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    17 Of The Best Food Care Packages You Can Get On Amazon

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    1. Assorted snacks, bars, and candy perfect for the college student who is constantly busy with homework, classes, and studying and in need of a pick-me-up, pronto.

    various snacks like candy, granola bars, fruit snacks, and chips in a college box

    Promising review: "I decided when my son went to college, 2500 miles away, that I would send him the occasional care package. I just don't have the time to put one together and then get it shipped. This box of goodies arrived in no time for my son to enjoy. And he did enjoy! He commented that this assortment of treats/snacks really made his day. I would highly recommend sending this to any college kid in need of a little pick-me-up." β€”DAN WHITTACRE

    Price: $24.95

    2. Cadbury chocolate bars to get the person whose tastebuds are dreaming of the delicious chocolate flavors from across the pond.

    assorted british chcoolate bars

    Promising review: "Just received several days ahead of estimated delivery which was very nice. All the chocolates/candy are very freshly dated and were protected by the packaging. The box itself was a bit dented but everything inside was perfect. I am very happy with this purchase. Several years ago, I went to a local British store and bought about $40 worth of candy for a British vs. American 'taste-off' for the kids, (we would read a book and then try to eat meals/snacks like the characters for a new experience). This was so much less expensive and I saved myself the two hour round-trip drive. Can't wait to show the kids and remind them of that taste-off picnic!" β€”dp

    Price: $17.70

    3. Cupcakes in jars that'll make for a wonderful sweet treat. I'm pretty sure it's been scientifically-proven that cake and frosting taste so much better when eaten out of a jar.

    four different types of cakes in jars

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved this package! Bought it for my family as my Thanksgiving contribution and they loved it! My only regret is not ordering more, as each flavor was equally popular. The packaging was great and kept everything in tact, along with ice packs to keep the cakes cool. Definitely will purchase again soon!" β€”Jonah P.

    Price: $33.99

    4. Sour candies that'll have anyone who dares to eat a piece puckering their lips for days.

    assorted sour candy like sour skittles and war heads

    Promising review: "The packaging was cute and sturdy, the range of candy included ranged from mildly sour to the most sour on the market, and from commonly available to having not experienced them before." β€”Phaedra T. Meyer

    Price: $28.90

    5. Assorted gourmet chocolate truffles for the chocoholic in your life who has a palate for the finer things in life.


    Promising review: "Bought these for Father's Day. Unfortunately, they looked so good that I ate them all beforehand and had to buy another gift. Ironically, it turns out my mom actually bought them for my dad on Father's Day too, so I made the good choice in eating them all." β€”Nick23

    Price: $10.59

    6. Granola bars to ensure your loved one always has something different to choose between when it's time to enjoy a mid-day snack.

    assorted bars like chewy, nutri grain, and nature valley

    Promising review: "I am hooked on these snack boxes. I've ordered this one three times now. I keep some bars at home, some at work, and some in my bag for eating in the car. All bars are yummy and fresh. I've never been disappointed." β€”LuvsCheese

    Price: $29.99

    7. Assorted chocolate candy that'll basically be like opening a giant Halloween trick-or-treat bag, even when it's not Halloween.

    assorted chocolate candies like reese's, kit kat, and snickers

    Promising review: "This candy was intended for Halloween trick-or-treaters, but it is soooo good and fresh, we can't resist eating a few now! Yum! There is a nice variety of different candy, and the size is bigger than what one usually gets, so all in all, this was a very good deal!" β€”Karen L. Romano

    Price: $39.99

    8. Vegan snacks to get someone who is all about that plant-based lifestyle. Non-vegans are bound to enjoy this yummy mix of noms, too!

    a box filled with vegan snacks like bean chips, fig bars, and cauliflower puffs

    Promising review: "I got this in the mail to try out some snacks and most of these are a bit tough to find in any other stores. They were really tasty and my husband even liked the vegan jerky! I may buy this again soon! It’s a definite win in my book!" β€”Mel Riv

    Price: $43.95

    9. Japanese candy and snacks for realizing, yes, Japan does this whole junk food thing way better (and way cuter) than we do here in America.


