Ziploc® Brand Empowers Everyone to Be a Lunch Bringer

New Online Money-Saving Tool Offers Consumers Recipes, Daily Reminders and a Savings Tracker

RACINE, Wis., March 10, 2016 ― Life is hectic, and for those with a busy schedule, it’s difficult to find the time to pack a quality lunch, let alone find the inspiration for a tasty meal. In fact, only 1 in 4 working Americans bring lunch to work every day*. In honor of National Pack Your Lunch Day, Ziploc® brand is on a mission to empower everyone with education, tips and tools so they can “Be a Lunch Bringer.”

Pack a Lunch, Save a Bunch

According to a recent Ziploc® brand survey*, 93 percent of respondents believe that packing lunch is a great way to save money. Eating out adds up. Buying a $5 lunch a day can cost around $1,500 a year. In fact, 80 percent of respondents pack lunch more often when they are trying to save.

To help make packing lunch and saving money a little easier, Ziploc® brand is launching the “Be a Lunch Bringer” online money-saving tool. This interactive tool tracks the number of lunches bought, money saved, and shows how close the user is to their goal. Whether it’s saving up for a new handbag or a dream vacation, the “Be A Lunch Bringer” tool helps make the goal a reality. It also offers tips and recipes that can be shared on social media to demonstrate the user’s progress and encourage friends and family to join in.

Be a Lunch Bringer

In addition to the financial benefits of packing a lunch, Ziploc® brand recently discovered the following about working Americans:

  • 75 percent believe that packing lunch makes their week less chaotic and more organized
  • 91 percent agree that packing lunch is healthier than eating out
  • 81 percent agree that packing a lunch helps them stick to their diet
  • Respondents say that when they pack lunch they feel: practical (57 percent), responsible (54 percent), healthy (54 percent) and organized (42 percent)

Acknowledging this, why don’t people always bring a lunch to work? Here are the top five reasons respondents say they don’t pack lunch:

   1. They forget to pack a lunch ahead of time (40 percent)

   2. They don’t have enough time to pack a lunch (35 percent)

   3. Going out to lunch is more fun than packing a lunch (28 percent)

   4. Their coworkers all go out to lunch, so they like to go with them to socialize (21 percent)

   5. The food they enjoy eating does not travel well (16 percent)

Regardless of the reason, one thing is clear: the benefits that come with “Being a Lunch Bringer” far outweigh any obstacles. To help get in the lunch-packing routine, try the Ziploc® brand “Be a Lunch Bringer” online money saving tool and for more product information, recipes and tips visit ziploc.com, facebook.com/ziploc, pinterest.com/ziplocofficial, youtube.com/ziploc and rightathome.com.  

Pack a Lunch, Save a Bunch

According to a recent Ziploc® brand survey*, 93 percent of respondents believe that packing lunch is a great way to save money. Eating out adds up. Buying a $5 lunch a day can cost around $1,500 a year. In fact, 80 percent of respondents pack lunch more often when they are trying to save.

To help make packing lunch and saving money a little easier, Ziploc® brand is launching the “Be a Lunch Bringer” online money-saving tool. This interactive tool tracks the number of lunches bought, money saved, and shows how close the user is to their goal. Whether it’s saving up for a new handbag or a dream vacation, the “Be A Lunch Bringer” tool helps make the goal a reality. It also offers tips and recipes that can be shared on social media to demonstrate the user’s progress and encourage friends and family to join in.

Be a Lunch Bringer

In addition to the financial benefits of packing a lunch, Ziploc® brand recently discovered the following about working Americans:

  • 75 percent believe that packing lunch makes their week less chaotic and more organized
  • 91 percent agree that packing lunch is healthier than eating out
  • 81 percent agree that packing a lunch helps them stick to their diet
  • Respondents say that when they pack lunch they feel: practical (57 percent), responsible (54 percent), healthy (54 percent) and organized (42 percent)

Acknowledging this, why don’t people always bring a lunch to work? Here are the top five reasons respondents say they don’t pack lunch:

   1. They forget to pack a lunch ahead of time (40 percent)

   2. They don’t have enough time to pack a lunch (35 percent)

   3. Going out to lunch is more fun than packing a lunch (28 percent)

   4. Their coworkers all go out to lunch, so they like to go with them to socialize (21 percent)

   5. The food they enjoy eating does not travel well (16 percent)

Regardless of the reason, one thing is clear: the benefits that come with “Being a Lunch Bringer” far outweigh any obstacles. To help get in the lunch-packing routine, try the Ziploc® brand “Be a Lunch Bringer” online money saving tool and for more product information, recipes and tips visit ziploc.com, facebook.com/ziploc, pinterest.com/ziplocofficial, youtube.com/ziploc and rightathome.com.