes, soft but not crunchy

The Jaffa cake is extremely common around the pond, many are shocked when they bite into a Jaffa Cake and discover they ‘re really soft and supple, despite looking crunchy on the first sight.

Jammie Dodgers, the shortbread cookie

Jammie Dodgers is perhaps the coolest snack in the UK, consisting of raspberry or strawberry jam sandwiched between two shortbread cookies and festooned with a classic heart-shaped cut-out.

Hoola Hoops, the authentic potato rings

Hula Hoops potato chips come in a variety of flavours like Sweet Chili, Tikki, Smoky Bacon, and Roast Chicken. It is designed somewhat more like the circles in Sonic the Hedgehog game than like the iconic toy it is named after.

Hobnobs, and hot tea

The Hobnobs is one of UK’s most famous biscuits or precisely a milk chocolate of McVitie’s. The Hobnobs is generally taken with a brimming cup of hot tea. Delicious isn’t it. Nothing beats an evening combined with this perfect pair.

Scotch eggs, the staple snack of UK

Last but the most favoured in our iconic list. You must have tried eggs boiled, scrambled, poached, and sunny-side up, but have you ever tried a Scotch egg? Wrapped in meat, breaded, and fried deep The Scotch Egg is the most preferred snack in the UK, yes, the snack that is a staple.

These are the most popular snacks that are found exclusively in the UK. If you are visiting the UK, do not forget try these, you will definitely love it!

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