Vacuum-pump system on this airtight storage container set preserves freshness of foods. Vacuum-sealing food storage system preserves freshness of foods or liquids. Superior design with silicone gasket keeps food fresh and flavorful. Easy to use -- pump center button, press and turn to lock. Vacuum pump suctions out air and moisture to keep food crisp and flavorful. Press secondary button to release vacuum. Wide opening to fill easily and rounded corners to pour. Modular stackable set saves cabinet, pantry or refrigerator space. Ideal sizes to preserve coffee beans, legumes, rice or pasta. Shatter- and scratch-resistant plastic will not stain or absorb food odors. Contents are visible for easy selection. BPA-free for healthy preservation of food. NSF-Certified. Cuisinart is a leading innovator of kitchenware for the home gourmet
- The National Sanitation Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organization that employs stringent sanitation standards in evaluating food equipment for commercial use.