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Best Food Storage Containers for Saving Food

These food storage containers feature innovative designs and technology to take the clutter and mess out of transporting your food, heating it up, and keeping it fresh.

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Rubbermaid Brilliance Microwavable Food Storage Container Setvia

Rubbermaid Brilliance Food Storage Container Set


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These Rubbermaid food storage containers feature an easy-to-use design thanks to the Flex & Seal lids that snap and seal in an instant. They also snap into each other for easy, space-saving storage when not in use. The plastic resists stains and odors as well.

Amazon reviewers love the product! “Just got it so I can’t say how well it will hold up but it is very well-made and stacks just great so it’s a space saver,” says one person. Check out these home storage solutions you’ll wish you always knew.

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Homelux Theory Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bagsvia

Sparks Kitchen Co. Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bags


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For the ultimate in sleek design, check out these reusable bags. They can go from your freezer to the microwave or boiling water. Plus, these reusable silicone sandwich bags are completely dishwasher safe.

Use them to conveniently and easily freeze, boil, warm, bake, cook, or even sous vide. A simple slide of a tab gives you access to your food. Find out more things that you didn’t know you could put in the dishwasher.

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Glasslock 18 Piece Assorted Oven Safe Container Setvia

Glasslock 18-Piece Oven-Safe Container Set


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This 18-piece food storage set is BPA-free and safe for the oven, freezer, and microwave, allowing you to cook, store and reheat all in the same container. You can clean them in the dishwasher and the easy latching lids provide convenience in storing your food.

“Highly recommend these, with the blue tops, over the older type set with green covers,” says an Amazon reviewer. “The blue ones have been redesigned and are much easier to open and close.”

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Bentgo Classic All In One Stackable Lunch Box Solutionvia

Bentgo All-in-One Stackable Lunch Box


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Bentgo makes packing and transporting food incredibly quick and easy. This food storage solution includes two stackable containers with lids, built-in plastic silverware, and a secure strap for easy transportation. The two stackable food storage containers feature three perfectly portioned compartments.

They’re also made with food-grade, eco-friendly materials that are microwave, dishwasher, and freezer safe. The compact and easy storage of Bentgo is particularly enticing, as the top container nests inside the bottom one.

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Utopia Kitchen Glass Food Storage Container Setvia

Utopia Kitchen Glass Food Storage Container Set


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This Utopia Kitchen container set includes nine containers and nine lids. The clear, reusable, and super durable food storage containers are made of highly durable borosilicate glass with polypropylene (PP) lids.

The open-and-close four-latch lids are very easy to open, while also providing a strong leak-proof, airtight, and watertight seal. They’re also oven safe, freezer safe, and are easy to clean since you can simply put them in the dishwasher. Find out which frozen foods you’re probably storing wrong.

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Thermos Food Jar with Microwavable Linervia

Thermos Food Jar with Microwavable Liner


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This cool food jar is great for putting your hot pasta, soup, or veggies in it to keep at prime temperature, and if you want to store things to remain cool, it will keep it at your desired temperature too!

The Thermos vacuum insulation technology ensures maximum temperature retention, hot or cold, keeping liquids hot for four hours and cold for six hours. And for easy heating and cleaning, the Tritan copolyester inner liner is microwave and dishwasher safe. Meanwhile, the wide mouth is easy to fill and eat from. Here’s what you need to know about whether to-go containers are microwaveable.

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Joseph Joseph Nest Lock Plastic Food Storage Container Setvia

Joseph Joseph Nest Lock Plastic Food Storage Container Set


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This innovative container set is easy to find since it features a color-coded nesting system with lockable snap-together lids. The space-saving design allows you to access any size container or lid easily.

Each container features a lockable, airtight, and leak-proof lid. They’re also freezer safe, microwave safe, and top-rack dishwasher safe. Find out 15 food storage guidelines you didn’t know.

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Popit 8 Plastic Container Set Food Saver Setvia

Popit Food Storage Containers


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Popit food storage containers are made of premium plastic, featuring a sturdy design and airtight lids. They’re 100-percent leak-proof and are microwave, freezer, and dishwasher safe.

Their modular design makes organizing your pantry and kitchen a breeze. When not in use, you can simply store the containers inside of one another to minimize their footprint. Check out these pantry organization mistakes you’re making, according to the Container Store.

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Green Sprouts Reusable Insulated Sandwich Bagsvia

Green Sprouts Reusable Insulated Sandwich Bags


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If you’ve got little ones at home, you know the importance of preparing lunch ahead of time and making sure it stays cool and ready to eat until lunchtime rolls around. These reusable sandwich bags come in fun, bright patterns, keep food fresh with their inner insulated liners, and have a waterproof outer layer to prevent spillage in jostling backpacks. Looking for something a bit smaller? Green Sprouts also makes adorable reusable snack pouches, for on-the-go snacking that features food-safe lining, curved corners for easy cleaning, and an outer name label to make sure that your child’s snacks don’t get lost at school or daycare.

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Rubbermaid Brilliance Leak Proof Food Storage Containers With Airtight Lidsvia

Brilliance Food Storage Container Set


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This set of food storage containers are guaranteed not to leak, so you can rest assured transporting your favorite foods will be free of the hassle of messy spills. Each piece sports a modular design, so you can conveniently stack them in your fridge or lunch bag to save space.

The crystal-clear Tritan copolyester construction allows you to see what you’ve stored, at a glance. These are microwave safe, and can also be placed in the freezer and the dishwasher without warping or discoloration. Next, check out more great storage containers to keep your pantry organized.

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Alexa Erickson
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