Wal-Mart, with the approval of First Lady Michelle Obama, recently announced it would introduce healthier foods. Store brands will eliminate trans fats and reduce sugar, artificial colors and sodium. This is a positive step.
What many people don't know is that Wal-Mart owns and operates over 4,000 stores in more than 15 different countries and that the foreign places stock their shelves with local goodies not found in the American stores. So while the Wal-Marts here in Miami are loaded with white bread, sugary cereals and canned stews, Beijing locations offer a totally different experience. Here are some food items at International Wal-Marts that you're not likely to find at your neighborhood store anytime soon: