21 Clever Food-Storage Solutions Your Kitchen Needs
If you're on a mission to get your kitchen in tip-top shape, food storage containers are a good place to start. Having clean cabinets and an organized refrigerator are always a necessity, and uniform storage solutions are key. Plus, durable and stylish food storage containers are great for keeping leftovers fresher for longer. Whether you're looking to upgrade your storage collection or need to start from scratch, we found plenty of useful finds from trusted brands like Tupperware, Pyrex, Rubbermaid, and more. From produce savers to meal-prepping containers and lunchboxes, we rounded up the best food-storage containers on the market.
Keep dry nuts, grains, noodles, and pasta in glass compartments with airtight lids so you can see how much you have. Got leftovers? Keep your refrigerator looking organized with stylish, uniform containers that stack on top of each other. Whether you're looking for glass storage containers, something flexible like silicone, or durable like glass, we found a variety of options for all your food storage needs, and at a variety of price points. We even found an eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic food bags, so you can store chips, cookies, and other snacks without them going stale. Most of these options are also microwave and dishwasher-safe. Shop our top picks ahead.
— Additional reporting by Krista Jones
A Stylish Food Storage Set: Caraway Glass Food Storage Set
Store all your leftovers in an organized and aesthetically pleasing way with the Caraway Glass Food Storage Set ($245, originally $305). The 14-piece set comes with a large container, two medium containers, two small containers and accompanying lids. It also comes with two square inserts and two rectangular inserts for all your condiment and snacking needs. It's a great way to create your own bento box. The containers are made of ceramic-coated glass that is microwave, oven, refrigerator, and freezer safe. The lids and inserts are not microwave safe. Like most of Caraway's offerings, this also comes with its own storage organizers.
For Bowls: Food Huggers Replacement Lids for Glass Storage Containers
Make your mixing bowls and serving bowls multifunctional with the Food Huggers Replacement Lids for Glass Storage Containers ($40). It's a set of three lids that have a flexible silicone border that act as an airtight lid for most round containers. Plus, each lid has a glass center, so you can see what's stored inside.
For Pantries: JoyJolt Borosilicate Glass Jars With Bamboo Lids
The JoyJolt Borosilicate Glass Jars With Bamboo Lids ($27, originally $46) are great for your pantry for storing cereal, salts and spices, coffee, dry oatmeal, dry pasta and grains, herbs and more. It comes with six jars in varying sizes with airtight bamboo lids.
A Mixing Bowl Set: Luminarc 5-Piece Stackable Bowl Set with Lids
The Luminarc 5-Piece Stackable Bowl Set with Lids ($45) serve as mixing bowls and food storage. The glass bowls are microwave and dishwasher safe. It's great for prepping doughs and meats overnight or for carrying homemade goodies to a potluck.
Glass Food Storage Set: Pyrex Simply Store 18-Pc Glass Food Storage Containers Set
If you're on the market for a glass food storge set, you can never go wrong with the classic Pyrex Simply Store 18-Pc Glass Food Storage Containers Set ($39, originally $44). It comes with both round and rectangular containers in a variety of sizes. Since it's glass, it resists stains and odors too. It's dishwasher, microwave, and freezer safe as well.
A Value Food Storage Set: Rubbermaid 60-Piece Food Storage Containers with Lids
The Rubbermaid 60-Piece Food Storage Containers with Lids ($39) is a great value set, perfect for all your food storage needs. The durable set comes with a total of 30 containers with matching lids in varying sizes. You can store everything from dressings and condiments to leftovers. It's great for meal prepping as well. It's microwave and dishwasher safe.
A Durable Food Storage Set: Tupperware Store Serve Go 16pc Set
The Tupperware Store Serve Go 16pc Set ($60) will be your go-to for all your leftovers. From soups to casseroles and even your favorite dessert, this set has something for all of your dishes. Its see-through, scratch-resistant material makes it easy to know what's inside. The stackable set comes with eight different containers and matching lids for all your food storage needs. Plus, it's microwave and dishwasher safe.
For Leftovers: Rubbermaid Brilliance Leak-Proof Food Storage Containers
Get this Rubbermaid Brilliance Leak-Proof Food Storage Containers ($20, originally $35) for storing leftovers and meal prepping. It's dishwasher, microwave, and freezer safe. It comes with two 1.3-cup, two 3.2-cup, and one 9.6-cup containers, plus lids. The stackable set is completely clear and stain-resistant, so you can see exactly what's inside. It has an airtight seal with secure latches prevent spills and leaks.
