Food grade storage buckets are essential requirements for long term food storage. You can protect your food grains and articles from air and moisture by sealing them in mylar food storage bags. But you also need to protect the items from vermin. For this purpose, you need to store them in storage buckets with air tight lids. To avoid contamination, you need to ensure that the storage containers are made of food grade material. Such Food grade storage buckets are available for free at local bakeries as shown in the video below. If you cant get them for free, you can buy online.
Food grade storage buckets with airtight lids
6 gallon food grade storage buckets
This is a pack of 10 storage buckets of 6 gallon capacity with lids. The lids come in three colors – 4 white, 3 blue, 3 red. So you can group your food items into containers with different colored lids for easy identification.
5 Gallon Capacity Food grade storage buckets
5 gallon food grade storage containers in different packs from 1 to 14, some with lids and some without.
You can get them for free
Long-Term Dry Food Storage Set
Four (4) Leaktite 90 Mil White 5 Gallon Buckets,
Four (4) Gamma Seal Lids Black,
Ten (10) Mylar Bags (20" x 30" Heavy 5 Mil Food Grade Bags Large enough for 5 or 6 Gallon Buckets),
and Ten (10) 2000cc Oxy-Sorb Oxygen Absorbers (One 2000cc Oxygen Absorber generally sufficient for 5 to 6 Gallon Buckets).
This is a complete set of all the supplies needed for long term food storage. The video below shows how you use these for storing your food stuff properly.
Translucent Food Grade Storage Containers
Cambro Round Food Storage Container Sets
This is a set of two food grade containers with snap on lids. These are available in different capacities from 1 quart to 8 quart