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Free food grade buckets

Postby Bob McCarty » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:37 am

I found out that most of the big grocery stores that have in house bakeries give away their empty icing buckets. The ones I've gotten are all 3 gallon, but can be used for food storage as they've never had chemicals in them and the plastic is the right kind.
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Re: Free food grade buckets

Postby Stanton » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:12 am

Bob McCarty wrote:I found out that most of the big grocery stores that have in house bakeries give away their empty icing buckets. The ones I've gotten are all 3 gallon, but can be used for food storage as they've never had chemical in them and the plastic is the right kind.


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Re: Free food grade buckets

Postby Dale Finch » Wed Nov 27, 2019 11:58 am

Oooo...good to know. Thanks!
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Re: Free food grade buckets

Postby Stanton » Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:01 pm

Ha! That reminds me. I got a plastic bucket from a burger joint one time that contained dill pickles...man! that stunk like dill for the longest time. :lol:
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Re: Free food grade buckets

Postby Eugene » Wed Nov 27, 2019 7:39 pm

I use to get food grade 3 gallon pails from the kitchen staff at the high school. Make great waste baskets.
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Re: Free food grade buckets

Postby Gary Dotson » Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:15 am

In our corn burning, we use lots of 5 gal. buckets. About 50 of our buckets are icing buckets, although we were not luckey enough to get them free. Flea marketers seem to get there first! At a buck each it isn't too bad. In total, between the house and shop, we employ about 170 buckets. We avoid those with plastic bails! I also have a bunch of pickle buckets, fortunately, they were well rinsed.


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