Abeego Food Wraps (Giant or Multipack)
An environmentally friendly alternative to plastic wrap
Using plastic wrap to keep foods fresh is convenient, but as a single-use product destined for the landfill, plastic wrap can be wasteful, and its tendency to get tangled and stick to itself can make it frustrating to use. Reusable food wraps—sheets of cotton or hemp dipped in a layer of beeswax or soy wax—are an increasingly available alternative. Manufacturers advertise that these wraps are as effective as traditional plastic wrap at keeping food fresh.
Abeego Food Wrap
WINNER - RECOMMENDED
These wraps provided a happy medium between a strong seal that kept food fresh and a relative lack of waxy residue left behind on our hands and bowls. Though cleaning them still took some scrubbing, they were easier to clean than their much stickier counterparts, and they resisted stains for the most part. They held up to washings well, retaining their clinging ability after more than 10 rounds of cleaning.
We maintain strict objectivity in all testing.*
EASE OF USE ★★½
EASE OF CLEANUP ★★
KEY: GOOD ★★★ FAIR ★★ POOR ★
Dimensions: 7 x 7 in (small), 10 x 10 in (medium), 13 x 13 in (large), 13 x 24 in (giant)
Item Number: ATKBEE
How We Tested Reusable Food Wraps
We tested six sets, priced from about $3 to about $6 per wrap, against one another and our winning plastic wrap to see which would perform the best. We evaluated the strength of their seals, their ability to keep food fresh, and how easy it was to keep them clean.
- Clingy, malleable material creates strong seals
- Leaves minimal residue on bowls and hands
- Keeps food fresh
- Washes clean and holds up to repeated washing
* OBJECTIVITY FIRST, LAST, AND ALWAYS.
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