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Ziploc VersaGlass Container, Variety Pack, 3-Count

There’s a great Simpsons quote in the episode where Milhouse’s dad is getting fired from the cracker factory for being divorced.

“Kirk, crackers are a family food. Happy families. Maybe single people eat crackers…we don’t know. Frankly, we don’t want to know. It’s a market we can do without.”

That’s how it is in marketing too. Marketing is family food. A current Sea-Doo commercial for some reason explicitly shows a shot of a wedding band securely wrapped around a man’s finger as he navigates his water vehicle to the dock. Now Viagra ads and such make at least some sort of sense (for such nonsense), but jet skis? Ah well, that’s how it is. Moms are also the only one’s in the kitchen too…

Read on for today’s press release regarding the Ziploc VersaGlass Container:

Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers Offer All-in-One Dinner Time Solution for Today’s Busy Moms

Latest Innovation from Ziploc® Brand Helps Moms Get More Out of Mealtime
ZIPLOC VERSAGLASS Ziploc(R) VersaGlass(TM) Containers Offer All-in-One(TM). (PRNewsFoto/Ziploc) RACINE, WI UNITED STATES

RACINE, Wis., April, 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Today’s moms have less time on their hands than ever before. According to research, 71 percent of all mothers with children under the age of 18 juggle responsibilities in the workforce and on the home front. However, spending time with family at the dinner table over a home cooked meal – as opposed to eating an expensive meal out – is still a high priority for many moms, with more than half reporting they currently spend more time cooking dinner for their families now than they did last year. To help busy families maximize their resources, save time and money and get more out of their meals, Ziploc® Brand is introducing a new storage option: Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers. Now families can store, heat and serve – all in one container.

As the latest innovation from Ziploc® Brand, the food and home storage solution families trust, Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers are designed to go from the fridge, to the microwave or oven – at temperatures up to 400 degrees Fahrenheit – straight to the dinner table. These durable containers are made from tempered glass, which is 50 percent stronger than non-tempered glass.* Additionally, Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers feature a multipurpose, long-lasting and reusable design with a secure seal to keep food fresh.

“SC Johnson knows how important it is for families to enjoy meals together, particularly in today’s hectic world where finding quality time can be a challenge,” said Kelly M. Semrau, Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs, Communication and Sustainability. “Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers are just one way of showing SC Johnson’s commitment to making life easier for busy families by helping them spend more time together at the dinner table.”

Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers are dishwasher-safe and available in six budget-friendly sizes, ranging from $4.19 – $8.99, or in a variety pack of three containers for $17.99. From the small round container, perfect for storing dips, to the large square container, great for reheating a casserole, Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers offer a variety of sizes to help families get more out of each meal:

Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Container Sizes

* Small Round, 1 1/2 cups
* Tall Round, 3 cups
* Small Rectangle, 2 cups
* Medium Rectangle, 5 1/2 cups
* Medium Square, 4 cups
* Large Square, 8 cups

Ziploc® VersaGlass™ Containers can be purchased online at Ziploc.com or at major retailers nationwide. For more information, visit Ziploc.com, or join the Ziploc community on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ziploc to share healthy recipes and fresh, resourceful ideas.

Sea-Doo commercial showing a wedding band.

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