Getting Started

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You already knew preserving captures the delicious taste of your vegetables and fruits at their peak of freshness. But, did you know preserving also helps prevent your fresh produce from going to waste? It’s true! There is no need to throw away your fresh produce, and your money, anymore. Our tried and true preserving method will walk you through the 3 Simple Steps below to capture the fresh taste of your produce and prevent waste.

The Right Combination for Perfectly Preserved Food

Make sure you’re preserving the right way. A true seal only happens after the heating process when your jar has cooled. Use Ball® Jars and Lids to follow our tried and true method with these 3 simple steps.

How to preserve

Use These Three Steps

  1. Fill

    Select & Prepare your favourite preserving recipe

  2. Boil & Preserve

    The most important step in our preserving process. Use Ball® Kits and Utensils to make the process easier.

  3. Store

    You’re now ready to keep your preserved foods in your pantry for up to a year.

View our Getting Started Guide for the details on 3 Simple Steps of Preserving. And check out the guides below for assistance with the type of creation you'd like to make

The Benefits of Preserving

It’s true! Save time by following our 3 Simple Steps and you can:

  1. Preserve more jars at one time
  2. Store in the pantry up to 1 year versus your refrigerator for 3 weeks

No longer make small batches and store in the refrigerator. Home preserved jars will store in your pantry for up to 1 year!

Preserving Video Tutorials

Preserving Guides

View our Getting Started Guide for the details on each step of the process. And check out the guides below for assistance with the type of creation you'd like to make.

3 Simple Steps

No matter what you want to make, this is the place to start. In just three simple steps, you're on your way to a fresh, flavorful creation.

  1. Prep

    Wash your jars and lids and heat your water.

  2. Pick

    Select your recipe and prepare it.

  3. Preserve

    Submerge filled jars in boiling water.

Preserving Terms

Access our handy glossary to learn the ins and outs of preserving technology.

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