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Flour Stay Fresh Container

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Flour Stay Fresh Container


Product Information

Designed for people who don't want to transfer opened packages to airtight containers, our Flour Stay Fresh Container is the answer. Simply drop the opened bag into the container and snap the airtight lid closed.

  • Perfectly sized for a standard five pound bag
  • Refrigerator-, freezer- and top rack dishwasher-safe



BPA Free


  • 6" x 5" x 8-1/2" h

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Flour Stay Fresh Container is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 65.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Four Container So happy with this 5 lb flour container. The bag fits perfectly and the price was great! Recommend to everyone.
Date published: 2020-01-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Does Not Work I purchased this flour storage container some time back, but I finally pulled it out to use. I was very disappointed. I put a new bag of flour in it and could not get the lid to stay shut. I would close it and I would pick it up and the top would flip open repetitively. Not sure how fresh the flour would be with the top popping open every time it is picked up. This storage container was a total waste of my money.
Date published: 2019-09-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from functional, practical, inexpensive solution Very inexpensive, practical solution for storing flour. 5lb bag typically sold at grocery stores fits right in. Can stably stack/be stacked on other things to save space. *Note: Not an airtight container
Date published: 2019-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from “Convenient “ I brought this product a few weeks ago and use it to hold sugar. I also prefer square containers they make better use of space and look more organized. Would highly recommend this product and anything at the container store.
Date published: 2019-07-11
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not very good Was hoping to be able to keep a bag of flour in this container and keep the bugs out. But once you place a full 5 lb bag in the container the lid wont stay closed. Not sure if the bag is causing the sides to expand but the flimsy clip that is supposed to keep closed will never be able to keep a full bag fresh.. Should have known by the price it was too good too be true .
Date published: 2019-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great fit I’m in a small apartment and love to bake. I use several flours and don’t have room for multiple flours.
Date published: 2019-01-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Flour Keeper Maybe it is my fault but I thought this would be airtight, but it is not. I am hoping the closure will still keep the "moths" out. Otherwise great fit/item.
Date published: 2018-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fits its purpose exactly The 5 pound pack of flour fits perfectly in this container. Keeps pantry shelves neat and organized. Probably keeps flour fresher longer as well.
Date published: 2018-04-26
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not what I needed I ordered 2 of these, but I should have read the description a little better and noted the size listed. What I wanted/need is a container to put a bag of flour in that I can dip out of, kind of a canister, but for in my cupboard rather than sitting out. This picture shows that the bag does fit in the container, but if you put a new full bag in, it extends above where the lid opens, which is about an inch below where the top of the bag is, so you can't really just cut the top of the bag off and put a scoop in there and dip out of it. I use more than one kind of flour, so I like to keep the flour in the bag with the bag showing so I can tell which flour is stored there. This isn't going to work for me.
Date published: 2017-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works exactly as described. Fit the 5# bag right inside. Keeping it neat, and making it easier for me to grab off the shelf.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good Storage Container I was looking for a container to put my 51b bags of King Arthur Flour. It is a good storage container. However this container is not airtight. It does snap close, but I wasn't very confident that it would stay closed, particularly after many months of use. Also, the price of this item ($3.99) is a bit of an indication that its not as good as some of the others, especially after a lot of use.
Date published: 2016-10-21
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Cost effective The flour stay fresh containers are a good buy for the money and the sacks fit in them well. I prefer the snap on lids on the tellifresh containers over these though. The lids do not secure well on these. Overall I am still satisfied with the containers I bought.
Date published: 2016-03-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Convenient Storage Container I wanted a no frills, easy to use container to put inside my cabinet to store my flour and still be able to keep it inside its bag. I needed something that would keep the flour dry and deter bugs. It is the ideal size to store a full size bag of flour. I had tried plastic zip bags, but it's difficult to find the right size. I've only had it for a few weeks. but so far I have no complaints. Hopefully it will solve the problem of bugs.
Date published: 2016-02-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not Made Well - Don't Waste Your Money This container is not made well at all. It is not air tight and the lid does not "snap" shut... it simply stays in place. If you hit it with another item in the cabinet, it will pop open. I would return it but it is only $3.99. It would cost me more in postage to mail it back than I paid for it.
Date published: 2016-01-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Won't stay closed I'm one of those individuals that get suckered in by the gimmicky things. I thought this box would be great, it was the exact size I needed for a bag of flour.... NOPE! We got flour from our local WinCo, the box would not close with the bag in it. So I turned the bag upside down and poured about 85% of the contents in before I reached the brim of the box. Well now I need two containers, because the remaining 15% couldn't fit in. This defeated the point of buying this specific container. Also, any time you tap it on accident the lid pops right on open. I grazed it the other day putting the sugar box (same brand) away and the box popped right on open. The seal isn't worth a darn. I would recommend getting one of those huge glass jars, or even a BPA free plastic container with a good lid.
Date published: 2015-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from THESE ARE THE BEST! Bought four of these 5 years ago to put my different flours in. (we only eat home made bread) Thought it would be easy because I could inventory how much I had on hand and keep my pantry free from "four dust" which equals bugs. These did the trick! But I started to want to use them for more than just flour. So happy to come back to the site and see them still there. I am ordering 4 more!
Date published: 2014-08-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Purchase Priced several dollars less than ones that I've looked at before. Just what I needed for our RV.
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 1 out of 5 by from No Way Does a 5 Lb Bag of Flour Fit in This! Well my title says it all - I use masa and whole wheat flours and thought, how nice and neat to be able to store these two side by side. In face, I had a 4.4 lb bag of flour that wouldn't fit in this box! So now I just use it to store miscellaneous hot cereals.
Date published: 2014-06-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great storage Just bought this container. It is great for the price. It appears to provide an airtight seal once closed...which is a concern that I have for food storage.
Date published: 2014-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great Flour bags fit great it seems to fit tight i think it should keep things fresh
Date published: 2014-01-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from does what it says I recently decided it was more cost effective to make my own breads than use the conventional 'boxes' of mixes out there, so I had to buy more than just your typical bread flour. so I needed something to keep the bags in while in the fridge. These containers do the job!! the 5 lb bags fit right in, I can still read which flour it is, and with these containers I have less change of any of the flour 'spilling' in my fridge in the event the bag falls over or gets a tear in it, which it can't now because every pouch is contained in its own container. will definitely be buying more as I purchase more flours.
Date published: 2013-11-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from OK for infrequent use I got this because I'm starting to get into baking and wanted a good flour container. Got an OXO container for my all-purpose flour but didn't want to splurge for another OXO for my bread flour. Tried this instead. Does a great job of keeping bag contained. However, kind of wish I had the OXO as I get into the bottom of the flour bag and just want to refill it. But now, will probably have to wait until I completely finish the bag to swap out for new. Also, like the rest of the containers in this family, the closure is rather flimsy. If I grab the container from the top (which I do often because I keep it on the bottom shelf), it can pop open. Also would not have a lot of confidence in this if I dropped it.
Date published: 2013-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy view Easy to store open packages and easy to find in the cabinet.
Date published: 2013-04-29
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I use this in my camper! I use these in my camper for flour, sugar, noodles, rice, packaged seasonings, etc. I love to keep my favorite cooking items handy for the summer. It actually keeps the dampness out and helps me organize things that I can find easily in a small space with ease! I only gave it 4 stars because You do have to be careful with it. It is flexible plastic but for the price it is a good buy and works well!!
Date published: 2013-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Now I'm organized! I absolutely love this container. I purchased two of them and can't wait to order more!
Date published: 2013-04-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Makes my pantry more clean & organized Great, simple solution to an annoying problem. Keeps my pantry cleaner and easier to navigate without spilling flour all over the place. I was worried the thin plastic would melt in my dishwasher, but it didn't. Worth the price.
Date published: 2013-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Flour Stay Fresh Container I can put flour or sugar in the container and don't have to mess with plastic bags to keep from spilling contents all over the counter if it tips over. And you don't have to hold the bag while trying to get product out.
Date published: 2013-03-24
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Convenient Storage This container keeps sugar from spilling out of the bag, and is clear to helps to see what is inside.
Date published: 2013-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Came back for more I use a few different types of flour, and these are perfect for storing them. Also, I use one for holding pizza dough packets (the kind you just add water to), and it makes my cupboards neater since they aren't falling all over the place. I alternate them right side up and upside down to fit more into the container. Works great! I came back to get another container since I commandeered one for the pizza crust packets!
Date published: 2013-02-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great!! Perfect item to store flour in!! no more ziplock bags!
Date published: 2013-02-20
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Community Q&A

