Preserving the British Summertime

by Michael Smith (Veshengro)

Ball® brand Fresh Preserving Products Launch in the UK


Iconic Ball® brand fresh preserving products are now available to UK consumers, helping to make preserving jams, pickles, sauces and more at home safer and easier than ever before. For over 130 years, these innovative, trusted products have helped preservers by providing easy to follow steps that give homemade foods a shelf-life of up to one year, with safer and more consistent results and no more guesswork.

For the first time, UK consumers will have access to the range of Ball preserving products as well as support through comprehensive online resources which include new recipes, how-to videos, step-by-step guides and more. Included in the range is the Ball Home Preserving Starter Kit (£19.99), a revolutionary all-in-one preserving solution for experienced and new preservers alike.

With summer fruits and vegetables flourishing, now is the perfect time to harvest and preserve at home. Ball brand glass preserving jars with two-piece lids remove air and create a reassuring vacuum seal, simply by using this straightforward three-step preserving technique:

1) Fill your Jars

2) Boil your Jars to Preserve

3) Store up to One Year!

In addition to the ease and confidence in the safety of your creations, there is no more fear of runny jams and marmalades with the fantastic range of Ball Jam Setting Mixes with Pectin. Reduce cooking time while getting an ideal, consistent set and fresh fruit flavour time after time, and preventing trial and error by the jam maker.

"We are thrilled to be introducing the Ball brand fresh preserving range of products to the UK. With over 130 years of advancing the art of preserving, we are continually looking to develop and provide innovative tools that help our customers bring their preserving passions to life. Our straightforward and simplified 3-step process will support the strong British tradition of preserving jams and fruits but also give consumers the confidence to try more possibilities, like preserving vegetables, seafood and meat," Allison Glentzer, Associate Manager, Brand Activation, Newell Brands.

An array of delicious recipes and step-by-step instructions are also available at the Ball® fresh preserving website at Plus visit social media sites for more flavour inspiration:, and

Visit Lakeland and Hobbycraft, as well as select Garden Centres, Farm Shops, and Specialty Kitchen Stores to see the range of Ball® fresh preserving products available now (this obviously varies from store to store as, more than likely, will be the prices).

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