Ball Says: “Consumers staying home over the last months due to the COVID-19 pandemic, has resulted in shifts in demand for food storage containers like Ball® branded glass jars and lids. Ball and the entire canning industry have experienced an unprecedented demand. The demand has resulted in supply constraints, extended lead times, and recently limited product availability at stores and online. ”
Unfortunately, Ball seems to be favouring the big corporates in the USA as such they will give no indication when they will be supplying internationally again.
We recommend you look at the French and German-made Le Parfait, Weck, and Rex (rather than the low-quality, lead-based Chinese jars.) These alternatives have been manufactured in Europe for over 100 years and are more than twice the thickness of the Ball brand.
1 litre (actual capacity 1062ml) Weck Preserving Tulip Jar. Takes Large lid and seal.
Jar comes complete with glass lid, natural rubber seal and 2 stainless steel clips. Note that the jars may be supplied with Rex branded lids (identical lids made in the Weck factory but with different branding ..
The 1.5l jar is an imposing Rex. There are things that simply need a large capacity work-horse. Here you can store most bulky items: asparagus, cucumbers, carrots, leeks, as well as wooden spoons or Asian cutlery.
For dry storage its length makes it ideal for pastas like spaghetti and fettucine.
1.5 litre (actual capacity 1590ml) Weck Preserving Cylinder Jar. Takes Large lid and seal.
Jar comes complete with glass lid, natural rubber seal and 2 stainless steel clips.
Weck reusable Glass Jars are of the highest quality and contain NO BPA (Bisphenol A).
These jars are suitable for wa..
2.5 litre (actual capacity 2,700ml) Weck Preserving Tulip Jar. Takes Large lid and seal.
These jars are fabulous used as vases and also make a very attractive centrepiece filled with preserved fruit.
Jar comes complete with glass lid, natural rubber seal and 2 stainless steel clips. (Note that..
Previously, the Rex 1-litre jar was the classic par excellence. Now it is an extremely useful jar for contemporary stockpiling - dry goods from aniseed to cinnamon or cooked fruit, all kinds of garden vegetables either fresh or preserved, meats, broths and more.
Compote or muesli flakes, gummy bear..