Is this only for bagged flours and sugars or "loose"/opened bags of flours and sugars? Thanks!

Asked by: Somerset
I purchased a new 5# bag and was able to insert it sealed.
Answered by: LAlison
Date published: 2020-06-07

Is this for storing on the shelf or in refrigerator or freezer?

Asked by: ADLWAHI
You can store it anywhere you like, mine is in the pantry on a shelf.
Answered by: LilKaylie
Date published: 2017-02-18

Is this airtight?

Is this an airtight container? I'd like to keep any little bugs out and also keep the flour/sugar fresh. Will this product do these things?
Asked by: mcoffeesnob
Yes, it is pretty air tight. Never found any bugs.
Answered by: chappytrails
Date published: 2019-03-02

Where is this item made?

Asked by: organizedmom2020
This is made in China.
Answered by: TheContainerStore
Date published: 2020-06-11

How many cups will it hold?

I want to be able to pour in a 5 lb bag to scoop it up.
Asked by: PinkLips
Our Flour Stay Fresh Container is perfectly sized for a standard five pound (17 cups) bag flour.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-09-22

Have these flour/sugar plastic containers ALWAYS been BPA free?

I purchased these probably five years ago when not much was mentioned about have concerns that they are not BPA free.
Asked by: suesmom
Yes, our Flour Stay Fresh Container has always been BPA-free.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2020-06-04

I order this item and received a file box. I need to return it, what do I need to do

Asked by: cams
We are so sorry about that. You may return to a store, or return through the mail to the address below. 500 Freeport Parkway, Suite 100, Coppell, TX 75019
Answered by: TheContainerStore
Date published: 2020-06-15

Why not make really GOOD quality?

This question is mainly for the Container Store: Containers are your specialty. I NEED a good container for what is pictured here, i.e. 5lb bag of flour and a similar-sized bag of maseca. Please, since you are the Container Store, please make your products better. As in very good quality. Please?
Asked by: VaCook
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