Bottling & Labelling

There is nothing more rewarding than preserving your own food, and these jars and bottles make keeping all your bottled fruit, pickles, jams and sauces in excellent condition until they are used. They come in different shapes and sizes so you are sure to find exactly what you need. The attractive shapes mean that they also make ideal gifts when filled with home bottled produce.

Kilner jars can be square or round and come in a variety of sizes. The square jars are available in 0.5L, 0.7L, 1.5L and 2L sizes, with clip top lids. Because they have rubber seals as well as clip tops, they are airtight and keep their contents fresh for longer. The round clip top jars are also available in 0.35L and 1L sizes so whatever you need to store, you will be able to find an appropriately sized jar.

In addition to storing herbs and spices, clip top jars are also ideal for storing dry goods such tea, coffee, sugar, flour, rice, lentils and dried fruit. They can also be used for home preserved items such as bottled fruit, chutneys, pickles, jams and jellies. To finish the professional look of your preserves apply neatly written jam jar labels so that the contents are easily identifiable.

Kilner preserve jars are available in 0.25L and 0.5L sizes. These feature the traditional two piece metal lid that screws on to the jar to seal it. These jars have been used to preserve fruit and vegetables for many years and have definitely stood the test of time.

Kilner preserving bottles featuring the clip top design are available in 0.25L, 0.5L and 1L sizes. The smaller bottles are ideal for storing homemade vinaigrettes, salad dressings and flavoured oils whilst the larger one can be used for lemonades and fruit cordials.

Twist top bottles and jars, also made by Kilner, can be used for storing many different foodstuffs and, of course, there is a range of accessories including cellophane discs with elastic bands, labels for jam jars and rubber seals that may all be needed for preserving.

French company Le Parfait also manufacture stylish equipment for home preserving and items available include a comprehensive starter kit and large orange topped jars with a 3 litre capacity. The Jamie Oliver storage range includes recycled glass jars with ceramic blue lids. These clip top jars come in different sizes and have silicone seals to keep food fresh for longer. The sleek design means they will look good with other items from the Jamie Oliver storage range.