You must use the container adaptor to attach your accessory hose.
The deli containers are designed for refrigerator items, such as deli meats and cheeses, that you access everyday. We do not recommend for long term freezer storage.
The Deli Containers can be used for storage of any refrigerator items such as deli meat, cheese, veggies and other snack foods.
The length of time varies depending on the type of food item and the freshness of the item when stored.
Make sure the lid has been snapped closed on all sides. Make sure rubber gasket on lid is free from food materials. Examine rim of container for cracks or scratches. Any gaps can prevent container from vacuuming properly. Make sure Accessory Hose is securely inserted into Accessory Port on appliance and in port on the container adapter.