Golden Harvest Canning Jars – History and Background
Golden Harvest Canning Jar Made by Ball
The original Golden Harvest Canning jars were made in the late 1970s by the Glass Containers Corporation in Fullerton, California.
Golden Harvest jars were actually made by Ball until they spun off the canning portion of the business. They still are in a way, as the spin off, Jarden Home Brands still makes them along with Ball, Bernardin and Kerr glass canning jar labels.
They are cheaper in price, and are often sold at places like Target, but seem to be well liked by
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Ball – The Definitive Glass Canning Jar
We all know about Ball Canning Jars. They are the definitive glass canning jar. The original company, started by the Ball Brothers evolved from a small can company in buffalo NY to a large corporate conglomerate with revenues over $7.63 billion dollars annually. They had two products – Canning and Aerospace – go figure.
The latest incarnation, Ball Corporation, no longer actually produces glass canning jars, but the license to produce the jar is now is owned by Jarden Home Brands, and are still available for purchase.
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