Tips for packing exotic spices and drinks

An average home holds thousands of items. And packing them is one of the most stressful things that you have to do before moving. You will have to list them all, prepare appropriate packaging materials, and, of course, pack them.  Naturally, some items are more difficult to pack than others are. Packing exotic spices and drinks is something that requires special attention and a little different approach. If you want to ease this task, packaging companies in Jeddah are at your service. If you do not want to hire them for the packing process, you can call them at least to get appropriate packaging materials. Here is how to suitably pack exotic spices and drinks.

Why would you pack spices and drinks

If you have spent some time living in Saudi Arabia, surely you accumulated spices and drinks that are considered exotic in western culture. Some of those spices and drinks could also be very expensive and rare. And you would surely like to keep them fresh and usable after you move. If that is the case, start by sorting them out. Make a list of all exotic spices and drinks that you have. It will help you get an idea about how much and which packing materials to prepare.

Spices on a market
Everyone loves Middle Eastern spices

List of exotic spices and drinks from the Middle East region

Middle east is known for its excellent cuisine that is rich in different flavors. Those flavors, that we all like, are mainly thanks to spices that are common to this region. Here is the list of spices that are commonly used in the Middle East but are considered exotic in the western world:

  • Aleppo Pepper
  • Anise Seed
  • Crushed Maras Pepper
  • Ground Nutmeg
  • Caraway Seed
  • Sumac
  • Cardamom
  • Turmeric
  • Cumin
  • Cinnamon

 Also, various blends that are made differently in each household:

  • Ras-el-Hanout
  • Advieh
  • Baharat
  • Za’atar

Saudi Arabian coffee

As for the drinks, alcoholic beverages are not allowed in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. But maybe you would like to pack and carry with you their tasteful coffee. Of course, while it is still in the non-liquid state. Because you will hardly find such tasteful coffee outside of the Middle East.

Packing exotic spices and drinks before the move

Packing exotic spices and drinks is not so hard to do. If your spices are already packed in their original packaging then all you have to do is to sort them all out. Prepare groups of similar spices and place them in zip lock bags. They are perfect for keeping things fresh. And that is exactly what you are looking for. After you place them in bags, find an appropriate plastic container and put them inside. Wrap the container with stretch wrap plastic and your spices are ready to go.

Different spices on a table
Spices need to remain fresh after the move

Hire professionals to help you out

Also, make sure that they are easily accessible if the customs ask to take a look inside. And that is it. If you think that even this is too much for you, you can always hire international movers and packers in Riyadh to do this for you.

Hire the best moving company when packing and moving exotic spices and drinks

International movers and packer Rhyad are one of the best moving companies in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. If you are looking to find out what is the price of shipping your car to USA from Saudi Arabia, or you have some other requests, they can always get you the best deal. You are just one phone call away.

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