Three Materials to Consider When Shopping for Freezer Containers
Food storage options for freezers come in a variety of materials. Here are three popular choices.
There’s something very comforting about a freezer full of different kinds of food. It’s like a frozen food aisle in your own home. But what container material is right for your needs?
Many food storage containers made from this common plastic can become brittle when frozen. But when combined with certain additives that transform its chemical makeup, polypropylene can be capable of extreme temperature resistance.
Much has been written about the potential health risks of BPA in recent years. In response, countless plastic food and beverage containers are now made without the use of this industrial chemical.
While heavier than plastic, glass containers won’t stain or hold the odors or flavors of food stored in them like some plastic containers do. Additionally, all glass containers are BPA-free and there’s no risk of them becoming brittle over long periods in extreme cold.