We can get pretty much everything we need, food wise, here in Mozambique. Most of it is imported over the border from South Africa. And that's fine with my family because those brands are all my kids really know, so it's just stuff from home for them.
I thought it would be fun to show you some of our brand names so you could see how similar or different they are.
ADDED PHOTO: Linds, this one is for you, since you asked!
I don't know how I missed this one in my cuboard. :-)
We occasionally can get Heinz Ketchup
but this brand -
All Gold from South Africa - is my kid's favorite.
No Blue Bell or Breyers for us.
It's Nestle Country Fresh from S.A.
Our bread is locally made, but the salt,
Spray-N-Cook (a.k.a Pam in America)
and Rice Krispies are all South African imports.
This is milk from Portugal. It's UHT or long-life
milk which means it can sit on the shelf, unopened
for 50 years or so. The cereal is from S.A..
Notice the Shrek the Third promotion.
available. Sometimes there are a couple of other options
but they are really watery. The price on this bottle says 67.00.
That's about U.S.$3.00.
pretty dirty. I have found strings, hair and pieces of paper
in it. I've strained our Kool-Aid and tea through a cloth before
when it was really dirty. It's been cleaner lately. The eggs
are local, sold at the grocery store. (Sometimes they have dried
chicken poop on them.) We never see white eggs
anywhere here. And Jungle Oats are from South Africa.
It's what my daughter eats every morning for breakfast.
is called Coca-Cola Light. Abby was trying
to give the can rabbit ears.