Tag Archives: American Supermarkets

10 Strange Things Brits Find in American Supermarkets

Hey, it melts very nicely.(Photo: AP/Paul Sakuma, File)

One of the first things you have to do when you arrive in a new country is to go grocery shopping. New Brits in America probably won’t be intimidated by the size of stores, but once you start wheeling up and down the aisles you’ll ...

5 British Food Items You Won’t Find in Major U.S. Grocery Stores

You can make them yourself, but you most likely won't find prepared sausage rolls in your local American grocery store. (Photo via JamieOliver.com)

If you ask any British expat what he or she misses most about their homeland, the majority will eventually—after perhaps citing their friends and family—list that very important element of day-to-day living: food.

We’re Not in Tesco Anymore: Six Ways U.S. Supermarkets Differ From British Ones

Remember strolling the aisles of Tesco? U.S. supermarkets differ in several ways. (Photo: Rex Features via AP Images)

While food shopping (a.k.a. grocery shopping) isn’t an ordeal in the U.S., there are quite a few elements that still surprise Brits.

Why the U.S. Should Adopt British-Style Supermarkets

American chains could learn a thing or two from the organized, inviting spaces of British supermarkets like Marks & Spencer. (Photo: Creative Commons)

Are you craving nineteen varieties of Oreo, or a slab of meat so hormone-pumped it could complete in the Tour de France in record time? Then head to your nearest American supermarket.