28 July : Air tight containers also have a history

All of us use air tight containers these days as lunch boxes, but do you know this idea is as old as 70 years. These are called Tupperware. The mind behind these tupperwares was of Earl Silas Tupper who was born today in 1907. He developed plastic containers used in households to contain food and keep it airtight.
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A Tupperware party in the 1950s
A Tupperware party in the 1950s

Earl Tupper invented the plastic for Tupperware already in 1938, and in 1949, Tupperware introduced the ‘Wonderlier Bowl’ that gave a start to a revolutionary range of kitchen utensils.

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आप में से कई लोग Air Tight lunch boxes का इस्तेमाल करते होंगे। ऐसे डिब्बों को Tupperware कहा जाता है, और आज Tupperware के आविष्कारक, Earl Tupper का 1907 में जन्म हुआ था। Earl Tupper अमेरिकी businessman थे जिन्होंने Tupperware के नाम से भोजन रखने के लिए इस्तेमाल होने वाले Air tight containers बनाए। आज पूरी दुनिया में ऐसे Boxes का इस्तेमाल किया जाता है।