When in the market for storage containers, especially for storing away food, it is crucial to understand a good buy from bad. What matters the most is size, color, cost, utility, grade of plastic or glass and temperature resistance to kitchen gadgets. Most importantly the microwave! Most of us opt for plastic storage containers or boxes mainly because of the ‘cost’ factor. Not all plastic boxes are suitable to store food. It is essential to look for ‘food grade’ storage containers which do not contain recycled plastic or dyes as is not deemed fit for consumption, when food is stored in such boxes.

Before you store away your favorite leftovers or pack lunch for yourself, stop and think of the type of food you want to be putting away…



Source by Robert Fogarty