Looking for something unique on your next trip to Canada? We’ve got a list of some things you won’t find anywhere else!
While carton milk is available in Canada, don’t be surprised if you also see milk bags! To use it, simply cut the corner out of the bag and place the bag in a plastic jar.
In many parts of French Canada, poutine is ubiquitous like apple pie in America. In fact, fast-food chains carry the Quebec-birthed dish, typically made from French fries topped with cheese curd and thin sauce, on their menu. The best places to consume this comfort-food delicacy are pubs, roadside stalls, and restaurants that offer their own versions of classic dishes. Several cities across Canada also organize Poutine Week competitions.
Real Maple Syrup
Did you know that 75% of the world maple syrup comes from Quebec? Visiting a maple syrup is a fun way to experience a (delicious) part of Canadian culture!
The most Canadian of all clothing companies. You can’t find this national animal-inspired collection anywhere but in Canada.
Lays Ketchup Chips
Anyone who has ever said the phrase “ketchup-flavored potato chips” to an American acquaintance may have received a skeptical look combined with a bit of nausea – but that’s just because they have never tasted unique salty snacks and habit-forming salty snacks.
With alternating vanilla wafer layers and foamy coffee-flavored candy beneath a thick blanket of milk chocolate, Coffee Crisp is Canada’s favorite dish that you won’t find in the U.S. of A.
Kinder surprise toys
Canadian children have long enjoyed Kinder chocolate eggs – not so much for candy itself, but for small cool toys that are hidden inside. However, these toys are the reason that Kinder eggs are banned in the United States for nearly 50 years, fearing they could be a choking hazard. Kinder returned to America in 2017, however, but in a slightly different iteration called Kinder Joy, with half the egg made of chocolate, the other non-edible half containing the toy.
Yes, you can get Molson beer outside Canada – but it’s called Molson Export; Molson Canada is dedicated to us. Anyone who has defeated Guinness in Dublin and then tasted the exported variety will get the gist.
With a gooey layer of yellow custard sandwiched between chocolate ganache and a coconut-graham crust, Nanaimo bars originated in the B.C town before heading eastward until no region of Canada could avoid their deliciousness.