Tupperware containers come handy when it is about organising your pantry & storing leftovers. Being lightweight & BPA free, Tupperware storage containers are ideal for fridge, freezer & microwave. However, not every Tupperware you see is safe to sit in your freezer. To understand which Tupperware is what, develop a thorough understanding of Tupperware codes. Anything that has a snowflake symbol is safe to stow in the freezer.
Tupperware Freezer Containers
Tupperware freezer mates are designed to hold both liquid & dry batches of food. They are deep and rigid that allow both quick freezing and thawing. Tupperware freezer mate are moisture-vapor resistant so they are able to keep your food fresh without spoiling the texture & quality. It also prevents freezer burn.
Tupperware storage containers designed for freezer are accurately sized. Containers that are too big will allow slower freezing that results in less-satisfactory storage. Similarly, thawing food will be no less than a pain since larger boxes force you to thaw an unnecessary quantity of food every time.
Since Tupperware containers are stackable, they maximize storage space in freezer.
What you should Look for when Buying Freezer Safe Containers
When buying food containers for freezer, you must look for the following
- Moisture vapor resistant
- Durable & leak proof
- Easy to seal
- Easy to scan food inside
- Able to withstand sub-zero temperature
- Protect food from odors
- Resistant to oil, grease & water
Freezing food improperly could lead to contamination & risk fatal results. Don’t store food in single use take out containers as they are made from thin plastic and not meant to be reused. Only freeze food in freezer safe Tupperware containers since other boxes from the same brand not approved for freezing may deteriorate, chip & break at low temperatures. Doing so will also void the warranty.