Best Easy-Access Bins: Luxear Fresh Produce Vegetable Fruit Storage Containers
We love that these Luxear Fresh Produce Vegetable Fruit Storage Containers ($40, originally $49) are easy to take on the go. The compartments inside are super handy, and the baskets — which help drain moisture so your produce doesn't get soggy — are perfect for storing berries.
Best Produce Saver: Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Container Set
The Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Container Set ($60 for three) regulates oxygen flow and carbon dioxide, helping produce stay fresh. The set includes one 6.3 cup container and two 17.3 cup containers with lids. It's best to wash the produce when you decide to eat it rather than wash and store it in these containers. The tray also helps keep moisture away from the produce. Read our review of the Rubbermaid FreshWorks Produce Saver Food Storage Container.
No More Plastic Bags: Stasher Silicone Starter Pack
Replace plastic bags with the Stasher Silicone 7-Pack Starter Pack ($65, originally $93 for seven). This set comes with seven different pieces in fun rainbow colors. It also comes in a variety of other color combinations, as well as clear for a more uniform look. It's an eco-friendly option that's dishwasher safe, microwave safe, and freezer safe.
Best Food-Storage Bowl: W&P Porter Seal Tight Bowl
Looking for an alternative to plastic bags? Try handy bowls that can be easily rewashed. This W&P Porter Seal Tight Bowl ($22-$30) is useful and even kind of cute. It's microwave and dishwasher safe with a leakproof seal. It comes in two different sizes, 16 ounces and 24 ounces. It's is easy to take on the go, and comes in a variety of colors.
For Produce: Food Huggers Reusable Silicone Food Savers
These Food Huggers Reusable Silicone Food Savers ($17 for five) are so genius. There's a size for all your produce. Just take the open end of your produce and place it into the silicone food saver for an air-tight seal. With the Avocado Huggers ($14 for two), you don't have to deal with avocados browning in 24 hours. Plus, the you can also get the Cheese Huggers Set of 4 ($15) to keep your cheeses and butter fresh as ever.
For Bakers: Progressive ProKeeper+ Baker's Storage Set
Refresh your pantry with this Progressive ProKeeper+ Baker's Storage Set ($100 for 17). It comes with 17 pieces that will help you keep your pantry in order. Each one has an airtight seal that will keep all your ingredients fresher for a longer time.
Best Stackable Bins: Elabo Food Storage Containers Fridge Produce Saver
If you're looking for something with two layers, get this Elabo Food Storage Containers Fridge Produce Saver ($33, originally $35) set. It comes with two large sized conatiners. You can use them for fruits, veggies, and even lettuce, and its stackable design makes it easy to have more than one.
For the Counters: The Container Store Anchor Hocking Glass Canisters With Glass Lids
The Container Store Anchor Hocking Glass Canisters With Glass Lids ($13-$24) look good on display. You can put candy, cookies, and more in them. It comes in three sizes, a three-quart container, a one-gallon container, and a two-gallon container.
For an Extra Seal: Zwilling Fresh & Save Vacuum Sealer Food Storage System
This handy Zwilling Fresh & Save Vacuum Sealer Food Storage System ($100) does it all. You can get a starter set that comes with reusable plastic bags or glass containers that can easily be vacuum sealed. This takes up less storage space and also keeps food fresh for longer. It even comes with wine sealers, so you can preserve that half finished bottle of vino.
For Decor: Hay Sowden Storage Tin
If you're looking for colorful options, opt for these Hay Sowden Storage Tins ($30, originally $38). Not only are they useful, but they look good on display. The steel containers are great for coffee, loose-leaf teas, and other dry ingredients.
For an Airtight Seal: Planetary Design Airscape Glass Food Storage Containers
Keep your dry foods safe in these Planetary Design Airscape Glass Food Storage Containers ($29-$34 each). Plus, the handy, interchangeable tops are so useful. You'll have fresh cereal, grains, seeds, nuts, and spices for a longer time.
For Onions: Fresh Flip Onion Pod
How smart is this Fresh Flip Onion Pod ($6)? It'll keep a chopped or sliced onion fresh. There's also ones for avocados, like this Fresh Flip Avocado Pod ($6) and lemons, like this Fresh Flip Lemon Pod ($6).
For Snacks: Mr. Lid Food Storage Set of 10
We love the way the lids open on this Mr. Lid Food Storage Set ($13). The lids are attached to the container, so you'll never lose a lid again! The smaller ones are perfect for snacks or small lunches. These are microwave-, freezer- and top rack dishwasher-safe.