food huggers - preserving the freshness of leftover produce food huggers - preserving the freshness of leftover produce
jul 08, 2013

food huggers - preserving the freshness of leftover produce

food huggers – preserving the freshness of leftover produce

 

 

 

less wasted food. less wasted money. less wasted plastic wrap.
these are the key driving forces behind ‘food huggers‘ – a new way of preserving the freshness of leftover produce – by adrienne mcnicholas and michelle ivankovic. the product addresses the need to prolong the shelf life of our fruits and vegetables in the form of reusable 100% FDA silicone (BPA and phalate free) covers which can easily be popped over the remaining half of your apples, onions, peppers etc., creating a seal which locks in their natural juices and moisture. the upper edges of each ‘hugger’ snuggly wraps around your produce securing the lid in place and preventing it from air circulation which can cause food to spoil or dehydrate. dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe, they are available in four different sizes, to accommodate all shapes and sizes (from 1.5″ to 4″), the newest product added to the line-up is the ‘advocado hugger’ which is currently seeking funding on kickstarter.

 

 


food huggers come in four different sizes to accommodate the varying shapes and sizes of fruit and vegetables

 

 

 


the upper edge of the food huggers create a seal around your food so that natural juices are locked inside

 

 


the advocado hugger is the newest product to join the line

 

 

 

 


how the advocado hugger works
video courtesy of food huggers

 

  • Oh please. You’d ‘save’ a lot more by eating the whole thing and not buying it in a packet in the first place. This is waste on an industrial scale. People who buy these probably buy water in a bottle and proudly recycle it. I hope no one buys them.

    markus says:
  • 😛

    jinngonqui says:
  • brilliant

    dbkii says:
  • This is a really cool idea and I really hope to see it at stores in the next year.

    henz says:
  • Great idea1

    beble says:
  • I love this so much. I cook all the time but just for myself and I hate to waste perfectly fresh and good vegetables.

    henz says:
  • It seems like size would really matter when using these. The largest size wold not fit the average large tomato I use during the peak of the tomato season. Brilliant idea, but practical? On a limited basis I believe.

    OPa says:
  • Bravo!! for those of us who are single or who practice portion control and who like a tidy and fresh fridge this is brilliant. Anything to help preserve the beautiful and expensive fruit and vegetables that make for a healthy and happy life is worth a try.
    Markus, buy water, in glass, alkaline it helps the body stay balanced…..maybe it will help you with your mean spirit.

    Paola says:
  • really good %%

    farzan says:
  • I agree 100% with the first comment, by Markus- further waste on an industrial scale- make it out of something that functions the same and isn’t made from a non-renewable resource, that would be impressive

    Mary St. John says:
  • Markus- really? What package are you talking about? I just saw fresh produce. Do you really use a whole lemon or lime, every time? Eat a whole avocado?Use the perfect amount of onion? Do you not cook? Most people don’t use every part of every fruit or vegetable. You really think they should eat the whole thing? Many people don’t want to wast food and this is a great way to reuse something rather than using plastic wrap, which gets thrown away. You must work for Saran Wrap or something.

    mary says:
  • I any one can help me how can i order stuff from this website because I want to order some but since is in different state I don’t know how thank u

    Diana says:

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