If you have ever bitten into a slice of homemade bread, you know that the soft, chewy texture is unparalleled. Store-bought bread rarely compares. You can share the experience of eating homemade bread and show your friends and loved ones that you care by sending them a loaf. Although mailing bread may sound complicated, with the proper planning and packing, you can be sure that your bread will arrive soft and fresh.
Things You'll Need
- Flat-rate shipping box
- Paper grocery bag
- Plastic trash bag
- Crumpled newspaper
Open a paper grocery bag and place the bread inside of it.
Tape the opening of the bag shut with a piece of tape.
Place the paper-wrapped loaf into a plastic garbage bag. Tie the garbage bag.
Place the wrapped loaf in the box. Use crumbled newspaper to fill any extra gaps to ensure that the bread does not move around during shipping.
Seal the box and prepare it for shipping in accordance with post office regulations.
Tips & Warnings
- Allow your bread to cool completely before packing it.
- Save time by picking up a flat-rate box from the post office or making sure that you have a box at home before you start baking your bread.
- Send the bread either overnight or priority mail so that it will arrive within a few days.
- Alert the recipient that you will be sending bread so that the box is opened upon arrival.
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