Frequently Asked Questions
Because light destroys lactic acid bacteria. Lactic acid bacteria are crucial to a good, healthy fermentation, so please guard your fermented foods, keeping them out of strong light.
If you don’t have an out-of-the-way corner on your kitchen countertop, which does not have any direct light, you could consider draping a towel around the Pickl-It Pickl-R jar. Just make sure not to cover the airlock, otherwise, you’ll trap the carbon dioxide inside the the jar that needs to escape.
Did you know...
Cultured and fermented foods are still eaten around the world – sauerkraut and kefir in Europe; and Kimchi throughout Asia.
—Modern Cultured Food
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