Coffee Gator Stainless CO2 Valve Coffee Container

Last updated date: July 2, 2020

DWYM Score
9.8

Coffee Gator Stainless CO2 Valve Coffee Container

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Overall Take

This stainless steel container uses a CO2 valve to keep your coffee fresh. It's available in a variety of colors and sizes to help you find the right fit for your kitchen. The patented valve system boosts freshness to the next level and it includes a matching scoop that's the equivalent of 2 tablespoons of coffee grounds. In our analysis of 21 expert reviews, the Coffee Gator Coffee Gator Stainless CO2 Valve Coffee Container placed 1st when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note July 2, 2020:
Checkout The Best Coffee Canister For Ground Coffee for a detailed review of all the top coffee canisters for ground coffee.

Expert Summarized Score
9.8
4 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
9.4
4,545 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
For the money the Coffee Gator canister is a decent buy and does what it’s designed to do – keeping your coffee beans fresher for longer. It seems to be well made and durable, and the dial on the lid is a good way to keep track on just how fresh your beans are. This dial becomes even more beneficial when you have multiple canisters with different coffee beans stored at varying stages of freshness. The free scoop, coffee brewing eBook, and follow up emails are also a nice gesture from Coffee Gator. If you’re looking for an affordable way to keep your coffee beans fresh the Coffee Gator canister a good buy and on par with the competition in this price range.
- Bean Ground
This is a review of the Coffee Gator Coffee Canister. It’s a coffee vault that has a degassing valve and is quick sealing. It’s a canister that will look fantastic on your counter, too. There are a variety of colors and sizes for everyone. With all the features available along with the great colors, this canister is a good choice for your beans or grind.
- Know Your Grinder
Features a date wheel. BPA-free plastic interior lining. Comes with a patented valve system. Available in several cool colors. Boasts a durable steel latch system.
- Chef's Resource
Product vents out co2 produced by coffee while simultaneously keeping oxygen out of the container. BPA free canister.
- BestReviews
What experts didn't like
Not dishwasher safe.
- Chef's Resource
Many customers wished the company offered a larger container.
- BestReviews

From The Manufacturer

Fresh, Fresher, Freshest. You pay for prime quality ground and whole beans, so it makes sense to take care of them. This premium stainless steel container looks the bee's knees and loves your tea and coffee like a Kardashian loves a selfie

Overall Product Rankings

Coffee Gator Stainless CO2 Valve Coffee Container
1. Coffee Gator Stainless CO2 Valve Coffee Container
Overall Score: 9.8
Expert Reviews: 4
Progressive Prepworks ProKeeper Coffee Canister
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Overall Score: 9.5
Expert Reviews: 0
77L Glass Coffee Bean Canister
4. 77L Glass Coffee Bean Canister
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 3
Primica Stainless Steel Airtight Coffee Canister
5. Primica Stainless Steel Airtight Coffee Canister
Overall Score: 9.2
Expert Reviews: 2
Coffee Gator CO2 Valve Stainless Coffee Container
6. Coffee Gator CO2 Valve Stainless Coffee Container
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 1
MOICO CO2 Valva Stainless Coffee Canister & Travel Jar
7. MOICO CO2 Valva Stainless Coffee Canister & Travel Jar
Overall Score: 9.1
Expert Reviews: 0
Mud Pie Ceramic Coffee Canister
8. Mud Pie Ceramic Coffee Canister
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 0
HOKEKI Stainless Airtight Coffee Canister
9. HOKEKI Stainless Airtight Coffee Canister
Overall Score: 8.7
Expert Reviews: 2
Oggi Stainless Airtight Coffee Canister
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Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 1

An Overview On Coffee Canisters For Ground Coffee

Over the years, there have been many theories on how to keep coffee grounds fresh at home. For a while, it was theorized that storing it in the freezer would keep it fresh longer, but the pantry has been deemed best in recent years. The problem with freezer storage is that pulling the coffee in and out of the freezer each day can cause moisture to build up, impacting the oils that are essential for giving coffee its flavor.

The key to keeping coffee beans and grounds fresh is to remove light and air from the equation. The pantry is typically a dark enough place, but you can further protect it by making sure the container you store it in doesn’t let light in. But air is important, as well. Your coffee should always be stored in an airtight container or bag until you’re ready to make it.

When you buy coffee, it’s sealed in an airtight bag. As soon as you break that seal, though, you’re letting air and light in. In a pinch, leave it in the original light-resistant bag and put that bag in a sealable plastic bag like a freezer storage bag. But a container is a better long-term solution that will let you pour your coffee in as soon as you’ve opened the container.

If you’re looking for a storage container, make sure you find one that seals. You can find some that use a vacuum seal to keep air out. If it’s designed to completely block light, you could even store it on the kitchen counter. Some containers even use a CO2 valve to ensure all air is removed from the container while the coffee is stored there. This can be a great way to extend the life of your coffee.

DWYM Fun Fact

Coffee has become such a staple of modern life, it’s easy to take it for granted. There have been times throughout history when coffee was not only unavailable but banned. The first known coffee prohibition was in 1511 in Mecca, after the governor feared it stimulated radical thinking and might unite those who opposed him. It was almost banned while it was being introduced to Europe, but the pope took one taste and declared it delicious. In Sweden, coffee was banned in 1746, with police officers even confiscating “coffee paraphernalia,” which included cups and dishes. King Gustav III so believed coffee was a killer, he made murderers drink it to see how many cups it took to bring death. Needless to say, that trial was a failure.

The Coffee Canister For Ground Coffee Buying Guide

  • It’s best to buy your coffee in the smallest quantities possible. As convenient and affordable as it can be to buy in bulk, the more coffee you purchase, the more you’ll sacrifice freshness as you get halfway through the container.
  • For the freshest results, invest in a coffee grinder, store your coffee beans in an airtight container and only grind what you need for the day.
  • Even with grounds, though, you can go at least a few months past the expiration date on the bag if you keep air and light away.
  • Tracking the date of purchase on your coffee can be tough once you move it to a new container. Some coffee canisters come with a date dial on the lid to let you input a date and keep track of when the contents were inserted.
  • Wherever you plan to store your coffee, choose a container that minimizes space while also holding the amount of coffee you typically have. Most containers will easily handle a typical bag of coffee grounds or beans with plenty of room to spare.
  • If you choose a container that protects the coffee using a rubber seal, make sure the seal is strong enough to keep air out.
  • Some canisters come with a scoop that makes it easier to measure out the amount of coffee you’re putting into your coffeemaker each morning.
  • If you plan to store your coffee on your kitchen counter, look for one that matches your décor. You can find canisters in stainless steel, gray and even bright colors.
  • Cleaning an airtight container can be tricky, especially if your canister uses vacuum sealing or a valve to keep air out. In that case, you’ll want to handwash the components that have the technology built-in. Many coffee canisters aren’t dishwasher safe, so if this is important to you, look specifically for that feature when buying.