canning kills the bacteria, also softens. I also see it vacuum sealed and froze.I have my equipment, recipe,and read here and watched a bunch of youtubes. I can't seem to find the answer to one question: How do I stop the fermentation AND store the kraut? I know that I can put it in the fridge to stop fermentation and it will be good there for a year. But I am making a big batch and can't possibly put the jars in the fridge. I assume once fermentation is stopped, they can be stored in a cool/dry place? So, how do I make a big batch, put them in 30 mason jars and have them keep?