Jarden Home Brands Releases Limited-Edition, Blue Vintage-Inspired Ball® Brand American Heritage Collection Mason Jars

Jarden Home Brands Releases Limited-Edition, Blue Vintage-Inspired Ball® Brand
                   American Heritage Collection Mason Jars

Jars Commemorate 100th Anniversary of "Perfect Mason Jar" and Continue to be
Made in America

PR Newswire

DALEVILLE, Ind., March 19, 2013

DALEVILLE, Ind., March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Jarden Home Brands, maker of
Ball® Brand Fresh Preserving products, today announced the release of a
limited-edition line of home canning jars, the Ball ^ Heritage Collection Pint
Jars which commemorate the 100^th Anniversary of the Ball brothers' Perfect
Mason Jar. Introduced in 1913 in Muncie, IN, the name "Perfect Mason"
acknowledged the first-ever self-manufacture of each part of the Ball jar –
ensuring a perfect fit and revolutionizing the home canning process by
providing canners with matching jars, lids and bands in a single unit. The
Ball ^ Heritage Collection Pint Jars feature a vintage-inspired blue tint,
period-correct logo and anniversary embossment.

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BPA-free and made in America, the Ball ^ Heritage Collection Pint Jars are
made with the same commitment to quality, performance and structure as all
Ball brand home canning products. The jars function the same as any Ball pint
jar and are perfect for preserving your favorite local produce, home decor or
collecting.

"With sales of our home canning jars up 31% year over year, approximately half
of which is attributed to crafting and decor uses, we expect consumers will
enjoy these limited-edition jars and find many imaginative ways to use them –
from fresh preserving to home and handcrafted wedding decor," said Chris
Carlisle, Vice President of Marketing at Jarden Home Brands. "The Ball ^
Heritage Collection Pint Jars make a gorgeous addition to any home or kitchen
and we expect consumer demand to be high as these are sure to be a favorite
collectable."

New Line of Herb Products to Maintain Freshness
In addition to the Heritage Collection Pint Jars, Jarden Home Brands is
releasing a new line of Ball-branded herb preservation products to help
consumers savor the taste of summer. New products include the Ball ^ Brand Dry
Herb Keeper, a four ounce stackable glass canning jar with a flip-top herb
dispenser lid, and ^ the Ball Brand Fresh Herb Keeper, a unique storage system
that keeps stems and roots in water to retain freshness.

The Trusted Leader in Fresh Preserving and Beyond
A trusted leader in fresh preserving, Ball brand products provide consumers
with everything they need to savor fresh, seasonal produce. Ball brand fresh
preserving products pack over 125 years of research, testing and advancing the
art of fresh preserving from the FreshTECH Automatic Jam and Jelly Maker to
its iconic canning jars. Ball brand canning jars and lids are scientifically
tested for superior quality and sealing performance and are always made in
America.

For consumers interested in learning how to preserve their own fresh produce,
Jarden Home Brands will host the third annual National Can-It-Forward on
Saturday, August 10^th. National Can-It-Forward Day will feature a live
webcast of canning demonstrations along with on-ground events at farmers
markets across the country. Consumers can check the Ball ^ Canning & Recipes
Facebook ^ (www.Facebook.com/BallCanning) and Pinterest
(www.Pinterest.com/BallCanning) pages for inspiration, tips & ideas and more
details on the event throughout the summer.

The Ball ^ Heritage Collection Pint Jars, Dry Herb Keeper and Fresh Herb
Keeper are available at retailers nationwide this spring as well as online at
www.FreshPreservingStore.com. To learn more about Ball ^ brand fresh
preserving products, please visit www.FreshPreserving.com. Footage of the
Heritage Collection Pint Jars in production is available online here:
http://bit.ly/BallHeritage. ^

About Jarden Corporation
Jarden Corporation is a leading provider of a diverse range of consumer
products with a portfolio of over 100 trusted, quality brands sold globally.
Jarden operates in three primary business segments through a number of well
recognized brands, including: Outdoor Solutions: Abu Garcia®, Aero®, Berkley®,
Campingaz® and Coleman®, ExOfficio®, Fenwick®, Gulp!®, K2®, Marker®, Marmot®,
Mitchell®, Penn®, Rawlings®, Shakespeare®, Stearns®, Stren®, Trilene®, Völkl®
and Zoot®; Consumer Solutions: Bionaire®, Breville®, Crock-Pot®, FoodSaver®,
Health o meter®, Holmes®, Mr. Coffee®, Oster®, Patton®, Rival®, Seal-a-Meal®,
Sunbeam®, VillaWare® and White Mountain®; and Branded Consumables: Ball®,
Bee®, Bernardin®, Bicycle®, Billy Boy®, Crawford®, Diamond®, Dicon®, Fiona®,
First Alert®, First Essentials®, Hoyle®, Kerr®, Lehigh®, Lifoam®, Lillo®, Loew
Cornell®, Mapa®, NUK®, Pine Mountain®, Quickie®, Spontex® and Tigex®.
Headquartered in Rye, N.Y., Jarden ranks #371 on the Fortune 500 and has over
25,000 employees worldwide. For in-depth information about Jarden, please
visit www.jarden.com.

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Contact: Lindsay Durr, +1-617-585-5782, ldurr@360pr.com
 
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