IRISH company CraicPack has released its Christmas line of ‘care packages’ for those expats missing that little taste of home.

Included are Irish favourites like Barry’s Tea, Tayto crisps and Wexford Home Preserves strawberry jam.

Craicpack Irish Christmas Box
TASTE OF HOME: CraicPack’s ‘Irish Christmas Box’

This year the Dublin-based firm has put out two festive hampers packed with those home comforts to see you through the festive period.

The ‘Advent Box’ features: a Cadbury Advent Calendar, mince pies, limited edition Cadbury chocolates, Lucozade and more (see below).

Meanwhile, the ‘Irish Christmas Box’ comes complete with: Cadbury Roses, a Christmas pudding, Bisto Gravy, Butlers hot chocolate, a handwritten Christmas card and more.

Craicpack Advent Box
FESTIVE FOODS: The ‘Advent Box’

A spokesperson for the firm said: “Not being home for Christmas is incredibly difficult and we aim to help Irish expats who are feeling homesick.

“We also want to make it easier for people in Ireland to show their loved ones abroad that they are thinking of them this Christmas season.”

Both boxes are available from €49 and can be ordered online.

For the full list of items in each hamper, see below:

Advent Box full list:
Mince pies, a Cadbury Dairy Milk advent calendar, Tayto crisps, Butlers Hot Chocolate, Barry’s or Lyons Tea, Jacobs Chocolate Kimberley Biscuits, Dairy Milk Caramel, a limited edition Cadbury Twirl Orange, a limited edition Cadbury Dairy Milk: Winter Gingerbread, lucozade, Wexford Home Preserves strawberry jam, Chivers Jelly, Proper Corn Sweet and Salty, a Ballymaloe Assortment and Cadbury Chocolate Assortment.

Irish Christmas Box full list:
Cadbury Roses, Cadbury Heroes, Cadbury Selection Box, a Christmas pudding, Tayto crisps, Bisto Gravy, Barry’s or Lyons Tea, Butlers Honeycomb Crisp Chocolate, McVities Biscuit Assortment, Cadbury Fingers Biscuits, a Cadbury Chocolate Assortment and a Merry Craic-mas Christmas Card.

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