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Brewing Beer - Resource Guide, Best Practices & Great Finds

-Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Our team here at Packaging Options Direct has compiled the best beer bottling resources from across the internet. From start to finish, this is your guide on the best beer brewing tips, resources, supplies, equipment and more.

In the below video, Jeremy Frey of F.H. Steinbart Company shows you some...

10 Creative Uses for Tins

-Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Metal tins are extremely versatile and should not just be stacked up in your storage cabinets or tossed out with the trash.

Whether you are using tin containers to store small mints and candies or whether you are using tin cans to create beautiful shades of paint, you should know that you could use...

Ultimate Guide to Beer Bottling with Glass Bottles

-Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Crafting your own home brew is an exciting and rewarding process. Whether you are doing it as a hobby or for business purposes you will come to find that while the brewing process is not too difficult, getting the brew in the bottle can be extremely tedious and many home brewers say that the bottlin...

Will Cans Replace Glass Bottles?

-Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The debate between cans and glass bottles has been strongly raging on for a couple of years, especially in the beer industry. There are pros and cons of each material when it comes to generic use and both easily trump plastic.

Each container is also more suitable for certain products than the other...

Creative Uses for Glass Jars

-Monday, May 19, 2014

What’s better than investing in a product that is multi-functional and can serve many purposes?

The answer is not much. It’s a wonderful feeling knowing that a product you spent money on can be repurposed, used and abused for many years to come. It’s also fun trying out new things and being creati...

How Glass Jars Can Improve Your Health

-Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Did you know that glass jars and containers could help to improve your health?

Many people don’t even realize that glass jars and containers can be used for a wide range of purposes. For most people, the only reason they even have glass jars in their homes is because they bought pasta sauce or pick...

Meet Bri, your Account Coordinator

-Thursday, April 24, 2014

At Packaging Options Direct, we strive to provide our customers with a personalized Customer Service experience. What better way to do that than for our customers to learn about the team on a personal level.

Brianne Livas, Account Coordinator

Bri (pronounced Brie, like the cheese) is the Account Coordinator at Packaging Options Di...

Choosing the Right Mason Jars for Canning

-Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Canning and preserving your own food is more than just a popular trend that is making its way through homes in the United States – it’s a wonderful way of preserving your food to protect it from spoiling, to protect yourself from rising food costs and it offers many other benefits.

Many people are ...

Decorating your Wedding with Glass Bottles and Jars

-Thursday, April 10, 2014

Weddings are expensive. Between paying for flowers, catering, linens, silverware, plate ware, a DJ or live band, the venue, the dress and many other little details – the average wedding can easily cost more $15,000. This cost can widely vary depending on how many guests are invited and other factors...

How to Save Big on Shipping when Buying Bottles

-Tuesday, April 8, 2014

At Packaging Options Direct, we understand that one of the major factors in placing an order is the answer to the million-dollar question: “How much is the shipping going to cost me?” Just like you, we often shop online ourselves and have the same concerns. The common assumption is that freight shou...

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