10 Unpopular American Foods Among Foreigners

Foreigners may find the combination of peanut butter and jelly unusual or overly sweet.

Peanut butter and jelly sandwiches

The unique flavor of root beer, which is different from traditional carbonated drinks, can be off-putting to those not accustomed to it.

Root beer

A Southern staple made from ground corn, foreigners may find the texture and taste of grits unfamiliar or unappealing.


The extremely sweet and fluffy marshmallow spread may be seen as excessive or unappetizing to those with different taste preferences.

Marshmallow fluff

The concept of deep-frying a popular snack cake like Twinkies might be seen as excessive and unhealthy.

Deep-fried Twinkies

The combination of gelatin, often mixed with ingredients like cottage cheese or mayonnaise, can be seen as unusual or unappetizing.

Jell-O salad

The idea of using pork scraps to create a breakfast meat might be perceived as unappealing or unfamiliar to foreigners.


Boiled or fried pig intestines are a Southern delicacy, but their strong smell and taste can be challenging for those not accustomed to it.


The concept of cheese in a can, often used for convenience and snacking, might be seen as processed and unappetizing to foreigners.

Spray cheese

Bull or sheep testicles, considered a delicacy in some regions, may be deemed unappetizing or culturally unfamiliar to foreigners due to their association with organ meats.

Rocky Mountain Oysters