A Mason jar is a molded glass jar that is originally used in canning to preserve food. Other common names for the original Mason jar include Ball jars (after the Ball Corporation), fruit jars and simply glass canning jars. All Mason jars are not created equal.
Are Ball Mason jars good for canning?
Ball Mason 32 oz Wide Mouth Jars The Ball Jars with Lids and Bands are perfect for home canning. They are ideal for fresh preserving whole vegetables and fruits such as green beans and peaches. The jars are also great for homemade pickles. Ball glass jars are perfect for creative décor, serving and gift-giving.
What size Mason jars does Ball make?
This set of 12 Regular Mouth Mason Jars have a 16 ounce capacity and are constructed of durable glass.
Why is Ball Mason jars out of stock?
The demand has resulted in supply constraints, extended lead times and recently limited product availability at stores and online, a company spokesperson said in a statement, according to CNN.
How much do Ball Mason jars cost?
The cost of a mason jar will depend on the brand and how many come in a pack. A single 4, 8, 16 or 32-ounce mason jar can cost $1 to $5, while a 12 pack of one-quart wide mouth mason jars made of tempered glass can cost $10 to $22.