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Fido Fermenting Jar 4 or 5 litre Lead BPA Free

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Fido Fermenting Jar 4 or 5 litre Lead BPA Free

Product Info

Brand
Model
Fermenting
Size
90mil mouth 26cm high
Capacity
4 or 5 litre (4 to 5 quart)
Price
$45 to $55 AU
Main Features
Predrilled hole in top of lid for airlock to be fitted
Large enough to make good quantities of fermented food for the home.
Removable and replaceable lid
BPA and lead free glass
Main Uses
Mainly used to make lacto fermented preserved foods such as sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles, etc.

 

Summary 

Fido large fermenting jar 4 or 5 litre capacity 

Used for fermenting food and making preserved lacto fermented treats such as:

  • Sauerkraut;
  • Kimchi;
  • Fermented mixed vegetables;
  • Pickles,
  • Fermented drinks; and
  • Hundreds of other recipes.

Comes with a hole in the top of the glass lid and a rubber grommet whereby the airlock (usually included) is fitted to prevent oxygen getting into the jar whilst letting CO2 escape.

Made in Italy of high quality BPA lead free glass.   

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5.0
Price  
 
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5.0
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5.0

Fido fermenting jar is worth every penny!

I've been using the larger Fido fermenting jars (I have two) for a few years now and have found them to be a good size for home lacto fermentation recipes plus excellent quality.

We've made sauerkraut, all types of mixed vegetable lacto fermented foods, pickled cucumbers, pickled beetroot, and more. 

I would like the mouth of the jar to be slightly bigger because I have large hands it's a bit of a squeeze to fit my fist in the jar if certain foods (like cucumbers) need packing etc, however, this is only a small point.

Overall, I do recommend a Fido jar for pickling or fermenting foods in its own right or as a cheaper alternative to a fermenting crock. 

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Pros & Cons

Pros
Good size
Easy to Use
Fair price
Works great
Cons
Mouth of jar could be slightly bigger
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