american products in santa cruz?

by claire
(pa, usa)

are there many american products in the grocery stores in bolivia, specifically santa cruz? products such as cream cheese, canned soups, pudding (instant or already made up), velveeta, pretzels, miracle whip, stove top stuffing.. etc.? if not in the grocery stores, are they available anywhere else in sc, bolivia? i am curious because i am contemplating living in santa cruz and it would be hard to adapt without the foods i am used to having.

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Feb 09, 2015
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american products
by: melina

The cream cheese that we get from the American shop is awesome to have it with the burger bun. I always buy these cheeses whenever I visit the shop. And I believe everyone love using these cheese. Snacks are delicious with these cheeses.

Feb 26, 2011
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you should try new things
by: Anonymous

I've never seen Stove-top stuffing here. Other imported goods are iffy because although there are always a lot of imported goods from all kinds of countries (not just the U.S.) they aren't always imported consistently. You also have to keep in mind that prices are going up on food here in Bolivia so grocery stores might not spend as much importing stuff unless they are foods that really sell well. You should be open to trying new things.

Feb 16, 2011
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American products
by: Steve Baker

Try especially Hipermaxi. Forget Velveeta, Bolivian cheeses are better. But there are no substitutes for the Heinz ketchup, Mt. Olive pickles, Lays potato chips (from Peru),and Hersey syrup you will find there, among other American products. Availability can be spotty, so stock-up!

Feb 16, 2011
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american imported food
by: alex

In Bolivian grocery stores you can get almost all of the products you mentioned except for Velveeta. Also since the government has no clear economic agenda the country is having to import more and more food items from other countries even products it used to produce itself.

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