THE METAL BREAD BOX- KEEPING YOUR BREAD FRESH AND SAFERelease Date: 2021-07-02
Bread is considered one of the oldest staple food in nearly every household the world over, yet research shows that it is the most difficult to store. Though it is impossible to stored bread indefinitely, a bread box is the most effective way to extend its quality and self-life. The breadbox or bread bins' invention was to ensure bread remains fresh and free from molds and germs. In the past, bread boxes were made of wood and sometimes pottery, also called bread crocks. Today, widely used bread boxes are made of ceramics, stainless steel, plastic, and wood. However, metal or stainless-steel bread boxes with bamboo lids are in high demand due to their durability, modern look, and eco-friendliness.
Advantages of a bread box
Munching poorly stored bread can be dangerous since a piece of bread left in the open air can accumulate harmful fungi and bacteria in a matter of minutes. When bread absorbs moisture from the air, a perfect breeding ground for damaging bacteria is formed. A bread box prevents the bread from absorbing moisture from the air keeping it safe from germs and lurking microbes in the environment. Choosing and cooking healthy food takes considerable preparation; emphasizing storage procedure is vital; otherwise, there will be no point for careful preparation. A bread box will ensure food safety from germs and keep the bread fresh by restricting air circulation that often hardens the bread. A bread box is also an eco-friendly way of storing bread since it limits the use of plastic. Going plastic-free creates less waste and ensures that the bread does not go stale.
Reasons why a metal bread box with a bamboo lid is in high demand
A metal bread box is preferred due to its durability since it is rarely affected by the elements in the environment. They are also designed with modern styles adding to the kitchen décor. A wooden bread box can be disadvantageous since it can absorb the humidity and expand, making it difficult to open or close the lid. On the other hand, the metal box is not affected by humidity, and it is designed to prevent rusting. The bamboo lid adds to the beauty of the metal bread box as it is eco-friendly. Besides, it is loose enough to allow airflow in the bread box. This airflow is vital in reducing condensation that could cause mildew and molds. The bread will remain fresh for a long time and keeps its flavor without going stale. Condensation could result in the accumulation of water in the box that eventually causes rusting, and the bamboo lid offers protection against such rust. The bamboo lid can also be used as a chopping board in the kitchen. Since it is classy, the bamboo lid could help give the kitchen a whole new look. The lid is also heavy enough to prevent rodents from accessing your delicacy.
What do consumers consider when buying a bread box?
Bread boxes have become highly sought products, and consumers are considering several factors while choosing bread.
Size- Bread boxes vary in measurements and size from company to company. The metal bread box measures 14.5 inches long x 9 inches deep x 9 inches high, meaning this bread box can store four loaves of bread, yet it takes less space within the counter. We customize the bread box sizes depending on the customers’ needs and preferences. Some prefer the wall-mountable bread box due to the lack of kitchen counter space. Whatever the client's preferred size and design, we can customize the bread box to suit market needs.
Lid design- The lid designs include hinged, flip-down, roll-top, magnetic, top lids, front, and the cutting board lid. The lid can affect how easily the bread is accessed and the space on the kitchen counter. We design the bread box lids depending on the market trends and the client’s preference, thus giving the customer something catchy and trendy.
Ventilation- A perfect bread box ought to have air vents; otherwise, the moisture will build up inside the box, causing faster mold growth on the bread and rust on the metal box. Our bread boxes allow for regulated airflow that ensures the bread in the box is fresh and germs-free.
Style and design- Bread boxes are not portable, which means that they will form part of your kitchen décor. We design bread boxes depending on the customer's requirement offering the color, logos, and shape as demanded by the customer. That way, the client has the power to choose how the bread box will look like in the kitchen.
Tip: How long will the bread stay fresh inside the box?
The box can keep the bread fresh to a maximum of almost a week if it is homemade bread. Nevertheless, other factors that determine the freshness of bread, like the general environment-hot temperature, tend to affect bread's freshness negatively. If the bread in the box is bought from a supermarket, its life depends on the dates indicated on the bread’s package. Refrigerating the bread for longer storage, though used by some, makes the bread stale faster due to starch retrogradation.
Food can be a source of valuable nutrients in the body to keep you healthy. However, poorly stored food can cause damage to your immune system through germs and bacteria. Bread is a staple food in most communities taken for granted when it comes to proper storage. This simple food can be a source of germs and disease-causing fungi, hence creating a bread box. The bred box is your kitchen partner in not only barring rodents from having a taste of your fresh bread but also keeping bacteria away. Additionally, a metal bread box with a bamboo lid is eco-friendly in a world that is going green, besides adding a little style to the kitchen look.