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Mar 13, 2013 08:01 PM

ISO - 5 Gallon Food safe Buckets/Pales

I know. Very lame topic, but I can't seem to find these anywhere. Got any ideas for me, preferably downtown but any recommendation would be much appreciated. Thanks!

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    1. re: sbug206

      Unfortunately I already have the sealing lids and only need the buckets. Should have gone with your suggestion in the first place. Thanks

    2. Tap Phong on Spadina. Picked up a 5 gallon bucket before Xmas for brining a turkey. They carry various sizes as well.

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      1. re: Etobs_Finest

        Tap Phong should have what you're looking for but I suggest you bring a lid to make sure it is a proper fit/seal.

        1. re: Etobs_Finest

          Brilliant! Tap Phong makes sense. Thank you!

        2. Maybe you wanna try a DIY wine place. IIRC a lot of them get their grape juice in these.


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          1. re: Davwud

            In the same vein, homebrew supply stores sell such buckets.

          2. Many bulk stores sell buckets of various sizes. I'm near Peterborough and the Bulk Barn and independent places sell them. The Main Ingredient actually donates bucket proceeds to charity :)

            1. I looked into this before as I was doing some "pail" /container garderning. At the time I found a site that listed the different "recycling numbers" and it said that one of them indicated that it was safe for food. I found that event a Home Depot pail was "safe for food"... but, that might be different then "food grade". Those Costco pails look awesome too bad they are pricey.

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                1. re: morgasm

                  ha, believe it or not I wasn't even trying to correct you :)