AsaHe's asking about plastic. I'd like to know as well.
ya ya ya on the glass (and one of my customers demands glass) but she has no issues forking out the extra money for glass. Some do, however...and most moms with kids running around don't want glass jars on the counter. Plastic IS a better option for some.
I am with you, but the honey I ship goes into plastic.Just adding my nod to glass. I only use Ball/Kerr canning jars (jellies, pints, quarts and 2 quarts). I've received comments on them since they are more likely to be used again. I refuse to add more plastic to the stream.
Maybe different in your part of the world, but in ours, canning jars need to be sterilized before use, it's assumed they will get that during the canning process so they done come that way. Honey jars purchased thru commercial glass suppliers arrive cleaned, ready to use. It's easy to tell which are or are not cleaned as packaged. If the bottle arrives right side up in the case, it needs to be cleaned. If it arrives upside down, that's because it's been cleaned and it prevents dust from settling into the clean jar.Just adding my nod to glass. I only use Ball/Kerr canning jars (jellies, pints, quarts and 2 quarts). I
Anchor Hocking states on the box, "American Made Glass Since 1905".I always wash my jars and I just noticed they are from China as are most other jars. They come in a dozen in cardboard boxes marked made in China. I no longer want this stuff in my home so I am looking for an American source for glass.