Teuko.com is the online community for parents who pack lunch for their children. Our mission at Teuko is to help families get easy, healthy, and fun lunchbox ideas, recipes, and tips, all in one place. When it comes to our year in lunch packing, we’re excited to let you see how unique and great we made it in 2021!
This year, 50% of the lunchbox ideas that were shared on Teuko in 2021 came from North America, with almost 30% from the United States of America and a bit more than 20% coming from Canada. This year, we noticed that our European friends, especially from Belgium, Cyprus, and the United Kingdom, were sharing more, especially when some other parts of the world suffered from lockdowns (thus kids not going to school, and parents not packing lunches). And we noted that two places from Asia, Japan, and the Philippines, were also willing to join our lunchbox fun this year!
Now the question is: who shared the most lunchbox ideas on Teuko? Here are our…
Top Teuko Friends of 2021
With almost 200 lunchbox ideas in 2021, Silkes shared her lunchbox love with us from Germany and obviously kept on packing lunch for her child the full year!
You can rediscover Silkes’ best tips and tricks – we’re still very fond of how she carves apples!
Sabine is also from Germany and she shared over 160 lunchbox ideas with us on Teuko.com this year! Congrats!
Rediscover all the happy vibes of Sabine in her testimonial on the Teuko Blog!
Jayne is a mom from the United Kingdom and shared a little bit more than 100 lunchbox ideas on Teuko this year! Woohoo!
Enjoy again Jayne’s interview – her creativity and tips are awesome!
We were all happy to welcome Heather this year, a Canadian mom who inspired us with plant-based packed lunches she packs for her little ones!
A delight to discover the creative lunches prepared by Babette, a mom from the Philippines. All the cartoons and smiles we get when looking at all these!
Meet with Babette through her interview!
Filio, aka abc_Lunchies on Teuko.com, lives in Cyprus and shared with us colorful lunchbox ideas! Have a look at her testimonial, and discover her 5 tips for an easy lunch packing experience!
Noëmie is a French expat in Belgium where she discovered lunch packing. She’s been sharing wonderful lunchbox ideas with all of us this year again!
Discover Noemie’s best lunchbox hacks and the accessories she uses in this Teuko Blog post!
We’re amazed by this Japanese bento artist! In each of Takupapa’s bento boxes, you’ll find video games characters, cartoons characters, or cute animals! Check them out.
The lunchbox community is strong in Canada! Inga, aka Kidscantwaitforlunch, shared lots of new and fun lunchbox ideas again on Teuko.com. Have a look, it’s delightful! And don’t forget to get Inga’s tips too.
Emilie is a French mom who lived in Japan and moved to… Canada! Discover Emilie’s cool lunchbox ideas and don’t miss out on her lunchbox hacks!
Now, what did we all enjoy packing the most in 2021?
Top Lunchbox Themes 2021
The peak of fun we all had together was in Spring and for Halloween, the two top themes in 2021. You’ll discover further explanation in the Top Foods section why “Rainbow Color” is having a third place in this ranking for the Top Themes 2021. And no doubt that the themes “Animals” and “Cartoons” are in the top 5… since we all want to bring smiles when our children open their lunchboxes at lunchtime!
Wait, what foods were the most included in our kids’ lunches this year? Let’s discover the…
Top Foods of 2021
Overall, in 2021, we packed… lots of fresh nutritious foods in our children’s lunch boxes! As our further mission at Teuko is to help prevent diet-related diseases and obesity, one lunchbox at a time, we are so proud and happy! Woohoo! Congrats to all of our Teuko Friends!
When having a look at the foods that were tagged this year, we’ve seen indeed, this ranking:
- Cherry Tomatoes
- Cheddar Cheese
- Cream Cheese
- Bell Peppers
- Green Grapes
Only with these first top 20 food items, there is no doubt that fruits and vegetables had a beautiful place in our kids’ lunch boxes! Combined together, fruits and veggies actually represented about 2/3 (66.4% more exactly) of the total of foods packed for lunch! This totally explains why a top theme in 2021 is “Rainbow Color”!
Then, let’s discover the top food in each food category:
- Veggies: Cucumber
- Fruits: Strawberries
- Cereals: Bread
- Proteins: Ham
- Dairy: Cheddar Cheese
- Drink: Water
These top foods, all combined, are perfect for a picnic! So… You may guess the next stats of our lunchbox community: our children had, most of the time, cold lunches. It’s actually 70% of lunches that were cold, and 30% warm.
Thus, lastly, what were the lunchbox accessories that were used by Teuko families? Let’s discover the…
Top Accessories of 2021
Let’s start with the most important item needed to pack lunch for our kids… the lunchbox!
There are 3 brands of lunch boxes that were used a lot this year among our Teuko Lunchbox Community:
- Yumbox, whose motto is “Healthy Eating Simplied”
- Planetbox, that “Make Happier Meals on the Go”
- Glasslock, with “Clean, Fresh, Easy, and Convenient” glass boxes
These top 5 accessories obviously helped us a lot for making colorful and fun lunches:
And… that’s a wrap!
Thank you so much for sharing your kindness and foodie creativity with us! Same lunchbox fun next year?
Share our 2021 Teuko Celebration with your family and friends! We should be all proud of what we accomplished this year, as, together, with good food and lots of fun, we can also help reduce diet-related diseases and obesity, one lunchbox at a time!
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