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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 Food Storage Container Set

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.

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Sparks Kitchen Co. Reusable Silicone Food Storage Bags

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.

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Glasslock 18-Piece Oven-Safe Container Set

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 All-in-One Stackable Lunch Box

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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While you’re at it, take a look at the best storage containers for the rest of your home, too.

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Utopia Kitchen Glass Food Storage Container Set

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.

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Pyrex Easy-Grab Glass Bakeware and Food Container Set

Pyrex is well-known for its food storage containers, and this 14-piece set is definitely worth the money. The set includes four two-cup square dishes, two four-cup round dishes, one seven-cup round dish, one three-quart oblong dish and one eight-inch square dish, all of which come with matching BPA-free lids.

The glass can be put in the dishwasher, refrigerator, microwave, oven or freezer, while the lids are top-rack dishwasher and microwave safe. Avoid the hassle of cheap lids with these secure-fitting ones.

And because Pyrex glass is non-porous, you can keep this set around for years, since it won’t absorb food odors, flavors or stains.

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Thermos Food Jar with Microwavable Liner

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.

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Joseph Joseph Nest Lock Plastic Food Storage Container Set

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. The’re also freezer safe, microwave safe and top-rack dishwasher safe.

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Popit Food Storage Containers

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.

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Brilliance Food Storage Container Set

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.

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Alexa Erickson
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