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    36 Ridiculously Delicious Candies From All Over The World

    Candy: the magical creation that transcends all language barriers. The products in this post were updated in October 2017.

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    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community a very important question: what is the *best* candy from your country? Here are their delicious recommendations.

    Pssst, don't see your country represented below? Drop your submission in the comments section!

    Also, I would like you to know that my mouth was literally salivating the entire time I put this together.

    1. Meiji Kinoko no Yama (chocolate mushrooms with biscuit stems) and Everyburger (burger-shaped cookies with white chocolate "cheese" and a chocolate patty) from Japan.

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    "The BEST! Chocolate and biscuit is a classic Japanese combo, and these are both so much cuter than Pocky." —Taylor Nicole Anderson

    Get them from Amazon for $3.98 (left) and $3.47 (right).

    2. Shokolad Para Pitzputzim, a milk chocolate bar filled with popping candy from Israel.

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    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $25.53.

    3. Guayabitas, chocolates filled with guava jelly and happiness from Costa Rica.

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    Get them from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. Caramello koalas, tiny little chocolates stuffed with caramel that look like (you guessed it!) koalas from Australia.

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    "They’re basically just chocolates with a heap of caramel inside, but they are absolutely delicious!" —taylaj444

    Get them from Amazon for $12.99.

    5. Marabou Mjolkchoklad, a milk chocolate bar that is basically heaven on earth from Sweden.

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    "The chocolate is rich in taste and melts in your mouth; a lot of people outside of Sweden would probably think it is way too sweet, but Marabou milk chocolate is a staple candy." —Sofia Bernhardson

    Get it from Amazon for $9.75.

    6. Ptasie Mleczko, a pillowy chocolate-covered marshmallow from Poland.

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    "It can be translated to 'Bird’s Milk' and is absolutely the most delicious thing in the world. It consists of fluffy vanilla marshmallow covered in dark chocolate. The manufacturer’s name is Wedel, which is one of the most popular Polish brands in the world." —j413f994be

    Get it from Amazon for $11.21.

    7. Coffee Crisp, a milk chocolate bar consisting of vanilla wafers and a coffee-flavored soft candy from Canada.

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    Get a pack of 4 from Amazon for $11.17.

    8. Saft Goldbären, plump gummy bears that are filled with fruit juice from Germany.

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    Imagine if Juicy Fruit gum had this kind of flavor? What a world it would be.

    "‘Saft Goldbären’ translates to ‘Juicy Gold bears’. They’re like the regular gummy bears, but with extra juice (or whatever they use) in them! They’re amazingly good because of that extra flavor!" —liltrev

    Get a 15 oz. bag from Amazon for $9.13.

    9. Nestle Damak, a fine chocolate bar filled with premium pistachios from Turkey.

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    Get it from Amazon Prime Fresh for $1.86.

    *say premium pistachios five times fast* *you can probably do it, but I cannot for some reason*

    10. Indy Dedos, a spicy and sour tamarind candy from Mexico.

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    Get it from Amazon for $4.90.

    11. Fazer's Marianne, mint candies filled with chocolate or toffee from Finland.

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    "The chocolate-filled and coffee-filled ones are vegan-friendly!" —TheHoodBox

    Get them from Amazon for $9.10 (chocolate-filled) and $9.25 (toffee-filled).

    12. Pascal Pineapple Lumps, pineapple candy covered in chocolate from New Zealand.

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    "PINEAPPLE LUMPS! They’re exactly what they sound like—lumps of pineapple candy coated in milk chocolate. They’re weird and delicious and aggressively New Zealand." —actualspacesloth

    Get them from Amazon for $8.70.

    13. Percy Pig gummies and beloved Cadbury Dairy Milk chocolate (duh) from the United Kingdom.

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    "Percy Pigs from Marks & Spencer are the best sweets ever!" —PinkyLilac

    "In the UK, you can't go wrong with Cadbury's Dairy Milk...preferably purchased straight from the Cadbury World shop in Bournville." —Matthew Peyton

    Get four bags of Percy Pig gummies from Amazon for $17.99 and a pack of 12 Cadbury chocolate bars from Amazon for $10.66.

    14. Turkish Pepper Salmiakki, a salty dark-colored licorice originally from Denmark.

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    "Salmiak liquorice is very popular here — some of our favorites are Tyrkisk peber (Turkish pepper), Heksehyl, and Piratos." —Isabellaisapanda

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. Dorina Riža, a milk chocolate bar with puffed rice (it provides the perfect amount of crunch!) from Croatia.

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    Get it from Euro Food Deals for $2.99.

    16. Strawberry Kiss Yupi, amazing gummy candies you'll eat by the pound from Indonesia.

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    "It's absolutely the best candy Indonesia has ever produced. It is gelatinous candy with many creative variants and shapes, such as apple rings, pizza, burger, cola, and gummy bears. My favourite is absolutely Strawberry Kiss." —teddyariyadi

    Get a 4 oz bag from Amazon for $14.79.

    17. Regina, a delicious melt-in-your-mouth chocolate brand from Portugal.

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    "Any Regina chocolate is the absolute best!" —teresamiranda

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $9.

