There are two ways you can look at food and perishable goods in terms of consumption. First you can buy only for your needs for the day and leave only the packaging to dispose of. Or second you may shop for groceries that could be worth a week of consumption so that you make only at least one trip to the shopping outlets you patronize.
But for efficiency and good planning that is relevant to savings in time, money and effort, one thing you can do is use an appliance. The commercial two door refrigerator will be one such appliance, and it is a common thing in homes in this country. But whether the consideration is for storing groceries for longer periods or not is something dictated by preference and practice.
Practice, though, is often a catch as you can thing, and in the spaces inside a two door refrigerating appliance may be found months old items. These could be useless or close to it, perhaps put there with one thing in mind that was quickly forgotten. Importance is often not a key factor in setting up the insides of a refrigerator.
What is really important is the presence of this unit, because it can mean so much more things to rely on. For one, it is a one stop shop for all the things for future use as well as the perishable goods that you buy in bulk. If big enough, this will take the place of both the larder and the pantry cabinets, or minimize their use in terms of having perishable items in.
In fact, you need only be concerned with those household things that are not remotely consumable, like detergent, for instance. This separates two distinct categories of items that are found in or around the kitchen. The appliance in question is one fixture for this place, and it has become an iconic one for many.
The use of this is always defining, and the commercial type will certainly be something that is big and useful in many ways. Because for commercial purposes, most items in this regard will be configured in such a way as to take in a whole range of goods. Its compartments will be differentiated for each category of goods put in.
For instance, there is the freezer compartment, which normally takes in the most perishable items. These could be fish, meat, poultry and processed packages for meat products. And it can include ice cream, butter or relish, but these may have other freezer compartments that can be used for them, to further subdivide the freezer category.
The next level of items will be ones that are chilled, like fruit or vegetables and things like leftover food. Also, this category will include beverages of all kinds, as well as eggs, opened tins or bottles of ketchup, cakes and pastries. This is the most democratic of all spaces found for this appliance, in a manner of speaking.
There are really only two of these categories here, but there are many other subdivisions within these, and the inside of the appliance reflects this. There are shelves, compartments and other installations that are for compartmentalizing same things. These could be used to store all the things that you are able to think of.