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25 Lunch Box Innovations

From Juice Box Cameras to Festive Bento Boxes

— July 24, 2009 — Lifestyle
September will soon be rolling around the corner, and with the coming fall season, packed lunches will once again be part of your morning routine.

From competitive lunch box creations to pre-segmented meal portions, there is a lunch box innovation for all.

Implications - The recession forced many families and working individuals to cut budgets for dining out, opting instead for bagged lunches packed at home. To infuse fun and flavor into these prepacked meals, home cooks have turned into culinary artists and adopted food presentation techniques from Japan's bento boxes. Similarly, designers have created innovative food storage solutions that put an artistic, personalized twist on standard plastic containers and plain lunchboxes.
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Activity
Freshness
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Creepy Bento
Creepy Bento
Bento Lunchbox Treats Get Scary
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24
Pre-Segmented Meal Portions
Pre-Segmented Meal Portions
The Nutrition Pyramid Lunch Box
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23
Lunch Box for Dogs
Lunch Box for Dogs
Dora Bento Pochi
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22
Customizable Lunch Boxes
Customizable Lunch Boxes
Ogg Studio Personalization
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21
Edible Album Covers
Edible Album Covers
Obacchi Jacket Bento Meals
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20
Family Bonding Through Bento
Family Bonding Through Bento
In Japan, 'Bento Day' Lets Kids Learn to Make Healthy Lunches
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19
Juicy Alarms
Juicy Alarms
The Juice Box Alarm Clock is a Wake Up Call in Disguise
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18
USB Powered Lunchboxes
USB Powered Lunchboxes
The Thanko Hot Box Keeps Your Meals Toasty
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17
Festive Bento Boxes
Festive Bento Boxes
Seasoned Seasons Greetings Depict Rice as Snow
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16
Edible Album Covers (UPDATE)
Edible Album Covers (UPDATE)
Bento Box Art
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15
Luxury To-Go Packaging
Luxury To-Go Packaging
Emma Smart Lunch Boxes Make Portable Meals Classy
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14
Bento Artistry
Bento Artistry
Creativity Expressed Through the Art of the Japanese Lunch Box
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13
Celebrity Lunch Boxes
Celebrity Lunch Boxes
The Charity Lunchbox Auction
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12
Hindu Lunch Boxes
Hindu Lunch Boxes
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11
Artistic Lunch Landscapes
Artistic Lunch Landscapes
Sakurako Kitsa's Bento Works of Art
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10
Self-Heating Lunchboxes
Self-Heating Lunchboxes
MO:BEN Makes It Easy to Reheat Your Lunch
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9
Rockstar Juice Boxes
Rockstar Juice Boxes
Beatle Juice Includes Paul 'Apple' McCartney and John ‘Lemon' Len
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8
Edible Cartoons
Edible Cartoons
‘Where the Wild Things Are' Bento Box Celebrates the Children's
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7
Edible Cartoons
Edible Cartoons
Face Food Bento Boxes
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6
Juice Box Cameras
Juice Box Cameras
Take Secret Shots With A Hidden Camera In Your Lunch Box
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5
Competitive Lunch Box Creations
Competitive Lunch Box Creations
Star Wars Art in the Bento Challenge
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4
Fruit-Inspired Beverage Packaging
Fruit-Inspired Beverage Packaging
Japanese Juice Carton Looks Like a Banana
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3
Spooky Bento Boxes
Spooky Bento Boxes
10 Halloween-Inspired Mini Meals
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2
Fruity Beverage Packaging
Fruity Beverage Packaging
Naoto Fukasawa Flavors His Juice Boxes With Creativity (UPDATE)
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1
Shipping Container Cafes
Shipping Container Cafes
Montreal Muvbox Restaurant Serves Lobster & Pizza
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