In the last twelve months, #kitchenhack has had 28.9 million views on TikTok in Australia, with 2.4 billion views overall, as Australians explore new ways to make their budgets stretch further in the face of soaring food prices.
Budget-friendly meal kit delivery service, EveryPlate, is excited to share practical and financially conscious advice outside of its simple-to-follow recipes. Collating some of the top 'kitchen organising and storage hacks' from the 181.1 million views on TikTok, here are the top space-savvy kitchen hacks discovered to get the most out of every kitchen:
Utilise Command Hooks
At almost 200,000 likes, this creator showed a cheap kitchen hack of using command hooks on the back of kitchen cabinet doors to hold measuring and serving spoons, an item you most likely have in the back of your drawers at home. Doing this can clear utensils from the kitchen counter and cutlery drawer for neater, more aesthetic storage.
Use Storage Boxes For Awkward Spaces
#kitchenstorage hacks have 4.8 million views on TikTok and this creator has added something useful to the mix. Making the most of your space can be difficult, but this creator shows that storage boxes can be used to easily organise food or cleaning supplies into categories around awkward plumbing or small spaces.
Food Wrap and Plastic Bag Storage Hack
Sick of the clutter hidden within your kitchen storage? Reclaim your kitchen drawer with this simple food wrap storage hack that makes good use of magazine holders, freeing up more kitchen drawer space for the other items.
Minimise Food Waste and Keep Food Fresh For Longer
With Google Searches for 'how to reduce food waste' increasing by 7% in the last month alone, Aussies have also taken to TikTok to find food hacks to minimise food wastage. This creator shows simple but effective ways to store food fresher for longer, all whilst saving space in your cupboards and refrigerator.
Fridge Organisers to Maximise Space
This creator is one of many on TikTok opting to use storage containers inside the fridge to maximise space and increase the longevity of food. From plastic containers to bee wax wraps, these are simple but effective ways to reduce food waste and organise your fridge space so nothing goes unused.
Hannah Gilbert, Director of Culinary Innovation & Operations at EveryPlate, commented:
"As we transition into fall, it seems there's a new time to 'spring clean' as trends show the nation is looking for ways to declutter and re-evaluate accessible kitchen space so that it can work best for them. From students to seniors, TikTok insights show that it is users of all ages looking for ways to get the most out of their groceries and their space.
"EveryPlate is one of the biggest kitchen hacks there is, seeing as it is an easy way to prepare tasty, simple meals at a low price, with minimal food wastage as customers receive exactly what they need for the recipes, no more, no less. Pairing some of these organisational TikTok hacks with your EveryPlate subscription means you're sure to win in the kitchen."
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