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Where to Buy European Formula for Your Baby

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I have spoken with so many of you who have agonized over finding the best organic formula for your baby, and because of the lack of options in the US, have gone with a European brand like  HiPP, Holle, or Lebenswert. Given that in order to get these formulas, they need to be imported from Europe, I have also gotten a lot of questions on where to buy European formula for your baby!

Finding a legitimate, reliable source for these products that is affordable and ships to the US quickly can be a challenge. Which is why, when Layla was born in 2014, I began researching and screening all potential vendors that sold European baby formula, in order to find the most reputable sellers that I felt confident buying from.

where to buy european formula

Here are the most reputable places to buy the European, Organic baby formula in 2019: 

  1. Huggable
  2. DutchExpatShop
  3. Organic Baby Food
  4. Bottles and Burps

Here is why I trust and love these 4 retailers:

#1 | Huggable is an amazing and incredibly reputable online retailer based in the Bay Area, founded by a mom who (just like me) was looking for healthier baby formula options for her little one. Madhu, the owner, is committed to making the first year of feeding your baby as easy and stress-free as possible. After speaking with her extensively and learning about Huggable’s sourcing practices, I feel confident in recommending them as a place to purchase all of the best European baby formulas: HiPP, Holle, Lebenswert, and Holle Goat. Huggable formulas ship free on orders over $40 and arrive at your doorstep in 1-5 business days! And, they truly care about the comfort and happiness of both mom and baby. They have a baby satisfaction guarantee, where if a formula isn’t right for your baby, they’ll send you a box of another to try, 100% FREE. Huggable also wants to support single moms — they recently launched the The Huggable Supermom Scholarship, which awards $2,000 and a year of free baby formula to single mothers who are on their way to achieving degrees!

#2 | DutchExpatShop is pretty awesome because they are the most affordable online retailer for HiPP Dutch! Many of you have struggled with HiPP Dutch being out of stock, and DutchExpatShop pretty much guarantees that they will always have HiPP Dutch at an affordable price to ship to the US. They are based in the Netherlands, and they also have the widest selection of Baby Care products from the Netherlands that I’ve seen. The cool thing about their shop is that you can pretty much get any products from Holland and Belgium through their site (like even stuff for mama like yummy snacks, fresh cheesesbeauty products, body care and more!)

#3 | Organic Baby Food is another reputable, online retailer based in the EU who has fast shipping to the US! They sell HiPP, Lebenswert, and Hollealong with Hypoallergenic formula and Goat’s Milk formula. They have reasonable prices, reliable shipping (within 1-3 business days!), amazing customer support and I have been in contact with the owner personally. In addition to baby formula they also have a variety of organic cereals and snacks for babies from HiPP/Holle/Leb, as well as a line of baby care products (shampoo, lotion, calendula) that are gentle and free of any synthetic ingredients so they are perfect for babies! A few other great things about this company: guaranteed delivery within 2 days, money back if your shipment is delayed, dedicated customer support (a few hours turnaround time for emails or direct phone support at 1-800-701-4303), and deep discounts up to 60% off sometimes! They are also giving readers of The Picky Eater a 10% off coupon code at checkout – just use the code: PICKY and you will get the discount!

#4 | When it comes to affordability, Bottles & Burps is the lowest priced US retailer I have found that sells HiPPHolle, and Lebenswert. I met with Courtney and Blake, the co-owners, and learned that they had the same experience as I did when trying to find healthy formula for their little one. They are committed to bringing high quality, European formula to parents in the US. Bottles and Burps has bulk pricing discounts which start at 2 boxes of formula for a 5% discount and increase to a 15% discount for 8 boxes. Bottles & Burps offers FREE shipping for orders over $15, and orders arrive between 1-3 days in the US (same day for NYC!) Bottles & Burps is also offering a $10 discount code using the code PICKYEATER10 (just enter it manually in the checkout process!)

where to buy european formulaI’m in regular contact with the owners of all four companies: Madhu for Huggable, Philipp for Organic Baby Food, Mark for DutchExpatShop, and Blake for Bottles & Burps , and I feel comfortable recommending all of them to you.

I hope this post helps you navigate the complicated world of European baby formulas, including where to buy them!

Please note that The Picky Eater is not responsible for the quality of the formula or the experience of ordering from any of these sellers listed in this post. Personally, based on my own research, if I were buying European formula for my own child, I would feel comfortable and confident ordering it fromHuggable, Organic Baby Food, DutchExpatShop, or Bottles & Burps.

4 responses to “Where to Buy European Formula for Your Baby”

    • Omg thank you for calling that out! I don’t know what happened with that post but my whole description of Bottles and Burps accidentally got deleted. The post should be updated and clear now! Thanks again!

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