The original Kilner jar, first invented by John Kilner and Co in the 1840s in England, is as much-loved and successful now as it was 170 years ago.
Its long-lasting popularity is owed to its unique pressure seal and iconic design. Put simply, households all over the world trust it to successfully preserve and pickle their fruit and vegetables. In the 1900s, Kilner presented its innovation as ‘the original and the best, all other brands are substitutes’, a claim which remains as relevant today, and is a testament to its impressive heritage.
A surge in popularity for preserving home-grown fruit and vegetables has catapulted the Kilner jar into the limelight in recent times. Now, not only is the Kilner jar an essential for the kitchen, but has become a statement of style around the home and office. From New York to Tokyo, from Paris to Oslo, people all over the world are crying out for Kilner jars.
Thanks to our extensive international distribution network, Kilner jars can now be found in world-famous department stores in New York and London, as well as small independent stores around the world.
In the US, we have a dedicated team at hand to supply all the information you need on our product ranges, and to handle your orders to meet this increasing demand.