We like fresh and we want to eat health. But it is so hard to keep our food fresh even put them in the refrigerator, especially those cut ones. Those plastic wraps might help but they doesn’t last long and can’t be reused. To save our fresh food as well as our planet, we rounded up 13 Innovative and Useful Food Saver/Keeper in this post. From Cucumber to Avocado, from onion to garlic, those savers/keepers not only keep food fresh but also trap odor and keep our refrigerator fresh. 🙂
1. Avocado Saver [amazon]
The Avo Saver is an indispensable kitchen gadget for anyone who uses avocados. Even though avocados are such a culinary delight they are also quite expensive and have a short life, once cut. Save money, time and aggravation with this truly innovative gadget. The Avo Saver is easy to use and will reduce a cut avocado’s exposure to air, greatly slowing the destructive oxidization process. Unit is top-shelf, dishwasher safe.
2. Banana Bunker [amazon]
Cultured Containers has developed the Bananabunker to protect this delicate fruit from bruising when placed in your backpack, nap sack, soft carrying case, or briefcase. The container also protects your backpack’s valuable contents, such as CD players, textbooks, binders, and business documents.
I have one myself. No matter how curved my banana is, it always provides adequate protection, regardless of how dicey the situations.
3. Hutzler Pepper Saver [amazon]
Extend the the shelf-life of a cut pepper. Place it in the Pepper Saver and keep your cut peppers fresh and moist. Also great for serving sliced peppers at picnics and barbecues. Designed to look just like a pepper, this will never be lost and forgotten in the fridge. Made of plastic, the 2 sides attach by twist lock. Dishwasher safe.
4. Onion Keeper [amazon]
Designed to look like an onion, this plastic container keeps cut, refigerated onions fresh and moist. When closed tightly it traps onion odors to keep your refrigerator smelling fresh. Dishwasher safe.
5. Cucumber Saver [amazon]
Cucumbers tend to turn brown quite quickly after cutting. That’s why the Cucumber Saver by Evriholder Products is so handy and innovative. This cool little gadget simply slips over a cut cucumber to keep it fresh longer. Perfect for making salads and vegetable trays, this clip allows you to eat half of a cucumber one day and the other half the next day.
6. Hutzler Tomato Saver [amazon]
Keep cut tomatos fresh in the refrigerator. The bright and practical Tomato Saver is always easy to find in a crowded refrigerator. It is also a fun way to serve sliced tomatos at barbecues and picnics. Each is airtight and dishwasher safe.
7. Hutzler Garlic Saver [amazon]
The best way to store garlic is in the Hutzler Garlic Saver. The well-ventilated container is a storage solution that looks just like a real bulb of garlic. The garlic saver will keep your garlic fresher about 30 to 45 days longer. Made of plastic, the 2 sides of the Garlic Saver attach by screw-top. The holes allow for air circulation. Stores 1 bulb of garlic. Dishwasher safe.
8. Cuisipro Herb Keeper [amazon]
The Herb Keeper is a smart storage tool to keep herbs fresh longer. The clear plastic container is 9-1/2-inch tall and holds large grocery store or farm market sized bunches of herbs. Use the knob on the lid to lift the tray, add about an inch of water to the bottom, and insert herb bunches into tray slots. The tray design allows the herb stems to hydrate while the leaves stay above water. Herbs like Rosemary, Thyme, Oregano and even Dill flourish in the herb keeper. Stalk vegetables like asparagus and celery also stay fresh and crisp in the Herb Keeper. Like fresh flowers, herbs need fresh water, refrigeration and a little space to remain fresh, colorful and crisp. The Herb Keeper is designed to fit in most refrigerator doors.
9. Lemon Saver [amazon]
Lemons tend to turn brown quite quickly after cutting. That’s why the Lemon Saver by Evriholder Products is so handy and innovative. This cool little gadget simply slips over a cut lemon to keep it fresh longer. Perfect for all the citrus lovers among us, this clip allows you to eat half of a lemon one day and the other half the next day.
10. Lettuce Keeper [amazon]
With the Progressive lettuce keeper, keep fruit, lettuce and vegetables fresh longer up to approximately 2 weeks. Wash and store all in one container. The oblong shaped container doubles as a colander and water reservoir in the base keeps produce moist. Adjustable vent regulates air circulation adn moisture. Extra divider is included for storing different types of produce and is conveniently stored underneath the lid when not in use. Includes a printed produce storage guide for easy reference. Dishwasher safe.
11. Slicing Cheese Keeper [amazon]
This slicing cheese keeper fits up to a 2lb block of cheese. An integrated slicing blade with leverage handles make slicing cheese easier. The blade is removable for easy cleaning. Its clear lid helps control air flow and moisture keeping cheese fresh and reduces odor absorption. The base of the keeper acts as a cutting board and can also be used as a serving tray. Dishwasher safe.
12. Silvermark Microfiber Salad Bag [amazon]
Silvermark brings state-of-the-art technology to food storage. The practical storage solution for freshly washed produce. Microfiber material is ideal for storing freshly washed lettuce and other salad greens. Keeps freshly washed produce on hand and ready to use.
13. Adjustable Bread Keeper [amazon]
Use the Progressive adjustable bread keeper for keeping bread and other baked goods fresh longer. Adjust the air vents to allow the right amount of air in the keeper. It expands up to 11-inch to accommodate most bread sizes. A bread board is included for convenient slicing. This keeper is great for muffins, rolls, bagels, cookies, pastries and more. Dishwasher safe.