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  • Square shape for convenient storing
  • Made of virtually unbreakable polycarbonate
  • Stain-resistant to food acids, oils, and alcohol
  • Can withstand temperatures from -40 to 210 degrees Fahrenheit
UPC Code: 099511311224
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Safely store your products with this Cambro 12SFSCW135 12 qt. square food storage container!

Exceedingly versatile in both size and design, this container is perfect for portioning and storing all your ingredients, toppings, and pre-prepared foods. Simply pair with a compatible lid (sold separately) to keep your foods fresh. Its crystal clear clarity lets you quickly recognize contents and minimize unnecessary openings, while a 12 qt. capacity provides users with endless storage possibilities!

  • NSF Listed

    NSF Listed

    This item meets the standards imposed by NSF International, which focuses on public safety, health, and the environment.

  • Made in America

    Made in America

    This item was made in the United States of America.

  • Dishwasher Safe

    Dishwasher Safe

    This item can safely be cleaned in a commercial dishwasher.

  • Freezer Safe

    Freezer Safe

    This item can withstand low temperature applications and is safe for freezer storage.

Stain-Resistant Plastic

This food storage container is made of stain-resistant plastic that won't be harmed by food acids, oils, and alcohol.

Square Shape

Thanks to its square shape, multiple containers can be conveniently packed onto shelves without wasting space.

Measurement Gradations

Large, easy-to-read measurement gradations listed in both quarts and liters allow you to manage your inventory at a glance. The markings have a darker red color that stands out on the clear container.

Versatile Temperature Range

This square container can withstand temperatures from -40 to 210 degrees Fahrenheit, ensuring its safe use in both refrigerators and freezers.

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Are food storage containers and lids universally compatible with other brands?
Food storage containers and lids work best when used with the corresponding container or lid. Using a different brand may vary the fit slightly due to variations in manufacturing. To achieve the best results, use a corresponding container or lid from the same brand.
Does this container come with a lid?
This item does not come with a lid. Please see the You May Also Need section for lids that will fit this container.

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65 years ago Cambro started with one product: the Camtray. One product. One skew. Today, Cambro manufactures over 13,000 products which equal 33,000 skews. Since 2005, the center of Cambro's world wide warehousing and distribution system is Cambro City of Industry, or COY facility. Located 30 miles north of Cambro's headquarters in Huntington Beach California, the COY facility boasts an impressive 320,000 sq. ft. of space that warehouses over 1 million cases of product. While its main purpose is the central warehouse for Cambro, the activity at COY includes more than you think, such as fulfilling sample request, receiving, shipping to regional distribution around the world, and shipping replacement parts. 25,000 cases of product come in every day from our manufacturing facilities, most of it from our Huntington Beach factories. Cambro manufactures and distributes products all over the world. Regional facilities like those in Germany, Turkey, India, and China all manufacture a selection of products for those markets. The rest of Cambro products sold there and all over the world come from COY. The City of Industry facility operates 24 hours a day, 5 days a week. Three shifts work around the clock. Each shift has the responsibility to pick a certain number of products and ship them out by the end of their shift. 1st and 2nd shifts also receive and put away products from our factories in Huntington Beach. 2nd shift also handles the product samples shipment. More than 3,000 sample requests are processed monthly. Samples are kept in a dust free environment in our efficiently designed sample room. With 47 dock doors, COY can accommodate inbound and outbound traffic. To process 25,00 cases ever day you need automation. Our automated warehouse system scans the bar code and then matches it up with the correct order and quantity of item that is supposed to come through. Those orders are grouped together on pallets for shipping. The pallet flow operation is where all the high moving products are warehoused several pallets deep. The equipment zipping around this massive warehouse is all electric;12 pickers and quite a few forklifts. One charge is enough for a busy shift around the warehouse. Just like 65 years ago with the first Camtray, Cambro still relies upon our employees, like the ones at COY, to make sure the products the food service industry relies on makes it to them on time.

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When we store, for example, a product like tomatoes that we slice and prepare, we put them in the Cambro container with the red lid. Then, if there's a product currently on the line, the red lid is sitting on top of the container that's in the cooler, that way we know that there's product on the line and what's in the container in the cooler has not yet been put on the line. When we prepare a product like broccoli, for example, we know that one bag fits into an 8 qt. container, so that when it's washed and prepped it gets put into the container that has the red lid. Then as product diminishes while it's on the line, we'll sometimes have a smaller lid because the product will fit in a smaller container, for example, with the green lid. For products like meats, cheeses, and dairy, we use the translucent lids and we do the same procedure that we do for all the vegetables. If there's a product that's on the line, the lid stands on top of the other container that's in the cooler. When we first opened our restaurant in 2008, we sampled a variety of different containers and we found that Cambro was the superior container to any of the other ones because of the efficiency of how it all fits in the cooler and with the safeness of how the product is stored. The lids don't come undone, it's really easy to stack the product, and it keeps the product the absolute freshest. As we have used the Cambro exclusively now, we've found that our waste is under 2% for the entire restaurant at all of our locations, including our franchise locations who also exclusively use the Cambro product. For that reason, we find that food stays the freshest, it extends the life of that so that we're not throwing anything away. We don't even use expiration dates because it retains its freshness.

