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90 Food Carrier Innovations

From Self-Heating Lunch Boxes to Compartmentalized Food Containers

— March 18, 2015 — Lifestyle
These food carrier innovations range from compact and practical lunch boxes to compartmentalized snack containers that are perfect for school or work. In addition to lunch boxes and meal containers, these examples also include portable packaging that is created to be collapsible or biodegradable in its design.

Inspiring one to make their lunch at home, these food carrier products keep your meal or snacks organized and encourage one to get creative rather than spending money on store-bought meals.

Standouts from this list include consciously preserved baby food containers that are perfect for on-the-go parents along with clever fast food carriers that fit a handful of fries while leaving a separate space for dipping sauce or ketchup. Other favorites from this list include miniature veggie pouches, portable yogurt packages and even lunch bags that are equipped with a self-heating feature.
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Vibrant Bento Lunchboxes
Vibrant Bento Lunchboxes
'Bento Colors' is an Effecient and Stylish Way to Carry Your Lunch
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89
Disease-Fighting Lunch Boxes
Disease-Fighting Lunch Boxes
This Smart Lunch Box Design Conveniently Reminds Kids to Use Wet Naps
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88
Consciously Preserved Infant Meals
Consciously Preserved Infant Meals
Pienter Baby Food Develops Kids' Taste Recognition Skills
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87
Fantasy Heroine Lunchboxes
Fantasy Heroine Lunchboxes
This GoT Lunchbox Features a Print of the Mother of Dragons
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86
Barbecuing Lunch Boxes
Barbecuing Lunch Boxes
The Compact Ziggle All-in-One Grill Can Carry and Cook Your al Fresco Meal
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85
Microwavable Cooking Containers
Microwavable Cooking Containers
The Lekue Pasta Cooker Can Cook Pasta Entirely in the Microwave
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84
Anime Ball Bags
Anime Ball Bags
These Poke Ball Lunch Bags are Perfect for a Pokemon Trainer
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83
Childhood TV-Inspired Bags
Childhood TV-Inspired Bags
Dave Delisle's Novelty Lunch Box Mimics Mr. Dressup's Tickle Trunk
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82
Stacked Compact Lunch Boxes
Stacked Compact Lunch Boxes
The Compleat Modular Comes with a Chopping Board and Place Mat
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81
Zombie Warning Lunch Boxes
Zombie Warning Lunch Boxes
These Lunch Boxes Playfully Warn Against Possible Monster Attacks
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80
Funky Mascot Food Containers
Funky Mascot Food Containers
The Domo Tin Lunch Box Lets Domo-Kun Join You at Noon
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79
Sci-Fi Meal Carriers
Sci-Fi Meal Carriers
The Star Wars R2-D2 Tin Tote is Perfect for Diehard Fans of the Saga
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78
Girly Serving Tray Sets
Girly Serving Tray Sets
Pich Shop's Princess Dinner Set Boasts Dishware and Utensils
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77
Retro Nerd Carryalls
Retro Nerd Carryalls
'A New Hope' Poster Art Messenger Bag is for Older 'Star Wars' Fans
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76
Charming Meal Carriers
Charming Meal Carriers
The Apple of My Eye Lunch Bag by DABBAWALLA BAGS is Fruit-Adorned
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75
Fresh Produce-Preserving Seals
Fresh Produce-Preserving Seals
Food Huggers are Simply Adorable Kitchen Tools for Preserving Food
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74
Cartoony Snack Boxes
Cartoony Snack Boxes
Appy Food & Drinks' Food Boxes for Kids Are Filled with Treats & Activities
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73
Vacuum-Powered Food Containers
Vacuum-Powered Food Containers
The VacuVita Air Seals Your Food To Keep It Fresh
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72
Hygiene-Promoting Lunchboxes
Hygiene-Promoting Lunchboxes
The Compleat Clean Comes with a Whiteboard and Sanitary Towel Holder
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71
Breakfast Tart Containers
Breakfast Tart Containers
The Pop Tart Container Neatly Holds Two Baked Tarts for a Later Snack
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70
Collapsible Lunch Containers
Collapsible Lunch Containers
Fablunch's Silicone Food Containers Change Form to Fit Any Meal
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69
Customized Console Food Carriers
Customized Console Food Carriers
The NES Lunchbox Gives New Life to Nintendo's Classic Console
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68
Culinary-Inspired Baby Foods
Culinary-Inspired Baby Foods
Plum Organics Creates Healthy Options Exposing Babies to Many Flavors
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67
Jigsaw Dining Sets
Jigsaw Dining Sets
The Puzzle Dinner Tray by Wendy Boudewijns is Designed for Kids
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66
Instant Oatmeal Cups
Instant Oatmeal Cups
MOM Brands' Prepackaged Oatmeal Makes Prepping Breakfasts and Snacks Easy
