Looking Ahead- How Businesses Have Adapted to the Curve

Looking Ahead- How Businesses Have Adapted to the Curve

COVID-19 has caused many U.S. businesses to adapt to uncertain times and operate under the guidance of their local and federal governments. These challenges have not halted businesses from looking for more ways to serve while protecting their customers and employees, becoming inspirations for other 

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

What Type of Beer Bottle Should I Use for My Home Brew?

Crafting your own homebrew beer requires the right bottle choices to preserve the integrity of your product. But how do you make the choice when there are so many options available?   Craft beers require durable, food-safe containers that ensure your beverages taste as good 

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

Why Do States Have Laws Restricting Breweries From Filling Growlers?

The opportunity to bring home fresh beer right from the brewer’s tap is made possible by the age-old beer growler system. In theory, you can walk into a local bar or brewery and ask for a fill up of either a traditional 32- or 64-ounce 

The History of Candle Making

The History of Candle Making

People have been generating light using candles for thousands of years. In early times, candles were a necessity and people used a variety of natural ingredients to make the light they needed. Prior to the early 1900’s, candles were the only source of artificial light 

What to Look for When Buying Bottles

What to Look for When Buying Bottles

You’re ready to buy your first supply of juice bottles before launching your new product line but what should you be looking for in a bottle? Selecting the right juice bottle shape and size can feel overwhelming. There are a lot of choices to consider 

The Definitive Guide to Pickling Jars

The Definitive Guide to Pickling Jars

Pickling foods has long been a staple of homemaking. Even in today’s modern times, many families still pride themselves on their pickled creations, proudly storing their canning jars and gifting them to friends. Going back as far as 2030 BC, pickling has been a concept 

Why Essential Oil Aromatherapy Is So Popular

Why Essential Oil Aromatherapy Is So Popular

As more people discover alternative health treatments and age-old remedies for feeling better, the use of essential oils and aromatherapy techniques is rising dramatically. Aromatherapy is a practice used to promote better psychological health and physical well-being. The practice involves the use of essential oils, 

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

The Curious World of Bottle Collecting and the People Who Collect Them

Bottle collecting has long been a hobby and even a passion for serious collectors. Many of the most desired bottles have historical significance and all tell a tale of years gone by. This history is fascinating and the bottles being collected are often unique works 

How to Sterilize Glass Bottles and Jars

How to Sterilize Glass Bottles and Jars

Sterilization is an important step for food and beverage canning. If you are making pickles, jams, or canning vegetables in a glass jar, you must sterilize the jar prior to filling in order to avoid contamination by microorganisms. This step also helps remove any dust 

How to Make Essential Oils

How to Make Essential Oils

For those not afraid of a little DIY project, making essential oils of your own can be a great investment both for your finances and your health. Essential oils are extracted from numerous common plants. Different oils come from different parts of the plant including