10 Essential Food Items To Send Home For The New Year.

Thinking of sending a barrel home to your family for the New Year? Here is a list of 10 essential food items that must be included in the barrel and where you can buy them.

1. Goya Thai Jasmine Rice

GOYA® Jasmine Rice provides a fragrant aroma, fluffy, light texture and nutty flavor. With shorter grains, it can be prepared like any other white rice, and it has a slightly sticky quality. I Recommend buying between 20 and 30lbs.

Goya Rice 5lbs Packs

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2. Pillsbury Best Unbleached All Purpose Flour

Pillsbury Best Unbleached Flour is milled to make dessert mixes, batters and gravies simply perfect. It is very smooth making it great for baking and for all other uses. I recommend sending 15lbs


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3. Pure Wesson Vegetable Oil

A great, versatile all-purpose oil. Pure Wesson Oil is the perfect all-purpose cooking and baking vegetable oil. Wesson Vegetable Oil can be used for baking or frying and has a light taste that lets your cooking flavors shine through. I recommend buying 2x 128 Fl Oz bottles.


Wesson 1 Gallon Vegetable Oil

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4. Domino® Light Brown Sugar

Domino® Light Brown Sugar has a nutty, caramel flavor, moistness, and subtle molasses flavor. It’s ideal for cookies, shortbread, spiced cakes, brownies, and crumble toppings. I recommend buying 10lbs.

Domino 2lb Brown Sugar

Where to buy: The best places to buy Dominos Sugar is at any local supermarket near you. Prices tend to be the same across stores.

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5. Skippy® Creamy Peanut Butter

Skippy® peanut butter is less sticky and longer-lasting. A good spread for simple snacks or sandwiches to carry to work or school. I recommend buying 4 bottles.

Skippy 48oz Peanut Butter Twin Pack

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6. Kellogg’s Corn Flakes Cereal

Kelloggs Corn Flakes® cereal is very crispy and tasty. The golden flakes are very delicious and resembles the taste of Sunshine Corn Flakes that is popular in Jamaica. This is a great way to start the day. I recommend buying 2 large packs.


Kellogg’s 36oz Corn Flakes 2 Bags

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7. Quaker Oats

Quaker® Oats are a good source of fiber. As part of a diet rich in grains, fruits, and vegetables, oats may help support a healthy digestive. Oats is especially great to send if you have elderly members in the family that you are sending it to. I recommend buying 2  canisters.

Quaker Oats 18oz

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8. Goya Red Kidney Peas

A bag of Red Kidney Beans from Goya® makes a great staple in the kitchen pantry with its delicious taste and versatility. It is low in fat while being high in fiber and protein. They can be added to a burrito, rice or a hearty chili or simply enjoy as a side. I recommend buying 10lbs.

Goya Red Kidney Peas 14oz

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9. Brunswick Sardines

Brunswick Sardines and Seafood Snacks are a good source of protein? Protein helps build and repair body tissues and build antibodies. I recommend buying 1 dozen.

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Brunswick Sardine

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10. Heinz Ketchup

Very rich tasty ketchup that is easily and convenient to store and use. I recommend buying 4 of the 14oz bottles.

Heinz Tomato 14oz Ketchup

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These essential items will go a far way to ease the burden of your family members back home throughout 2018. While not an exhaustive list, these items represents the daily basic dietary needs of your family members.


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