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65
Heroic Meal Containers
Heroic Meal Containers
The Superman Thermos Lunch Box Comes Complete with a Cape
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64
Spacecraft Lunch Makers
Spacecraft Lunch Makers
The Star Wars Sandwich Cutters Help You Take Off the Curst
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63
Animated Movie Meals
Animated Movie Meals
Have Lunch with Buzz Lightyear Using the Toy Story Shirtbox
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62
Specialty Diet Kid Cuisine
Specialty Diet Kid Cuisine
Little Ducks Organic Baby Food Will Put a Smile on Your Face
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61
Expiration-Detecting Food Containers
Expiration-Detecting Food Containers
The Foodmer by Yeom Ha-na Shows When Your Nom Noms Expire
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60
Bipolar Food Carriers
Bipolar Food Carriers
The Warm N' Cool Can Both Heat and Chill Food On-the-Go
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59
Zany Zombie Lunch Boxes
Zany Zombie Lunch Boxes
The Zombie Survival Kit Will Feed the Hunger
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58
Portable Communal Bentos
Portable Communal Bentos
The Amrita Kulkarni 'Dine-In' Concept Brings Families Together
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57
Frozen Infant Food Trays
Frozen Infant Food Trays
The Baby Food Freezer Tray by OXO Keeps Homemade Baby Food Fresh
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56
Stretching Sandwich Storage
Stretching Sandwich Storage
Compleat FoodSkin is the World's Most Flexible Silicone Lunch Box
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55
Glowing Banana Protectors
Glowing Banana Protectors
The BananaGuard Prevents Mushing AND It Glows in the Dark
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54
Literal Food Carriers
Literal Food Carriers
The Sandwich Lunch Box Perfectly Preserves Your Sandwich
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53
Portable French Fry Cones
Portable French Fry Cones
Perpetual Kid's French Fry Cone Makes for Easy Dipping and Snacking
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52
Polar Bear Bento Boxes
Polar Bear Bento Boxes
The Gel-Cooma Lunch Box is "Beary" Adorable
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51
Content-Matching Fruit Containers
Content-Matching Fruit Containers
Store Away Your Granny Smiths in This Apple-Shaped Apple Basket
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50
Chalky Meal Containers
Chalky Meal Containers
Linda Facci's Blackboard Lunchbag is a Do-It-Yourself Project
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49
Building Block Lunchboxes
Building Block Lunchboxes
The LEGO Lunchbox is the Nerdy Way to Bring Food to School
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48
Airtight Snack Packs
Airtight Snack Packs
The Vacuum Lunchbox Keeps Your Mobile Meal at the Ideal Temperature
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47
Alarming Anti-Theft Lunchboxes
Alarming Anti-Theft Lunchboxes
The World's First Container Alarms Protect Lunches from Thieves
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46
Healthy Lunch Boxes
Healthy Lunch Boxes
The OmieBox Holds Hot and Cold Food in One Colorful Container
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45
Mini Refrigerator Containers
Mini Refrigerator Containers
These Compact Lunch Boxes by Frozzypack Safely Cool Your Meals
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44
Chemistry-Loving Lunch Carriers
Chemistry-Loving Lunch Carriers
The Periodic Lunch Bag is Perfect for Science Guys and Gals
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43
Hybrid Serving-Storage Receptacles
Hybrid Serving-Storage Receptacles
Kloken Locking Food Container Helps Cut Down on Dirty Dishes
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42
Adorable Fruit Guardians
Adorable Fruit Guardians
Fruity Faces' Inflatable Fruit Carriers Make Eating Healthy Fun
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41
Military Lunch Box Designs
Military Lunch Box Designs
This Metallic Ammo-Styled Meal Carrying Case is Ideal for Manly Men
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40
Customizable Lunch Boxes
Customizable Lunch Boxes
Ogg Studio Personalization
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39
Charitable Cracker Satchels
Charitable Cracker Satchels
Eco-Friendly Itzy Ritzy 'Snack Happened' Bags Feed the Hungry
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38
Chic Chained Lunch Bags
Chic Chained Lunch Bags
Create a Stylish Faux Leather Meal Carrier with This Creative Tutorial
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37
Transformative Chip Containers
Transformative Chip Containers
Anthony Cole's Chip Packaging Morphs into a Bowl After Opening
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36
Galactic Meal Containers
Galactic Meal Containers
'Star Wars' Lunch Boxes Feed Your Inner Nerd
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35
Compartmentalized Containers
Compartmentalized Containers
Black + Blum's Bento Box Container Fits Food Essentials
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34
Boxy Sieve Designs
Boxy Sieve Designs
The Folding Colander Flattens Completely for Compact Cupboard Storage
