Glass is less popular these days. There was a time when soft drinks came in bottles, large and small. Now aluminium cans have crashed the bottle party. But glass continues to reign supreme when it comes to jam. The big manufacturers with their millions of jars all the way to the cottage industry where someone in their kitchen makes jam for the local farmers’ market. And apart from the taste and goodness of the jam itself, the most important thing is the packaging. Your jars will need
More and more products today come in cardboard or plastic containers. If you were to visit your local supermarket, then you would find only the occasional product being provided in glass bottles or glass jars. Wine is almost always provided in glass bottles. However, when I was growing up, we used to leave empty bottles out for the local milkman and he would replace them with full glass bottles of milk. Soft drink was also delivered by a truck driver and we could choose what flavours we wanted. It must have been 40 years ago when soft drink and milk were delivered in glass bottles in Sydney so if you chose to, you did not need to go to the shops at all for milk or soft drink.
Glass is used less often today because of the risk of injury. Large venues which host concerts and sporting events do not allow glass products so manufacturers of products use glass less often than before. There are less bottle labels found in supermarkets. There are still jar labels on products that are more suited to