Now most of us reading this have grown up with the old classic lunch box that was metallic, and probably has their favorite television show characters on them. Including the thermos that our parents would put milk or some kind of juice in the box. The lunches were delicious, sometimes they were healthy, sometimes not so much. However, as kids we did not care about that of course. We just wanted to eat. However, as things always do times have changed, and a more portable and covenant type of lunch box has come in to the mainstream market. This is a concept and design from the famous Japanese bento box, and if you have kids, once you see one of these lunch boxes you will never want to use anything else ever again.
Several advantages of bento lunchboxes over the old metallic ones are the safety factor. With metal your dealing with rust and possible cuts when the metal gets bent, and it always does sooner or later. We all know how our kids treat their lunch boxes. Most bento food containers are made out of a safe type of plastic. So it will be durable and seal against moisture. They also each come with separate containers that fit in to their own slots inside the box itself. This great little food container also comes with its own set of silverware. This idea of separating the foods into small containers helps maintain food portion control. All of which is very important for children leading a healthy lifestyle and not over eating. A lot of the bento containers also come with a little carrying case to put the entire lunch box inside.
The advantages of bento lunchboxes are numerous to just throwing a sandwich in a brown bag. Plus, these can be used by not just children but adults as well. They are perfect for a lunch in the park or when traveling, be it on a train or airplane. Other advantages of bento lunchboxes is that they are dishwasher safe. Now show me a metallic meal box that you could put in your dishwasher. Another great thing is a lot of these come with great laptop lunch ideas and recipes that fit perfectly in the bento lunch box. So if you are looking for a better way to pack your child’s lunch for them, or if it is for you just to have an easy lunch while traveling, then the bento lunch box is the way to go.