All food items have unique storage requirements because of their different properties. Large quantities are stored differently, and the smaller quantities used for day to day usage are stored in smaller containers. The usage of different food items has to a large extent dictated the forms. With the introduction of the refrigerator in the Indian households, storage practices and items for storage have undergone a sea of change. Also the materials used and the manufacturing processes for different types of storage items has changed and evolved over the years.