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A container for holding an article such as food comprises a container main body and a lid. The lid has a laminate structure of an aluminum foil layer exposed upon an outer surface of the lid and a synthetic resin film layer exposed upon an inner surface of the lid. Cutting means is provided for cutting at least part of the lid. The cutting means comprises a pull-tab arranged on the outer surface of the lid, a cutting guide arranged on the inner surface of the lid along at least an outer periphery of a cutting region, and a connecting portion extending through a small hole formed in said lid so as to connect said pull-tab with said cutting guide. The cutting means comprises molded bodies of a synthetic resin which can not be bonded to the aluminum foil layer and which can be bonded to the synthetic resin film layer upon molding process.