5 Gallon Buckets

Bulk & Wholesale 5 Gallon Plastic Buckets

Explore Kaufman Container’s large selection of bulk and wholesale 5 gallon buckets! We offer a wide variety of shapes for various use cases.  Large plastic buckets are the perfect solution for packaging bulk quantities of a product, especially for long-term storage. When using an airtight lid, our 5-gallon buckets prevent airflow and keep contents protected without losing freshness or composition. Our 5 gallon buckets are easily stackable making them simple to store or ship.

5 Gallon Bucket Use Cases

We offer a wide variety of shapes to best match your needs. Kaufman’s wholesale buckets are made with food grade plastic allowing you to package flour, sugar, grains, and more for a long period of time. Besides food products, customers also use these buckets to store products such as nuts and bolts. Additionally, we offer 5 gallon buckets designed to hold liquids such as oils, water, or paint. Once you have selected the 5 gallon bucket to best fit your packaging needs, we offer several caps and lids to create a proper seal.

Customize Your 5 Gallon Buckets

Looking for a way to further customize your 5-gallon buckets? Kaufman can create a customized label with our in-house decorating services, including screen printing and labeling. Our services can help your product look refined and sophisticated. To learn more about the custom packaging solutions we offer, visit our custom container and bottle printing page.

Frequently Asked 5 Gallon Bucket Questions

What size is a 5 gallon bucket?

5 gallon buckets can range in size depending on use case. Typically they range between 12 – 15 inches tall with a 9 – 12 inch diameter. 5 gallon bucket pails designed for liquid storage also tend to be 12 – 15 inches tall with a similar width.

How much can a 5 gallon bucket hold?

When filled to capacity, a 5 gallon bucket can hold, well, 5 gallons of water or any liquid. This equates to roughly 0.71 cubic feet. When filled with water, it can hold 42 pounds of water.