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Best Storage and Organization Containers

Bulk buying is better for the environment, but it can cause chaos in your kitchen pantry. Trying to stack bags of grain from the market is no way to live. Instead, use coordinated storage containers to keep granola, cereal, and bulk pantry items well-organized and fresh. Here are the best sets of storage and organization containers, featuring write-on labels, locking tops, and even stackable can organizers. Find the best storage solution for your pantry and never fear bulk buying again.

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Best for Meal Prep

Rubbermaid Brilliance Storage 24-piece with Plastic Lids

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Keeps Food Fresh and Secure

Airtight, 100 percent leakproof, and made from BPA-free plastic, this 24-piece set includes crystal-clear containers in sizes from ½ cup up to almost five cups.

What We Liked

The whole point of meal prep is to make work lunches fast and easy, which is why we’re so excited about the built-in vents in these food storage containers. You can reheat leftovers in the microwave with the lid on, and there’s no mess and no explosions. Get them here. 

Best for Countertop Storage

Chef’s Path Airtight Food Storage Container Set

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Durable with Lid Lock Technology

Seven stackable containers in sizes from two cups to eight cups, made with clear impact-resistant ABS plastic and a locking lid mechanism.

What We Liked

There’s nothing worse than buying in bulk and having food go bad before you have time to eat it. That’s why we love the lids with a locking mechanism to keep air out and maintain freshness in each container. And the set comes with super-cute chalkboard labels, so you’ll never confuse spaghetti for bucatini again. Buy them now. 

Best for Pantries

Vtopmart Airtight Food Storage Containers

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Great Stackable Storage

Six-piece set of extra-large BPA-free plastic containers in two sizes (3.3 quarts and 1.5 quarts) with locking lids and chalkboard labels.

What We Liked

Side-locking lids sit atop thick rubber gaskets to keep food fresher than in their original packages. The covers are also easy enough for kids to open, making the small containers perfect for cereal and parent-approved snacks. Buy them here.

Best for Canned Food Stockpiles

SimpleHouseware Stackable Can Rack Organizer, White

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Customizable with Easy Assembly

Store up to 36 jars and cans with adjustable and stackable metal wire storage units that fit perfectly in either the pantry or on a countertop.

What We Liked

If you’re guilty of shoving cans of food into the back of the pantry and pretending they’re not there to justify ordering in, find inspiration in this storage unit. With tidy placement for cans and jars, you’ll be motivated to cook affordable and delicious meals at home. Get them now.