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Food service operators all over the world believe deeply in the value of Cambro products, not only to help make their jobs easier every day, but to help store, deliver, and serve food safely to their customers. Improperly stored food becomes vulnerable to cross-contamination and compromised quality. Just having the proper lids can make a big difference. Food service operators can follow these 5 keys towards a HACCP-friendly storage system. (1) Store products in clear containers with tight-fitting lids to minimize handling and reduce risk of contamination. Another benefit is the cost-savings from food spoilage. (2) Keep all raw and cooked products separated to prevent cross-contaminated. Cover with lids rather than plastic wrap to protect contents against spills and contaminates. (3) Cover, label, and date all food storage container using dissolvable labels. This reduces the risk of harmful bacteria on sticky label residue. (4) Rotate the food using the First-In, First-Out system to ensure the oldest food is used first. (5) Maximize storage space with square containers. Cambro food storage solutions help food service operators save money and enhance their food safety efforts.

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Overall Dimensions:
  • Length: 11 1/4 Inches
  • Width: 12 1/4 Inches
  • Height: 8 1/4 Inches
  • Capacity: 12 qt.

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  • Overall User Rating: Cambro 12SFSCW135 12 Qt. Clear Square Polycarbonate Food Storage Container with Red Gradations

    5.0 stars from 103 reviews


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    Ordered 2 of them and they are great. We have used it for so many things but definitely will be ordering more. We are very happy with our purchase.
    This container is so big and sturdy! We have used this for liquid, powder, and solids. It has held up well, is easy to transport because of the handles and the lid snaps on easily!
    Classic, very very durable, great container for stocks and sauces and medium batch items, It has a great profile for storage on shelves and nesting
    A versatile, stackable, indispensable container fit for every kitchen. The 12qt size and dimensional format fits anywhere and is very easily cleanable by hand or in a commercial dishwasher. Gradation printing lasts through many washes and the lids fit well, but not so snug to be air or water tight.
    The cambro 12SFSCW135 12 Qt. clear square polycarbonate food storage container with red gradations is used in many ways in our kitchen. It makes it easy to store products and see how much is left.
    Cambro products are fantastic. They are great value for money and they do their job fantastically. They help keep our stores running. We will buy more.
    These containers are of the quality you would expect, with Cambro brand producs. We use these everyday, and unless something silly happens where it is left on a hot surface, dropped after being frozen, etc., they hold up well!
    These containers from cambro are amazing. They are very solid and feel like they will last a lifetime. This size is great for large hunks of meat.
    These are a staple in my kitchen. Useful for just about anything: storage, transport, and cleaning. Able to resist even the worst drops and spills. Essential.
    Great containers for when an 8qt just isn't enough but a 16 or 22qt. is too much! These Cambro containers are durable and long-lasting! They're a must for any establishment!
    Cambro storage containers (or just "cambros" in most kitchens) are the go to for food storage for years and years and with good reason. These are great for keeping all sorts of food safe and secure. Wet, dry, hot, cold, etc. They work great in pretty much any situation. I have tons of these containers and really love how high quality they are.
    I almost always try to buy Cambro branded containers, these 12qt ones are probably my most used containers for my store and they have held up very well after several months of use, the red lettering has not shown signs of wearing out yet.
    The Cambro 12 Qt. Clear Storage Container works well with both the dry and wet ingredients that we use in our bakery. It is totally stain free, just like they claim. We put tea in them and they are just as clear as they were when we bought them.
    Great for all kinds of needs! Easy to store and organize as well as being super easy to clean. Sturdy enough to last a long time and to hold heavy things.
    I just got into artisan sourdough baking a week or so before the holidays. Using Chad Robertson's "Tartine Bread" book as a guide, I crafted the Country Bread recipe into loaves that looked and tasted so good, they became much-appreciated holiday gifts for friends and family. In order to make this type of bread required several new tools of which I had no previous knowledge. This container is one of those tools.
    We absolutely love all of our Cambro containers. I am not sure what our fridges would look like without them but it would not be good.
    Hi everyone ! I really love these Food Storage Container. It seems to me that this is the best option for the kitchen, as they are durable, roomy and it is convenient for me to measure the right amount due to marks. Definitely advise!
    These Cambro poly containers are perfect in the kitchen. Heavy duty, durable containers that stack neatly and keep ingredients perfect with the tight fitting plastic lids purchased separately
    Great kitchen containers! We use these for storing our hot wing sauce and they couldn't be better. Nice and sturdy. The marks on the side make measurements a breeze.
    Great container to use to store salad dressing. There are red gradations on the side and lets you know how much sauce is inside. We use these containers to hold vinegar, soy sauce and salad dressing.

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