Unboxing the Universal Yums Germany Box

The mailman must think I’m crazy because I squeal with excitement when I see him deliver my monthly Universal Yums box.

We’ve been members for a few months now and it’s quickly become one of our favorite subscription box. We use the box as a family activity and like to try something new after dinner each night. It’s a fun way to try new foods and learn about different cultures (especially while we’re still stuck at home)!

This month’s box brought us to Germany. I wasn’t really familiar with German food (except for these delicious chocolates my old manager would bring in for us around the holidays) so I was really excited to try some new things.

What is Universal Yums?

But first, what is Universal Yums? Universal Yums is a monthly subscription box that sends you snacks and treats from a different featured country. I’ve been a member for a few months now and love the subscription more and more each month. It’s become a fun family night activity trying all the snacks, and comparing our favorites.

Inside the Germany Box

(Spoiler Alert: Jump ahead if you don’t want to see what’s inside this month’s box!)

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Inside this month’s box:

  • Cinnamon Almond Cream Wafer
  • Cappucino Milk Caramels
  • Strawberry Rhubarb White Chocolate Bar
  • Puffed Rice and Creamy Milk Chocolate Bar
  • German Cola Candy
  • Ketchup Potato Sticks
  • Spring Onion Rings
cherry cookies, cookie dough bar, crunchy rice bar
  • Dark Chocolate Covered Marzipan Bar
  • Pulled Pork Crisps
  • Assorted Sour Fruit Candy
  • Sour Cherry Cookies
  • Cookie Dough Milk Chocolate Bar
  • Coca Dusted Marzipan Balls
kethcup fries, almond wafers, pulled pork chips and candies

Universal Yums Germany Review

I loved this box and this might’ve been the fastest box we went through (whoops LOL). I thought it was the perfect mix of salty snacks and sweets, and everything was unique and super flavorful. As for favorites this month:

My Favorite – This was a tough one! I completely devoured the Sour Cherry Cookies as soon as I took pictures because they were SO GOOD. I also really liked the Spring Onion Rings and Cinnamon Almond Cream Wafers. The only thing I wasn’t a fan of was the pulled pork chips, but my husband gladly ate them all

Little A’s Favorite – Little A’s become a ketchup enthusiast so not too surprising her favorite was the Ketchup Potato Sticks.

Overall the Germany box was a big hit in our house and there was something for everyone. I really liked the variety of this month’s box as it contained the perfect amount of salty snacks and sweet desserts.

Want to get your own Universal Yums box? Click here to order next month’s box!

Be sure to check out my other Universal Yums Reviews: Holiday Box and Netherlands

Frequently Asked Questions

What Comes Inside a Monthly Universal Yums Box?

Inside each box is a pamphlet with information on the country, trivia, recipes and nutritional information (in English) for all products. The box also comes with

How Much Does Universal Yums Cost?

The boxes range in price depending on the size you order. The smallest box (Yum Box) starts at $14 and the largest box (Super Yum Box) is $37. All boxes include free shipping in the US. I get the Yum Yum Box and found it’s perfect size for the 3 of us.

How Often Are Boxes Sent?

Boxes are sent out monthly.

How Much Does Universal Yums Cost?

Universal Yums has 3 different types of boxes available

  • Yum Box: 6+ snacks in each box, plus 12 page booklet with trivia and games. This is the smallest box they currently offer.
  • Yum Yum Box: 12+ snacks in each box, plus a 16 page booklet with trivia and games, and bonuses like recipes, trivia and more. This is the medium sized box they offer.
  • Super Yum Box: 20+ snacks in each box, 16 page booklet with trivia and games, and extra bonuses like recipes. This is the largest box they offer.

I Have a Food Allergy…Can I Still Get Boxes?

Universal Yums does a great job at calling out any foods that may have an allergen in them. They send a pamphlet with info on all food (in English) and call outs for any allergens.


  • Ali Van Straten

    Ali Van Straten is the founder and journalist of Champagne and Coffee Stains. She is a Peloton expert, certified running coach and certified nutrition coach. Champagne and Coffee Stains provides information and resources on Peloton Interactive, running and recipes.

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