8 Gadgets That Will Keep Your Snacks from Going Stale
Keep your salty snacks and sweet treats as fresh as the day you bought 'em with these must-have snack savers.
Every product is independently selected by our editors. If you buy something through our links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
There’s nothing worse than reaching into a bag full of salty, crispy goodness… for a stale chip. Save your snacks with a set of chip clips ($6). The clips are perfect for any crunchy snack like chips, pretzels or even a bag of homemade potato chips.
Why it made our list: The clips work well on bags of all sizes and have a magnet on the back, too. You can store extra clips on your refrigerator for easy access when you do need one!
Cereal Dispenser Set
If you live with children, chances are your cereal boxes are in a constant state of being partially-opened. Keep your morning meal crunchy with airtight cereal dispensers ($50). And learn how to turn your favorite cereal into fun snacks and treats.
Why it made our list: This product earns rave reviews from Amazon customers for being easy to use.
Reusable Storage Bags
A great way to keep your pantry stocked is by buying products in bulk. Keep them as fresh as possible by placing them in smaller, reusable storage bags ($13). These are perfect for dried fruits and snack mixes.
Why it made our list: The bags are leak-proof and waterproof but still easy for kids to open.
If the pantry shelf room is tight, move some of the storage to the kitchen counter with beautiful and functional glass jars ($35). Perfect for dried goods, cookies and granola, glass jars display your favorite pantry staples while helping them last longer.
Why it made our list: The lids are 100% airtight, so you’ll hear a satisfying whoosh as the container seals. That seal helps keep food fresh.
Bag Sealer Clip Sticks
Lock in crispness when you seal your snack bags with bag sealer clip sticks ($14). The reusable sticks keep out air and water, preserving your chips, crackers and pretzels. Add them to your must-haves list when stocking a pantry.
Why it made our list: Amazon reviewers LOVE the clip sticks!
Keep your fruit at its perfect level of ripeness with a banana keeper drawstring bag ($10). If your bananas are already overripe, mash them up for the best-ever banana bread and start over with a fresh bunch.
Why it made our list: For many shoppers, the last two or three bananas in the bunch go mushy before they can be eaten. Plus, the Banana Keeper traps the ethylene gas emitted from bananas, so it won’t overripen other produce.
Airtight Food Storage Container Set
Investing in a set of airtight storage containers ($40) is a smart way to keep food tasting like new while giving your pantry a clean, uniform look. Empty store-bought snacks into each labeled container or use them to display the pantry staples you can make at home.
Why it made our list: The containers are stackable, making it easy to organize your cupboard or pantry.
Want to keep your baked goods moist and tasty? Wrap them in beeswax reusable wraps ($10). These washable wraps are great for the environment while keeping muffins and cookies tasting like they just came out of the oven. Learn how to store leftover food of all types with our handy guide.
Why it made our list: Each Beeswax Wrap is sturdy but flexible, making it a great alternative to plastic wrap.