"Why keep food containers in the pantry and store ingredients in them? I mean, the containers I buy it in are perfectly adequate." You'd be surprised, but not entirely! Food boxes can help you significantly in the kitchen - and not just aesthetically. Come also find out how preparing your food ahead of time in (the right) food containers will make your life easier, and investing in a thermal mug for coffee is worth it. Talking about all sorts of food boxes, jars and tupperware starts now.
We mean vacuum seal food containers that can be tightly shut, be washed and reused. Such a food container not only protects its contents from drying out or unwanted contamination, but thanks to its translucency or perfect transparency, you can also always see immediately when you are running low on ingredients.
Tip: It is ideal to go shopping with food containers in package-free shops.
If you get a set of food containers, you can also create a clear system in your kitchen that works well together. If you're struggling to keep your kitchen tidy, food containers will do the trick! It will also look good, in part because you get rid of unsightly disposable packaging.
Food tip: Immediately transfer any flour and other loose foods from their original packaging into a food container. Why? These raw materials can harbour pests (e.g. food moths) and, thanks to the containers, you don't have to worry about contamination of other food stored in the same place.
So-called "meal-preps" are not just for the fitness community and you don't have to just prepare snacks for the kids. Preparing meals ahead of time like this can save everyone time, energy and money. You cook one meal in a large quantity, divide it into several portions and then store them in boxes in the fridge. Once it's their time to go, you place it in your bag and pull it out at work without worrying about spilling the contents of the box. Ready-made food "without the work"!
Similarly, this is perfect for coffee or tea, for example. For instance, do you love a selection of coffee prepared according to your special recipe? Brew it at home exactly to your taste and then just take it with you. In a thermos mug with a handle. To take in your hand, in the car... You'll keep your drink piping hot for longer, plus you'll save money on overpriced coffee in town (or not so great coffee from the vending machine).
A whole other category consists of school lunch boxes for children. Adorable children's snack boxes with pictures, several compartments, etc. The chances of your child not eating their ready-made box and bringing it all back home are slim to none.
On Notino you can find food box sets, food trays, lunch boxes with compartments, thermos cups and drinking bottles. Keep your favourite treats with you at all times!