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LITTLE LUNCH BOX CO. FAQ

 

 

Can I pack wet foods in Little Lunch Box Co. Bento's?
Yes wet foods can be safely packed next to dry foods in our Bento lunch boxes if you use food with the recommended consistency and follow the 4 easy steps in the packing instructions or listed below in ‘How do I pack wet foods’.

 

How do I pack wet foods?

The seal in our Bento’s is designed to stop the transfer of wet foods with the consistency of tub yoghurts (not squeeze packs) and dips, not liquids such as salad dressings, soups or sauces.

Follow these four easy steps to avoid transfer of foods:

  1. Use only foods with the recommended consistency above.
  2. When packing foods such as tinned or cut fruit, particularly fruits such as watermelon and citrus, ensure you remove all excess liquid with paper towel before placing into the lunchbox.  If you are worried about the transfer of certain foods place the food into the empty lunch box and stand it on its side for 15 minutes to test.
  3. When placing food or wet foods into each compartment leave a 5mm gap between the food and the top of the compartment to ensure the lid is able to close properly allowing the seal to engage.
  4. Once you have finished packing your Bento box close the lid and latch, place both palms on top of the lid and give it a firm push to ensure the seal has engaged.

We recommend you pack your Little Lunch Box Bento into a cooler bag with a cold pack to keep the contents cool and avoid spoiling.


What age group are Little Lunch Box Co. Bento's suitable for? 
The Bento Three and Bento Five are suitable for all ages. They are compact yet hold a deceptively large amount of food to help fuel growing bodies as well as being suitable for adults.  If you or your child are big eaters you can pair one of our larger Bento’s with a Bento Two for a full days fuel.

Are there any special care instructions for my Little Lunch Box Co. product? 
We recommend that you avoid prolonged direct sun exposure to our products to keep the bright colours and fun designs looking their best.  Always leave your lunch box open when not in use to allow the seal to fully dry between uses.  We also recommend you hand wash your Bento lunch boxes and air dry to prolong the life of your seal.
Can I wash my Little Lunch Box Co. product in the dishwasher? 
Little Lunch Box Co products are all made of durable hardwearing BPA free food safe materials. They are top shelf dishwasher safe <40° C unless stated differently in the product description.  We do recommend hand washing and air drying to prolong the integrity of the seal in our Bento lunchboxes.

Can I pre-pack the Bento lunch box the night before? 
Yes our Bento lunchboxes can be packed the night before and kept in the fridge ready to go in the morning.
Are Little Lunch Box Co. products BPA free? 
Yes all Little Lunch Box Co products are made of durable hardwearing BPA free food safe materials.
Are Little Lunch Box Co. products covered under warranty? 
Little Lunch Box Co products are all made of durable hardwearing BPA free food safe materials. We have a full 12 month manufacturers warranty on our products.  Wear and tear is a normal part of any product and common with products made for, and used by, children.  Wear and tear or damage caused by drops are not a fault created during the manufacturing process and will not be claimable under our manufacturers warranty. We recommend that you always store your lunch box with the lid open when not in use to allow the seal to fully dry.  Storing your lunch box with the lid closed can result in mould growth.  This will not be covered under your manufactures warranty.
Can I put Little Lunch Box Co. products in the microwave or freezer?
Little Lunch Box Co products are not designed to be used in the microwave or freezer.
What size is the Bento Three and Bento Five? 
The outside dimensions of the Bento Three and Bento Five are 17.5cm x 17.5cm x 5.6cm.
How are Little Lunch Box Co. products good for the environment?
Using a Bento Three and Bento Five is great for the environment and will save you money by allowing you to buy in bulk, which is cheaper and creates much less waste compared to individually packaged food.