The Uncommon Life

Celebrating International Shipping with our 6 Favorite Foods from Around the World

July 26, 2013

We’re always getting questions from fans of our products from around the world wondering when they’ll be able to make purchases and have them shipped from our home in Brooklyn to their homes outside of the United States. For a few years, the answer was “we’re working on it.” It took some time to work out the details, but it’s important to us to be able to get our goods across the pond (any pond) to those who want them. Now, we’re thrilled to announce that international shipping is finally here!

Our team is super excited to share our designs around the globe, so we had to do something fun to celebrate. In honor of the special occasion, team members brought foods from their favorite countries. Some brought dishes to represent their heritage, some contributed the cuisine of lands they’d like to visit, and others made the choice simply based on the food’s deliciousness!

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Our HR team made our international foods potluck even more special by decorating our break room and busting out a Scratch Map to mark the places from where our food “traveled.”

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We loved devouring these tasty treats, so while we’re spreading the word about our new shipping options we decided to share the love and spread the recipes for our favorite potluck foods.

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Alisha, or Director of Purchasing rolled up some scrumptious Swedish chocolate balls, AKA Chokladbollar.

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Sarah, our Senior Product Development Associate, also contributed a Scandinavian favorite, Lefse.

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HR Manager Mindy whipped up a batch of fantastic Eggplant Caponata.

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Transportation Manager Victoria (who worked hard to make international shipping happen!) supplied us with a big batch of Hamentashen.

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Summer Analytics Intern Andrew got in on the fun with his homemade Haitian-style Macaroni Au Gratin.

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And the last delicious dish in our roundup of festive foods from near and far, Senior Merchandising Manager Heather’s strawberry shortcake was the icing on the cake. Actually, her cake was complete with homemade whipped cream, which made it extra delectable.

These are just a few of our favorites from the celebration. What’s your favorite international food?

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2 Comments

  • Reply Benjamin July 13, 2014 at 8:30 pm

    too bad the international shipping switch aka the flag on top of every page is missing.

    • Reply Cassie July 14, 2014 at 1:53 pm

      Hi Benjamin,

      We’re sorry that you were having trouble selecting your country. The international shipping option appears to be working now, so you should see the flag right above the search bar at the top of every page. If you have any problems making your selection, please don’t hesitate to let us know. The best way to alert our team (if you’re in another country and can’t use our toll-free number, 1.888.365.0056) is to click on the “live chat” link or email help@uncommongoods.com.

      Cassie | UncommonGoods

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