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33
Scribbling Food Containers
Scribbling Food Containers
The Thomas Vu Lunch Box is Fun and Practical
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32
USB Powered Lunchboxes
USB Powered Lunchboxes
The Thanko Hot Box Keeps Your Meals Toasty
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31
Sandwich-Saving Lunchboxes
Sandwich-Saving Lunchboxes
The FoodSkin Lunchbox Will Help Retain Your Sandwiches
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30
Reinforced Snack Sacks
Reinforced Snack Sacks
The Insulated Brown Paper Bag is Reusable and Resilient to Leaks
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29
Exotic Snack Boxes
Exotic Snack Boxes
Exotic Snacks' Packaging Makes Superfoods for Kids Appealing and Fun
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28
Morbid Organ-Inspired Lunchboxes
Morbid Organ-Inspired Lunchboxes
These Lunch Bags are Bizarrely Shaped Like Organ Transplant Boxes
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27
Waste-Free Eating
Waste-Free Eating
Kids Konserve Reusable Lunch Kits
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26
Lifetime Lunchboxes
Lifetime Lunchboxes
The Colorful Whipsaw Yubo Lunchbox is Here to Stay
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25
Nutritive Rocket Packs
Nutritive Rocket Packs
The FuelME is a Robust Container for Carrying Athletes' Meals
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24
Latent Lunch Bags
Latent Lunch Bags
BUILT Makes Creative Lunch Totes
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23
Portable Superfood Snacks
Portable Superfood Snacks
Nemichia's Super Chia Seed Snacks Pack a Big Nutritional Punch
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22
Accordion Takeout Containers
Accordion Takeout Containers
The Pack Away Lunchbox Compresses as You Gradually Pick Away Inside
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21
Slick Picnic Baskets
Slick Picnic Baskets
The Smeg Portable Freezer Makes Alfresco Eating Cool
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20
Sterilizing Food Containers
Sterilizing Food Containers
The BeFresh Fruit Storage Kills Bacteria and Keeps Produce Fresh
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19
Compartmentalizing Canister Cups
Compartmentalizing Canister Cups
The BNTO Canning Jar Lunchbox Adaptor Easily Sections a Jar
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18
Transportable Kitchens
Transportable Kitchens
The Outdoor Meal Kit is Like a Handheld Kitchen Cupboard
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17
Self-Heating Lunchboxes
Self-Heating Lunchboxes
MO:BEN Makes It Easy to Reheat Your Lunch
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16
Handy Snack Squishers
Handy Snack Squishers
The Wean Machine Helps Make Baby Food On the Go
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15
Eco Bottle Containers
Eco Bottle Containers
The Coca Cola Future Crate is One Step in a Sustainable Direction
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14
Spoon-Free Yogurt Pouches
Spoon-Free Yogurt Pouches
Chobani Yoghurt Pouches Let You Enjoy Your Snack on the Go
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13
Revealing Sandwich Packaging
Revealing Sandwich Packaging
This Sandwich Container Has Cutouts to Show the Meat Inside
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12
Roll-Out Lunch Tables
Roll-Out Lunch Tables
The Dine Away Lunchbox Unfurls into a Food Tray
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11
Solar-Powered Lunches
Solar-Powered Lunches
The Sunflower Lunchbox Carries Self-Heating Food
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10
Biodegradable Origami Bowls
Biodegradable Origami Bowls
This Food Bowl Design Imagines a Sustainable Way to Eat Ramen
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9
Elegant Snack Satchels
Elegant Snack Satchels
The Borja Garcia 'Lunch Box' Sophisticates Your Office Snacks
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8
Accordion Eco Cartons
Accordion Eco Cartons
This Chocolate Ecopack Concept is Light on the Earth and Generous on Dessert
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7
Mobile Meal Organizers
Mobile Meal Organizers
The Dabba Lunchbox Improves Transport, Portion Control and Presentation
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6
Compact Lunch Boxes
Compact Lunch Boxes
The Metaphys 'ojue' Easily Slides into Bags and Briefcases
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5
Portable Yogurt Packaging
Portable Yogurt Packaging
Ugo Offers an Easy-to-Eat Yogurt to Go Container and Spoon
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4
Fun Food Containers
Fun Food Containers
Goodbyn Compartmentalized Lunchboxes for Kids & Adults
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3
Uncrumpling Eco Containers
Uncrumpling Eco Containers
Sustainable Expanding Bowl Grows and Opens When Water's Poured Into It
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2
Stacked Snack Branding
Stacked Snack Branding
Cookie Break Packaging is a Crisp Tower of Goodness-Crammed Containers
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1
Tied Eco Takeaway
Tied Eco Takeaway
Take-Out Packaging by JoAnn Arello Contains All Food, Condiments and Cutlery
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