Frequently Asked Questions
By placing a towel around the Pickl-It container, the UV light is blocked from entering through the clear glass. UV light kills lactic-acid bacteria which is essential to the fermentation process.
Please do not cover the airlock, as that will hinder the escape of oxygen and excess carbon dioxide, from the Pickl-It container.
Did you know...
Metchnikoff, 1907, “The Prolongation of Life“ credited soured Bulgarian milk with helping peasants to live longer lives, by eliminating putrefactive bacteria from the gastro-intestinal tract. Key? Lactobacillus bulgaricus! Naturally-occurring “probiotic!”
—Metchnikoff and Bulgarian Peasants, 1907
I'm heading out of town and will feel confident that my ferment will be fine sitting on my counter. I wouldn't feel that way if I didn't have the Pickl-it jar. I'm looking forward to getting more!