Three Things to Consider When Buying Freezer Bags

Just say no to freezer burn with the right zip-top freezer bags

Freezer bag full of leftover food
Which kind of freezer bags are right for you?Elena Shashkina

Diving into a full chest freezer can be like taking a stroll down memory lane. Thoughts of past hunts and fishing trips come rushing back as you sift through bags of backstraps and fillets to find your next meal. Be sure to honor the critters you plan to put on the table by properly storing them in a quality freezer bag.

Glad Zipper Food Storage Freezer Bags - Quart Size - 40 Count, Pack of 9

Double Seal Lock

These close securely every time.Glad

Quart versus gallon. It’s a debate as old as time itself. Okay, maybe not, but it’s important to use the right size bag for the contents you place inside. Too much empty space increases the chance for ruinous freezer burn to strike.

Ziploc Freezer Bags with New Grip 'n Seal Technology, Quart, 30 Count, Pack of 4 (120 Total Bags)

BPA-Free Plastic

This product has extended tabs for easy opening.Ziploc

While most freezer bags feature a double seal for added security, some have a handy slider that makes closure fast and easy. Sliders are great for preventing unwanted air from entering and guarantee a full, hermetic seal. The peace of mind that your food is secure is usually worth the extra cost.

SC Johnson Professional ZIPLOC Storage Bags, For Food Organization and Storage, Double Zipper, 2 Gallon, 100 Count

Easy to Use

This product is made with microwave-safe plastic.SC Johnson

Reusable bags are made from a variety of durable, BPA-free materials, many of which are dishwasher safe. They cut down on the amount of plastic that ends up in landfills or waterways, and are easy on the wallet over time, too.

Also Consider:

Ziploc Slider Freezer Bags with New Power Shield Technology, Quart, 34 Count, Pack of 4 (136 Total Bags)

Expandable Bottom

This product has a natural, flexible shape.Ziploc
Glad FLEXN SEAL Freezer Storage Plastic Bags - Gallon - 28 count, Pack of 4 (112 total bags) (Package May Vary)

Stretches Without Tearing

This product is ideal for marinating meats.Glad