Love With Food said the move will give North American food companies the opportunity to reach new international consumers, while offering consumers “curated, hard-to-find healthier snack selections” previously unavailable in their local markets. The business plans to later extend distribution beyond the initial 25 countries.
- Czech Republic
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- United Kingdom
Founded in 2012, California-based Love With Food, offers a monthly delivery service designed to help health-conscious consumers discover new, organic, natural or gluten-free snacks
"All around the globe, consumers are shifting away from long, large meals, and towards quick small bites, resulting in the snacking boom,” said Love With Food founder and CEO Aihui Ong. “Snacking is not only big business, but a fast growing one.”
She added that the decision to take the business global had been a question of ‘when’ rather than ‘if’.
'A major priority'
“We've received tens of thousands of requests asking for Love With Food from all over the world, so meeting this demand from our international fans has been a major priority for us.”
The packs available to Love With Food's international customers are:
- Deluxe Box, a sampling of 16-20 new snacks starting at $16.50 USD a month
- Gluten-Free Box, a sampling of 10-12 celiac-safe and mostly dairy-free snacks starting at $19.99 a month.
The service focuses on product originating in the US, and brands in its latest gift boxes include Pure Growth, Luna, Beanitos, TruJoy, Bandar Foods and Yum Earth.
Introductory $3.99 shipping
The business is offering an introductory shipping cost of $3.99 for the first 5,000 international customers to sign up.
News of the international push comes two months after Love With Food acquired competitor Send Me Gluten Free, having first entered the gluten-free market in 2014 with the acquisition of G-Free Foodie. It bolstered its position eight months later with by acquiring Taste Guru.