The Best Large Food Jars: Food thermoses bigger than 20-ounce plus super-size varieties

If you prefer a warm packed lunch to cold sandwiches then these huge food jar thermoses are just what you need. Not only do they have a big food storage capacity, but they also have a wide mouth for easy access to the food and a vacuum insulated wall to keep food warm for up to 12 hours or more.

While there are plenty of small food jars at 10 oz or 16 oz which would be enough for small children, what about large food jars for big people. Here in this article we explore some of the best large food thermoses, enough to pack a hot meal for two in some cases.

Hot Stew in Food Jar
Hot Stew in Food Jar

RELATED: For smaller food jar thermoses, 10-ounce, 16-ounce, 17-ounce or 18-ounce, see our other article, Top 10 Best Food Jar Thermoses – Food flasks to bring your own lunches to work or the outdoor.

Top 10 Best Large Food Jar Thermoses Bigger than 20-ounce

Here are some of the large food jar made from food grade stainless steel with heat insulated body. They are suitable to keep hot food warm and cold dessert cool for up to 24 hours depending on make. Direct links to Amazon below:

  1. Thermos Stainless Steel King 24 Ounce Food Jar24 oz
  2. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jar25 oz
  3. Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar24 oz
  4. Energify Vacuum Insulated Food Jar24 oz
  5. Stanley Legendary 24 Ounce Food Jar24 oz
  6. DaCool Hot Food Jar Stainless Steel Vacuum Thermos24 oz
  7. Stanley Adventure Food Jar24 oz
  8. ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar27 oz
  9. Milu Thermos 22 oz Stainless Steel Food Jar22 oz
  10. Stanley Master Stainless Steel Insulated Food Jar24 oz

Super-size Food Jars

Now to take a closer look at each of these big food jars.

1. Thermos Stainless Steel King 24 Ounce Food Jar – 24 oz

Thermos Stainless Steel King 24 Ounce Food Jar
Thermos Stainless Steel King 24 Ounce Food Jar on Amazon
  • Capacity: the bigger 24 ounce version of the King Flask from Thermos.
  • Keep food hot for up to 14 hours and cold for up to 24 hours
  • Durable stainless steel interior and exterior, cool to touch even with hot liquid inside. Sweat-proof exterior with cold content.
  • Wide cup doubles as bowl

2. Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jar – 25 oz

Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jar SW-FCE75
Zojirushi Stainless Steel Food Jar SW-FCE75 on Amazon
  • Capacity: 25 ounce
  • Durable stainless steel interior and exterior. Electro-polished SlickSteel finish interior resists corrosion and repels stains
  • Wide mouth, big opening 2 3/4-inch for easy scooping. Tight fitted lid with gasket seals.
  • Cover with dimples makes it grippier and easier to open but does not double as soup bowl
  • Available  in a variety of colours: stainless steel, aqua blue, shiny pink, cream or dark brown

3. Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar – 24 oz

Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar
Stanley Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar on Amazon
  • Capacity: 24 ounce
  • Keep food hot for up to 15 hours and cold for up to 18 hours
  • Durable 18/8 stainless steel interior and exterior, cool to touch even with hot liquid inside. Sweat-proof exterior with cold content.
  • Wide cup doubles as bowl
  • Available in Classic Hammerstone Green (shown above) or Matt Black

4. Energify Vacuum Insulated Food Jar – 24 oz SPOON & BAG

  • Capacity: 17 oz or 24 oz
  • Leak-proof design with vacuum seal.
  • Jar made from 18/8 rust-proof stainless steel inside and outside, dish washer safe.
  • Lid is made from BPA free plastic and doubles as food bowl
  • Double wall vacuum insulation provides maximum retention of heat or cold.

5. Stanley Legendary 24 Ounce Food Jar – 24 oz

Stanley Legendary 24 Ounce Food Jar
Stanley Legendary 24 Ounce Food Jar on Amazon
  • Capacity: 24 ounce (similar to classic but in blue)
  • Keep food hot for up to 15 hours and cold for up to 18 hours
  • Durable 18/8 stainless steel interior and exterior, cool to touch even with hot liquid inside. Sweat-proof exterior with cold content.
  • Wide cup doubles as bowl
  • Available in Nightfall Blue

6. DaCool Hot Food Jar Stainless Steel Vacuum Thermos – 24 oz SPOON

DaCool Hot Food Jar Stainless Steel Vacuum Thermos
DaCool Hot Food Jar Stainless Steel Vacuum Thermos on Amazon

The DaCool Food Jar comes with two part lid. The actual cover it self that comes with an air releases button and room to store the foldable spoon. While the outer cover acts as a food bowl or cup.


  • Capacity: 24 ounce
  • Keep hot and cold food for up to 12 hours
  • 304 stainless steel , FDA approved, vacuum insulation
  • Wide mouth 3-inch for easy access to food, foldable stainless steel spoon
  • Available in black, shown above and cyan blue.

