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Blog > Archives for March 2015

Why We Make Our Own Packing Peanuts

March 23, 2015 | Candle, Bath & Body, News, What's New

Here at Fillmore Container, we are committed to be as environmentally responsible as possible. Over the years, we’ve tested and compared a variety of packing products and methods to see which provided the best balance of sustainability, performance and cost. While we’ve exclusively* chosen to use compostable peanuts for a long time, this year...

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Soy Wax

Candle Wax We currently carry wax from the top 3 premium soy producers: NatureWax, EcoSoya, and Golden Brands. Even though they are all soy formulations, each one is unique. If you aren’t already familiar with a particular wax, we would highly recommend that you begin by referring to our  Wax Properties Chart. We also...

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The New Ball Blue Book and a Giveaway

March 12, 2015 | Canning, Giveaways, News, Product, What's New

We’re welcoming the Ball Blue Book – 37th Edition – to our Canning Library! How is this one different from the last?  Well, it’s packed full of a wide range of proven recipes including 75 new ones – for water bath processing and pressure canning, fermenting, freezing and dehydrating. Each section includes a collection...

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How to Decide What to Plant in Your Garden

March 5, 2015 | Canning

This time of the year, when I’m feeling like I could be done with winter, and those beautiful seed catalogs begin arriving, I tend to get wrapped up in visions of garden grandeur. I over buy. Every year. Last year I was able to share quite a few of the extra plants that I...

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Strawberry Meyer Lemon Marmalade

It’s Meyer lemon season! There are so many reasons to love Meyer lemons! Oh, let us count the ways: They are sweeter than regular lemons; They have a thin rind that’s edible; They yield more juice than regular lemons; They have a beautiful floral aroma; They are not as acidic as regular lemons; Oh,...

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