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Ceramic can be extremely decorative, resist stains and have a cooling effect because of its good insulating properties. Ceramics can generally be used in the refrigerator, freezer and microwave. The major drawbacks of ceramics are that they can be fragile and some older ceramic...
Glass Storageware can range from Mason Jars to kitchen glasses to specifically designed commercial kitchen containers or bowls. The benefits of Glass Storageware are that glass is inert (it does not react chemically with food or ingredients), transparent (or opaque), strong (though...
Mason Jars are glass containers with threaded necks made especially for home canning, pickling and preserving; they range in size from 4 oz. to 1/2 gallon. Purchasing Most brands use two-part self-sealing lids.
Metal Storageware is predominantly either “tin” or stainless steel. Varieties Tin Metal “Tins” are often used to store dry foods like cookies, cocoa, dried fruit, flour, or sugar. In actuality, “Tins” and “Tin Cans” are not really...
The word “plastic” comes from the Greek ”plastikos,” which means “moldable” or suitable for molding. Food grade plastic films and containers are made from polycarbonate, polyester or polyethylene all of which vary in terms of their density,...
Tupperware is the name of a line of plastic storage containers for home use. The benefits of Tupperware (or similar) include: light weight, stack-ability (when empty), and that they are air tight. Tupperware was invented in the United States by Earl Silas Tupper in 1946....