    Promising review: "Awesome deal with a great variety of snacks. Everything was packaged well and nothing was broken. We pulled out the Google translate app and went to town. I’d definitely order this again." β€”VonneLD

    Price: $17.99

    10. Fruity candy that'll make a welcome gift to anyone who loves chewy, fruity candy and (for some weird reason?) doesn't like chocolate (that's a conversation for another day).

    mix of fruity snacks like swedish fish, nerds, and sour patch kids

    Promising review: "I loved this mix! I'm not a fan of chocolate, and this awesome mix had a bit of everything. Sweet, sour, gummy, and red licorice gives my entire family plenty of choices! I'll absolutely order again!" β€”S Alicea

    Price: $14.99

    11. Marzipan fruits for not only savoring a sweet, nutty flavor, but marveling at how freaking pretty and real the fruit-shapes look.

    box of marzipan candy shaped like fruit

    Promising review: "This is exactly what I remember eating as a kid for a treat! The candies were all soft, melt in your mouth, and just the right balance of sweet to almond flavor." β€”Katrina

    Price: $25

    12. Get well soon goodies to send to your loved one who might be feeling a bit under the weather, but there are miles separating you two, so you can't be there to comfort them in person.


    Promising review: "I purchased this gift box for my boyfriend, seeing as the world is going through a pandemic and social distancing is in effect! He’s a first responder, like myself and had not been feeling well for a few days. So, rather than think the worst, I ordered this package and sent it to him as a surprise! He absolutely loved it and used everything! I’m also happy to report he’s feeling so much better!" β€”D.J.

    Price: $41.95

    13. Assorted snack cookies to keep their sweet tooth very, very happy in the best way possible.

    the box filled with oreos, golden oreos, chips ahoy, and nutter butter

    Promising review: "I bought these as treats for my work lunches and I love how fresh they taste. I didn't have any issues with packaging or crushed cookies either. There was a really great ratio of cookies as well so I didn't feel overwhelmed with one type. Overall, I think this is a great value for the price and will definitely be purchasing again once I run out." β€”Alex

    Price: $14.49

    14. Korean snacks that'll switch things up from the same, old boring care packages you send with the same, old boring snacks, and open the recipient's tastebuds up to a new culture's snacks, which is v cool.

    assortment of korean snacks

    Promising review: "This was money well spent! I got about 28 things in my box and I liked a lot of the treats. I liked how it wasn't all candy, but a variation of snacks and drinks. I guess the boxes vary from time to time because I got different things than the things in the photo, but overall I loved it! Will definitely buy this box again!" β€”Demi garibay

    Price: $33.99

    15. Dried fruit that'll taste as yummy as it looks β€” they can nosh on this by itself, or grab some nuts and chocolate to whip up a quick DIY trail mix.

    assorted dried fruit like apricots and prunes

    Promising review: "Gave this as a Christmas gift instead of the usual platter from another, way more expensive place. This platter for the cost was just as good and almost half the price. The recipient was happy with it, and the fruits were fresh and just right as far as moisture content goes. Would highly recommend this item." β€”From Ohio

    Price: $34.48

    16. Classic candy to bring them on a trip back to simpler times. Those candy dots are making me feel very nostalgic, right now.

    mix of classic candy like rainbow dots, chuckles, and dubble bubble

    Promising review: "Very impressed!! I bought this for my daughter's 39th birthday, and she had a blast going through the candy and the memories it brought were priceless. I have to admit, her father and I enjoyed it as well. Lots of laughs! Lots of fun! My daughter said that she loved the box and planned to keep it as a keepsake when all the candy is gone. We are still waiting to see if she is going to share β€” LOL!" β€”RT

    Price: $39.99

    17. Various sausages, cheese, and crackers to change things up from the typical candy and crunchy snacks package β€” who doesn't wanna receive cheese in the mail?!

    box filled with three different kinds of sausage, two cheeses, and water crackers

    Promising review: "I bought this as a birthday gift for my son living down south. We hail from Wisconsin, so having the meats and cheeses be from Wisconsin was something he thought was cool, and reminded him a little bit of home." β€”Nana Salisbury

    Price: $64.99

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