Keep your potatoes fresh for longer with this 'spud saver'

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Lakeland's potato bag is a clever, affordable way to keep your potatoes fresh for longer. (Lakeland)

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With costs spiralling out of control, everyone is doing their best to find any small ways they can to save money.

So we've found one clever solution that will help your finances a little – this Lakeland Potato Bag, £7.49.

Why? It'll help you save money due to less food waste. Because, let's face it, if you're on a budget, potatoes are a dietary staple.

And, according to many happy shoppers, this simple but effective storage solution for your potatoes keeps your spuds fresher for a lot longer.

No more throwing out bags of unused potatoes because they've gone green, are wrinkled or have grown lots of sprouts. Plus it makes your kitchen look so much neater.

Any wonder this has developed cult status amongst Lakeland shoppers and keeps selling out...

Why we rate it:

You need to store potatoes in a cool, dark, dry place. This is why this stylish, linen-look, roll-top sack is so perfect and a must-have for your kitchen.

It's made from breathable material to allow air to circulate, and it also has a lining that blocks out all light. And it closes securely via a button at the top.

With a flat base and gusseted sides, you can also easily stand it on a shelf or in a cupboard/pantry.

The flap at the bottom means easy access and you'll also use the oldest spuds first. (Lakeland)
The flap at the bottom means easy access and you'll also use the oldest spuds first. (Lakeland)
The roll-top sack has a button closure to keep your spuds dry and secure. (Lakeland)
The roll-top sack has a button closure to keep your spuds dry and secure. (Lakeland)

£7.49 at Lakeland

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The opening at the bottom means the oldest potatoes come out first – another handy way of ensuring you don't end up having to throw away loads of spuds.

The handy Lakeland Potato Bag has a 10-litre capacity and measures 23 x 12 x 42cm H. It's also machine washable at 30°C and even comes with a three-year Lakeland guarantee.

What the reviews say:

With a majority of five-star reviews, many happy customers rate the Lakeland Potato Bag for its potato-saving properties, practicality, quality – and even how stylish it looks.

  • "This bag is perfect for prolonging storage of potatoes. It's well made and sturdy. Very easy to fill from the top and the drop-down flap mean that older potatoes are used first."

  • "Excellent bag for keeping our tatties in! Nice and dark, good air flow keeps spuds fresh for ages."

  • "Very practical bag which helps keep potatoes at their best and helps manage use of oldest first. Bag is sturdy and attractive."

  • "Excellent. My potatoes are definitely fresher and lasting longer. Loving the spout closure. It's so stylish and will look good in any kitchen."

  • "Great to look at but best of all it works really well keeping the potatoes fresher for longer and using the oldest first fab product."

Get it before it goes: Lakeland Potato Bag With Button-Tie Closure | £7.49 from Lakeland

£7.49 at Lakeland

£7.49 at Amazon