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Five Best Kitchen Canisters

Updated on November 10, 2010

A great kitchen is not just a place to cook, eat or gather - it's a room that deserves the same attention as any other - and small accessories such as kitchen canisters should be purchased carefully.

You need to consider, the style, color and they're overall usefulness. There are ones that are versatile and will store pretty much anything - others are designed to store specific items such as spices or cookies.

They're a great way to organise your kitchen and create some order. In effect they're similar to many other kitchen tools and utensils - and some can be used to further enhance your choice of décor. The five best kitchen container sets are featured below - all are great value for money and best selling canisters.

Signature Housewares Sorrento Set of 3 Canisters
Signature Housewares Sorrento Set of 3 Canisters

Signature Housewares Sorrento Set of 3 Canisters

This is the best selling of the stoneware red kitchen canisters. They're a gorgeous vibrant red, substantial and manufactured from chip resistant lead-free stoneware. The silicon around the underside of the lid creates an airtight seal, which aides freshness and they look beautiful placed on the countertop.

The set comprise a trio of 36, 48 and 80 ounce canisters, perfect for coffee and sugar, dried food stuff, cookies and candy. They're safe to run through the dishwasher and they're part of an extensive collection of kitchen home-ware. Also available in ruby, ivory gold and green, they're superb value for money and will last for years to come.

Snapware 60002BXS Square Grip 10-Piece Airtight Dry-Food Canister Set
Snapware 60002BXS Square Grip 10-Piece Airtight Dry-Food Canister Set

Snapware 60002BXS Square Grip 10-Piece Airtight Dry-Food Canister Set

This is the best selling collection of the glass kitchen canisters. There are five jars with air tight lids and five useful spoon scoops. They're practical for storing pulses, seeds and nuts, great for cereals, cookies and more. The design is simple yet classic and they will store on a counter top or in a cupboard equally well.

The scoop spoons are useful and fit into the jars, allowing you to remove your stored foods with fuss and mess. The lids are a silicon air tight seal and the manufacture is shatter proof flexi-glass that's both odor and stain resistant. A cracking price for a cracking little set of kitchen containers.


Oggi EZ Grip Handle 4-Piece Ceramic Airtight Canister Set
Oggi EZ Grip Handle 4-Piece Ceramic Airtight Canister Set

Oggi EZ Grip Handle 4-Piece Ceramic Airtight Canister Set

These are the best selling red ceramic kitchen canisters and the color is bold, bright and will add a beautiful splash of color to your kitchen. The lids are silicon sealed and air tight and the price tag gets you a set of four in varying sizes. Great for sugar, flour and other dry goods, they're dishwasher safe, stylish and practical.

The design is modern and the manufacture is robust. There are scoop spoons that slot into the front of the jars and the nifty handles are a great feature when it comes to tipping and pouring them. An innovative collection, practical and user friendly all round.

Round 4-pc. Canister Set - Black
Round 4-pc. Canister Set - Black

Round 4-pc. Canister Set - Black

These are the best black kitchen canisters and the color lends itself to a variety of kitchen decors. They're a contemporary looking set, air tight lids, solid ceramic and come with a stainless steel scooping spoon - which sits in a slot on the side of the jars.

They can take a trip through a dishwasher, though they're better cleaned by way of hand washing. Suitable for a variety of dry goods, these will stand out on your countertop - more so if you co-ordinate them with a collection of other kitchen utensils and tools in the same color. A beautiful looking set and more than worth the purchase price.

Polder Stainless Steel Window Canister Set with Lids
Polder Stainless Steel Window Canister Set with Lids

Polder Stainless Steel Window Canister Set with Lids

There are the best stainless steel kitchen canisters and a great choice if you're looking for a set of storage jars that are contemporary and sleek looking with an innovative design. The acrylic window is extremely handy - a glance will tell you which canister contains what and how much is left.

The lids are all air tight and they will run through the dishwasher happily enough. The outer is brushed stainless steel and their storage capacity is two, three and four quarts respectively. Great for storing a range of dry goods, they're good for either storing in the pantry or leaving out on show.

If you are looking for a nice stainless steel set for flour, oats and other dry goods. This set of 3 canisters would surely impress you. It is made u of stainless steel material with acrylic windows that allows you to see its contents. You wouldn't have to open the jar to check what is in it. Just peek through the window and you will know the supply level at one glance.

This has an airtight lids that keep your food fresh and dry. The cleaning is great too since you could use your dishwasher for it. They just don't have service spoons included and the steel looks shiny in the picture but they are brushed for real.


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    Guy Meadows 

    7 years ago

    Very informative tips. I am thinking of putting this to this pretty website I own

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    Sarah Carlsley 

    8 years ago from Minnesota

    Love the stainless steel canisters, they would easily match the stainless appliances and tie the kitchen together. It's also nice that the Oggi EZ canisters have spoons right there, that's super convenient!


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