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The DALCINI™ Stainless Story

Nita Tandon, founder of DALCINI Stainless


DALCINI™ Stainless is the creation of Nita Tandon, a health conscious and practical mom looking for durable, chemical-free food containers that are easy to use, easy to clean, easy to store and easy on the environment.   

When Nita became a mom, she remembers her home slowly filling with plastic. Toys, snack containers, dishes.  With her background in health and a keen interest in science, she was particularly concerned with Bisphenol A (BPA), a known hormone disruptor found in plastics, sealants, and resins.  She was also concerned with the "BPA-free" versions that substitute BPA for BPS and BPF, 2 lesser-known hormone disruptors that research has found is no safer. (UCLA 2016),  (UCalgary 2015)

In 2009, after an extensive scientific review,  Health Canada banned the use of BPA in baby bottles. In 2012, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a similar ban, adding sippy cups and baby formula to the list. Both countries conceded that rapidly growing bodies (fetus, infants, and kids) are most at risk of health consequences of BPA. The bans were an excellent first step in protecting the most vulnerable.  But what about all the other products that still use BPA or  BPA-free plastics.  Nita thought, children needed to be protected, but why stop there, couldn't everyone benefit from ingesting fewer chemicals? Couldn't the world benefit from using less plastic? This was Nita's impetus for change.

While Nita's motivation was for health reason, equally important was the need for durable, easy maintenance containers.  Tired of all the warped, stained, cracked and retained odors of plastic and the "hand wash only", "wash seals and inserts separately", "dishwasher -top rack only" cleaning instructions, Nita was inspired to create durable, easy maintenance food containers.  Make them strong enough for kids, sophisticated enough for adults.

DALCINI™ Stainless was launched in 2015 and are the proud makers of high-grade, non-leaching, dishwasher safe stainless steel food containers. 


healthy food containers

Simple. Stylish.  Sustainable.  


    Our Product

    DALCINI Stainless food containers

    At DALCINI™ Stainless, we believe in safe, simple, stylish living.  That's why we've made it our mission to provide you with the safest, most durable, low maintenance, stainless steel food containers on the market.  

    Our containers are made of high-quality stainless steel, the kind used in hospitals and commercial kitchens around the world for nearly 200 years.  All of our products are carefully designed with no visible seams, no tight corners, and no complicated lips, seals or clasps (where harmful bacteria often get trapped). They are 100% plastic free (including lids, seals, straws) and best of all, they are 100% dishwasher safe (top rack or lower rack). 

    Our sleek and simple design allows us to be exceptionally 'clean'.  We have intentionally chosen to keep our containers bare- no paints, resins or finishes which could potentially be toxic. 

    Our products are extremely durable.  So durable in fact, that our products come with a lifetime warranty.  (see full warranty for details).  And when you're done using them as food containers, reuse them in so many other ways. Should you get tired of them, for any reason, you can also have peace of mind knowing that our stainless steel containers are 100% recyclable.

    Oh yes... and one more thing....  you can write on them too!  Yes, you read that correctly, you can write on your DALCINI™ containers.  With any washable or dry erase marker, write daily messages to your child or spouse, or to write the contents or date your leftovers.  It's a whole new way to think about your food containers.  Simple. Stylish. Sustainable.  

    Go on... Give us a try! We know you'll love them!  


    safe food storage

    Simple.  Stylish.  Sustainable.