Photos show what the ‘American’ food aisle looks like in grocery stores around the world


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Around the world, there’s often a perception that the typical American diet consists mostly of junk foods and sugary treats.
According to photos of “American” food aisles, some grocery stores seem to have taken the stereotype to heart.
Sweet treats like Reese’s, Pop Tarts, and maple syrup seem to be on offer at most grocery stores that have a selection of American food.
Other items you might find include Goldfish, A.1. Sauce, and instant potatoes.

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Around the world, there’s often a perception that the typical American diet consists mostly of junk foods and sugary treats — a notion that’s fueled in part by representation of the US in popular culture.

But, according to photos of “American” food aisles at certain grocery stores, it seems that people in some countries have taken the stereotype to heart, with grocery stores stocking everything from maple syrup to Pop Tarts.

We’ve accumulated photos of supermarket sections devoted to “American” foods so you can see what people around the world might really think people in the US like to eat.

A Colombian grocery store had an interesting mix of condiments and boxed foods in its USA aisle

This fancy Colombian grocery store has a section for us foreigners from the USA. Hot chocolate and peanut butter ftw! pic.twitter.com/CmBHQV6aqg

— Liz Steininger (@liz315) December 30, 2014

Salad dressings, ketchup, mustard, relish, and steak sauce could be found alongside canned soups, instant potatoes, and baked goods.

People in France might think Americans are all about sweet treats, at least according to these supermarkets

According to this French supermarket, maple syrup, boxed cake mix, peanut butter, and mustard could be considered American staples.

A very real picture of the “American” shelf in the ethnic aisle of …read more

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