Category Archives: Glass Containers

Mason Jar Inspiration


Ball Mason JarThe 2016 Ball Elite Color Series Canning Jars have us inspired and thinking about new and trending  ways to use the iconic Mason jar – for everything from beverages to décor.  We all know the Ball Mason jars are a go-to choice for canning and fresh preserving.  The classic two-piece vacuum seal lid keeps your food properly preserved by providing a quality seal that makes sure that oxygen doesn’t enter the jar after processing.  But when we look at these beautiful blue Ball Elite Color Series Mason Jars, we can’t help but want them front and center where we can see them and enjoy them all of the time.  Here are three ways to get even more use out of your Mason jars. Continue reading Mason Jar Inspiration

Beer Bottles and Growlers – New Products!

Bottling is Everything

There is nothing quite like a cold brew on a hot summer’s day, so when the weather gets warm, beer sales start to heat up.  Our Merchandise Team is hot on the trail of trending options for beer packaging.  We are always looking for products that will help solve your problems and add savings to help your bottom line.  Our new selection of beer bottles and growlers bring you premium quality, backed by Freund’s Lowest Price Guarantee.

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Wine Bottle Buying Guide

Wine Bottle Buying Guide

They say you never get a second chance to make a first impression. This isn’t only true for people, it’s true for packaging, too. If you’re in the wine industry, you may be overwhelmed with the variety of wine bottles and closures on the market. Our wine bottle buying guide can help you navigate through the wine aisle with ease.
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Customer Questions Answered: How much honey do your honey jars hold?

Honey Jars

Containers on the Freund website are typically listed with a capacity in fluid ounces. This can be confusing when it comes to honey, which is typically labeled and sold based on net weight ounces, sometimes called “honey weight”. So what is the difference between fluid ounces and net weight ounces? And how can you determine how much honey our honey jars will hold? Continue reading Customer Questions Answered: How much honey do your honey jars hold?

National Canning Day – Keeping Recipes Fresh


Legacy Masor Jar at Freund ContainerTime to start sealing up those mason jars, it is National Canning Day.  Many of us in the Midwest are experiencing our first frost this week which means we have to seal up our treasured recipes keeping them fresh over the harsh winter. Or, if you grew too many tomatoes this season and they haven’t all ripened, canning is the perfect solution to these types of culinary conundrums.

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Bring out your Inner Brewmaster with the Perfect Beer Bottles!

Perfecting that brew recipe is a magical moment!  All that hard work and creativity is ready for the world to taste…not so fast.  What beer bottle are you going to use?  Your Beer Bottles are critical for bringing out your brew’s personality and at Freund we take pride in offering a number of colors and sizes sure to make your customer say “CHEERS!”

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How are Glass Bottles Recycled?

Glass Bottles are part of everyday life and often times taken for granted.   To many of us we only see them for the soda, tea, ketchup, etc…they hold but glass is an amazing product being brought back to life time and time again.  You may have an idea how glass recycling works but seeing the fabulous process in action has been experienced by few.  Watch this amazing video from NPR as glass is used, collected, melted together, and formed into a new bottle! Continue reading How are Glass Bottles Recycled?

Choosing the Perfect Mason Jar

As Canning season begins canners everywhere are stocking up on Mason Jars to preserve their family traditions.  Freund is excited to offer 18 different Mason Jars to suit your individual needs, each with unique features and benefits.  With all these choices how do you choose the Mason Jar perfect for you?  We have provided some tips to help you find the Mason Jar ideal for you. Continue reading Choosing the Perfect Mason Jar

History of the Mason Jar

Welcome to the History of the Mason Jar, a timeline that lays out the many adaptations the common canning jar went through to become the wide-mouthed, multi-purpose glass jar we use today. Canning is an American tradition, since the 1800’s Americans have been preserving family recipes. These heirlooms are part of tradition passed on from generation to generation. Learn here how this tradition was born.

Tamper Evident Packaging: Do you need it?

Packaging safety is a topic all suppliers have to grapple with.  It is paramount consumers are assured product is not jeopardizing health or safety when purchased.  Tamper evident products can be the ideal solution providing peace of mind for suppliers and consumers.  Tamper evident solutions provide real-time feedback if products have been tampered with during shipping or even on store shelves. Continue reading Tamper Evident Packaging: Do you need it?