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Insulated Shopping Totes

We tested six insulated shopping totes in order to find an easy-to-carry tote that could keep our groceries at a food-safe temperature for at least an hour.

What We Learned

Unlike regular reusable shopping totes, insulated shopping totes are designed to keep refrigerated and frozen foods cold on the commute home from the supermarket. We purchased six, priced from just under $10 to almost $40, including puffy models boasting patented insulation and an innovative model with freezable gel packs sewn into its lining. We were looking for a comfortable,...

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