    18. Mozart Kugeln, pistachio marzipan and nougat covered in dark chocolate from Austria.

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    Fun fact! Pistachio marzipan influenced much of Mozart's most beloved work.*

    "I'm originally from Austria and the best candies are Mozart Kugeln! Luckily, they're not too difficult to find in the US!" —Charlotte Lasselsberger

    Get a pack of 23 from Amazon for $23.99.

    *This is a lie.

    19. Kinder Bueno, a chocolate-covered wafer with delicious hazelnut cream from Italy.

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    If i die young, bury me with a casket full of Kinder Bueno.

    Get a 3-pack set of five from World Market for $24.95.

    20. ION, a milk chocolate bar filled with almond goodness from Greece.

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    "ION. It’s a brand of chocolate from Greece. The best one is the milk chocolate with almonds." —philippagritzapi

    Get a pack of three bars from Amazon for $10.62.

    21. King ChocNut, a delicious peanut treat that crumbles in your hands (but melts in your mouth) from the Philippines.

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    "Freakin' Choc-Nut from the Philippines! 'Nuff said." —Kat

    Get a 24-piece pack of six from Amazon for $44.99.

    22. Rom, a bar filled with a rum-flavored filling from Romania.

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    This is the only bar you'll ever need. Wink.

    Get it from Euro Food Deals for $14.99.

    23. ´Côte d’Or', a chocolate brand with flavors such as caramelized pecans and cranberries from Belgium.

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    "Côte d’Or’ (THE best chocolate brand) has this particular type of milk chocolate with caramelised almonds and a touch of salt. This stuff is the ultimate chocolate." —gracegloriag

    Get it from Belgian Chocs for $5.53+.

    24. Freia Melkesjokolade, a milk chocolate bar of wonder from Norway.

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    "I am not from Norway, but I lived there for a summer eight years ago and have never before or since had chocolate that compares to Freia Melkesjokolade (milk chocolate). Freia chocolate melts in your mouth. Freia is life." —Ashley Maginnis

    Get it from Yümmy Bazaar for $5.95.

    25. Kinder Schoko-Bons, tiny chocolate eggs with hazelnut filling from France.

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    "These tiny Kinder eggs are basically the best food ever created. They're sweet, chocolatey, and incredibly addictive. I've made many American friends try it and they all LOVED it." —Marie Telling

    Get it from World Market for $5.99.

    26. Peppermint Crisp, a chocolate bar filled with refreshing mint-flavored toffee from South Africa.

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    "Peppermint Crisp from Nestle South Africa is fantastic! It’s best served in peppermint crisp tart, which Is basically condensed milk and cream and biscuits. It’s a national treasure." —whilepigsfly

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $23.17.

    27. Stroopwafels, waffle-like wafers glued together by a delicious syrup-like caramel filling from the Netherlands.

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    "In the Netherlands, we have stroopwafels: they’re cookies with a caramel filling that are absolutely delicious." —myrthem3

    Get it from Amazon for $7.44.

    28. Kalev, a brand that often uses rum-based liquors in their products from Estonia.

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    "Every flavor is great, but my personal favorite is Komeet praline candies and candies with Vana Tallinn liqueur. They are flawless." —Milena

    Get a pack of 16 from Amazon for $25.

    29. Chocolatina Jet, a yummy milk chocolate that you'll want to buy in bulk from Colombia.

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    "I’m from Colombia and we have Chocolatina Jet, which is the best chocolate ever. Better than Hershey's!" —pioroa

    Get a pack of three Amazon for $4.47.

    30. Mishka, a candy bar with almonds and pralines stuffed between layered wafers from Russia.

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    Get it from Russian Food Direct for $5.50.

    31. Kägi Fret, chocolate-covered wafers that come with amazing fillings (Matcha! Cappuccino! Dark orange!) from Switzerland.

    32. Sport Szelet, dark chocolate layers filled with light cocoa filling and a touch of rum from Hungary.

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    Get 30 bars from Ebay for $14.99.

    33. Paçoca, a peanut treat with a brittle-like consistency from Brazil.

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    "From Brasil, it’s the Paçoca. It is a peanut candy that tastes like everything magic on earth. This stuff could bring peace to the world." —wasnotmyfault

    Get it from Ebay for $5.

    34. Super 8, the perfect combination of chocolate, wafer, and bliss from Chile.

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    Get it from Amazon for $3.29.

    35. Palitos de la Selva, chewy "jungle sticks" made with vanilla and strawberry flavoring from Argentina.

    And finally, what about the United States? *initiate drumroll*

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    ...

    36. Reese's Peanut Butter Cups!

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    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $17.08.

    Augustus Gloop, are you on any online dating platforms? Because it's entirely possible that you're my soulmate.

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    Also, let's acknowledge this once and for all: if you encountered a chocolate waterfall, you'd jump in. End of discussion.

    Whatcha think of these suggestions, BuzzFeeders? Love 'em? Hate 'em? Ah, the beauty of opinions. So subjective!

    The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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