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Old Jun 14th 2020, 4:17 pm
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Hi has anyone ordered British food including crisps online recently and if so what is the most reasonable site to do it from? Our local (physical) store has run out of Walkers!

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Amazon!
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I see. Thank you! Have you ordered British food from Amazon? Thanks again!
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I see. Thank you! Have you ordered British food from Amazon? Thanks again!
A few individual things from Amazon but also a bit of home in Toronto.

The one in Toronto - as with other similar suppliers - either needs a minimum order or the postage costs work out expensive relative to what you're getting.

If you're prepared to order a few things you can get better value by 'playing' with the order. eg seeing how much extra you can add without putting the overall costs up too much or, in reverse, taking something out to see if it saves enough.

But if it's just one or two things, Amazon might be better value, especially if you don't mind a large amount.
This year I've had Shippams Crab paste and plain Hobnobs from Amazon. They only have chocolate hobnobs here and I prefer them plain.
Last year, from Amazon, I had a multi purchase of Colmans sauces (26 packets ) 6 Picnic bars and 4 Topics.

The chocolate bars worked out the same price they would here, if I could get them.

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Thank you. I ordered off Amazon 48 x cheese & onion; 12 x ready salted it'll take a bit of time to come but that doesn't matter!
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We've ordered various food items off amazon.co.uk before. Usually gets here eventually. Trick is to order again once your first order comes in, then you never run out
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Doesn't London Drugs carry some Walkers cookies and things? Don't know about crisps, we don't eat them so I don't notice them.
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Yes LD does some stuff but not British crisps.
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I wish you could get Paprika Pringles here. They were my favourite after sour cream and onion.

Not worth $6 a tube though.
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I used https://www.britishcornershop.co.uk/ and it wasn't too bad, but it took a very long time to arrive, with no tracking. The prices are a bit higher than in your average UK supermarket too.
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