Buy jars and jars for lacto-fermentation
Lacto-ferment your food to preserve it easily and without energy. In the lacto-fermentation category, you will discover many sauerkraut jars and lacto-fermentation jars as well as many sets to start this exciting activity!
What is a lacto-fermentation jar?
A lacto-fermenting jar is a type of container used to prepare lacto-fermented foods such as sauerkraut, pickles, carrots and other vegetables. It is often made of glass or ceramic, with a lid that allows air to circulate while keeping unwanted bacteria out.
Lacto-fermentation is a natural process that involves the growth of beneficial lactic acid bacteria in food, which helps preserve it longer while adding flavor and nutrients. Lactic acid bacteria produce lactic acid, which acidifies foods and creates a hostile environment for harmful bacteria.
To prepare lacto-fermented foods, vegetables are cut into pieces, salted and placed in the lacto-fermenting jar. The salt helps prevent the growth of unwanted bacteria and creates a favorable environment for the growth of lactic acid bacteria. The vegetables are then left to ferment for several days at room temperature, during which time the lactic acid bacteria grow and acidify the vegetables.
The benefits of lacto-fermentation are many, including preserving foods without the need for refrigeration, increasing vitamin and enzyme content, and adding interesting flavors and textures to foods. Lacto-fermentation jars are a convenient and easy-to-use tool for preparing lacto-fermented foods at home.