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For Tupperware, our history started 76 years ago with a paint can.

Chemist Earl Tupper had a spark of inspiration while creating molds at a plastics factory shortly after the Great Depression. If he could design an airtight seal for plastic storage containers, like those on a paint can, he could help war-weary families save money on costly food waste. This signature container, which is still sold to this day as the Wonderlier Bowl, helped to create the food storage category we know and love today, revolutionizing the way the world stores, serves and prepares food.

From revolutionizing microwave cooking that helps time-starved families get healthy meals on the table faster, to growing vegetables in space with NASA, everything we do is driven by the desire to help save time, money, space, food and energy for people around the world.

Currently operating in over 70 countries, Tupperware is undergoing a turnaround to become a business as big as its household brand name.

Today, Tupperware is involved in many sustainably-minded projects, and has been a premier partner of the National Park Foundation since 2020. In 2021, we announced that this pledge will help support the diversion of an estimated 10,000,000 single-use plastic bottles from ending up in landfills annually, with the installation of more than 65 water refill stations across the National Park System. We are also committed to helping increase composting and recycling infrastructure and education in the parks.

Tupperware is also the first plastics-based partner of TerraCycle’s circular reuse platform, Loop. This partnership has involved spearheading no-waste pilot programs in major fast food retailers like Burger King and Tim Hortons.

In pop culture, Tupperware remains a popular name – with relevance in television shows, music, late night talk shows and movies, our products can most recently be seen in the award-winning Amazon Prime show, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, and Illumination and Universal’s Minions: The Rise of Gru.

Learn more about our products, our people, open positions and our ESG journey.