7. Stanley Adventure Food Jar – 24 oz

Stanley Adventure Food Jar
Stanley Adventure Food Jar on Amazon
  • Capacity: 24 ounce (similar to classic but in blue)
  • Keep food hot for up to 15 hours and cold for up to 18 hours
  • Durable 18/8 stainless steel interior and exterior, cool to touch even with hot liquid inside. Sweat-proof exterior with cold content.
  • Wide cup doubles as bowl, wide opening for easy access to food and cleaning
  • Available in Polar White

8. ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar – 27 oz SPOON

ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar
ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar on Amazon
ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar
ZTXPRO Thermos Food Jar on Amazon

This ZTXPRO insulated food jar also comes with a two part lid. One that is air and water tight button to release the air pressure to make it easier to open and room to store a foldable plastic spoon. The other, the outer lid serves as a bowl to eat from.

  • Capacity: 27 ounce
  • Keep hot food and beverages hot for 6 hours and cold food or desert cold for 24 hours
  • Wide mouth 3.27-inch to access the food and wash easily
  • Lid with built-in air pressure release button and leakproof apron
  • Foldable plastic spoon that can be stored away in the lid
  • Available in Pink Purple (above), Cyan Blue (above) and Green

9. Milu Thermos 22 oz Stainless Steel Food Jar – 22 oz SPOON & BAG

Milu Thermos 22 oz Stainless Steel Food Jar
Milu Thermos 22 oz Stainless Steel Food Jar on Amazon

The Milu Thermos Food Jar is based on the same design as Energify. It also comes with a carry bag and spoon. The difference is in the colour of the food jar.

  • Made from 304 food grade stainless steel
  • Wide mouth 2.6-inch, large opening for easy cleaning, filling and eating from
  • Outer lid doubles and bowl, inner lid comes with pressure release button
  • Available in space grey with grey lid and orange silicone strap
  • Folding spoon, cleaning brush, and carry case included

10. Stanley Master Stainless Steel Insulated Food Jar

Stanley Master Stainless Steel Insulated Food Jar
Stanley Master Stainless Steel Insulated Food Jar on Amazon

The Master series stainless steel vacuum food from Stanley is advertised as unbreakable. Instead of a foldable handle like those found on bigger Classic Legendary models, it has a fixed rigid handle.

  • Capacity: 24 ounce
  • Made from 1.0 mm 18/8 stainless steel, BPA-free, QuadVac™ Insulation with Leakproof design
  • Vacuum insulated lid doubles as cup with all parts dishwasher safe
  • Steel-lined stopper
  • Robust steel handle

Super Size Vacuum Food Jar Thermoses

Upping the game to a whole new level are these super size insulated food jar at 1 quartz or 32 ounces and bigger.

11. Stanley Legendary Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar – 1.0qt, 32 oz

Stanley Legendary Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar
Stanley Legendary Classic Vacuum Insulated Food Jar on Amazon

This big vacuum insulated food jar that holds up to 1 quartz or 32 ounce of food is available in three colours Hammertone Green as shown, Nightfall Blue or Matte Black. It also comes with a folding handle, a BPA-free plastic inner lid and a BPA-free plastic lined stainless steel outer lid that doubles as a food bowl.

  • Capacity: 1 Quartz or 32 ounces
  • Made from 18/8 stainless steel and BPA-free plastics
  • Double-wall vacuum insulation with Leakproof design
  • Insulated lid with outer cover that doubles as cup or bowl
  • All parts dishwasher safe
  • Folding handle

12. Thermos Stainless King 47 Ounce Vacuum Insulated Food Jar – 47 oz BIGGEST

 

Thermos Stainless King 47 Ounce Vacuum Insulated Food Jar
Thermos Stainless King 47 Ounce Vacuum Insulated Food Jar

Here is an interesting entry from Thermos. From their Thermos Stainless King range comes this huge food flask with 47 ounces capacity. The big boss vacuum insulated food jar is available in two colours, matte black or stainless steel. It also comes with two inner containers that you can use to store two types of food. But we would only recommend using these plastic containers for cold food.

  • Capacity: 47 ounce
  • Includes two inner containers
  • Durable stainless-steel interior and exterior
  • Cool to the touch with hot liquids, sweat proof with cold
  • Wide mouth is easy to fill, eat from and clean
  • Rugged and heavy duty stainless steel carry handle

13. Stanley Adventure Stay Hot Camp Crock – 3qt, 96 oz BIGGEST

The biggest food jar in our line-up is this Stanley vacuum insulated container. More of a pot or crock as it is called, the food jar can keep hot food warm for up to 12 hours and cold food cool for up to 16 hours. It has an insulated lid that latches down tightly to prevent spills. This lid when open can be held by a hook while you serve. Obviously being a big pot it has a super large wide open mouth. Plus, a big handle on the lid makes it easy to carry and move.


Stanley Adventure Stay Hot Camp Crock
Stanley Adventure Stay Hot Camp Crock on Amazon
  • Capacity: 96 ounces
  • Vacuum insulated, keeps food hot for up to 12 hours or cold for up to 16 hours
  • Wide mouth for easy serving and cleaning
  • Leak proof, insulated lid latches down tightly to prevent spills
  • Hook holds lid while serving
  • Made from 18/8 stainless steel won’t rust and is naturally BPA-free