Division M: Food Preservation

2017 Fair Registration Food Preservation

Groups 100, 200, 300, 400, 500, 600, 700 & 800 may enter in this Division.

Superintendents: Jean Chuchna & Ruth Grandbois

                           JARDEN HOME BRANDS 

BALL® FRESH PRESERVING AWARD

FOR ADULT LEVEL

Presented by:

BALL® & KERR® FRESH PRESERVING PRODUCTS

Newell Brands Inc., marketers of Ball® and Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products, is proud to recognize today’s fresh preserving (canning) enthusiasts. Awards for 1st and 2nd place will be presented to individuals whose home canned entry is selected the best in the category.

A panel of judges will select the top two entries in Fruits, Vegetables, Pickles, and Soft Spreads categories. Entries must be preserved in Ball® Jars sealed with Ball® Lids and Bands, or preserved in Kerr® Jars sealed with Kerr® Lids and Bands specially designed for home canning. In addition, entries in the soft spread category must be prepared using Ball® Pectin: Classic, Low or No-Sugar, or Liquid. Proof of pectin purchase in the form of a receipt or product UPC must be submitted with entry.

Entries from each category honored with the First Place award will receive:

  • Two (2) Five-Dollar ($5) Coupons for Ball® or Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products and
  • One (1) Free (up to $6 value) Coupon for Ball® Pectin

Entries from each category honored with the Second Place award will receive:

  • One (1) Five-Dollar ($5) Coupon for Ball® or Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products and
  • One (1) Free (up to $6 value) Coupon for Ball® Pectin

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BALL® FRESH PRESERVING AWARD

FOR YOUTH LEVEL

Presented by:

BALL® & KERR® FRESH PRESERVING PRODUCTS

Newell Brands Inc., marketers of Ball® and Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products, is proud to recognize today’s fresh preserving (canning) enthusiasts.

A panel of judges will select the best entry in each category for Fruits, Vegetables, Pickles and Soft Spreads. Entries must be preserved in Ball® Jars sealed with Ball® Lids and Band specially designed for home canning, or preserved in Kerr® Jars sealed with Kerr® Lids and Bands specially designed for home canning. In addition, entries in the soft spread category must be prepared using Ball® Pectin: Classic, Low or No-Sugar, or Liquid. Proof of pectin purchase in the form of a receipt or product UPC must be submitted with entry.

Entries from each category honored with a First Place award will receive:

  • One (1) Five-Dollar ($5) Coupon for Ball® or Kerr® Fresh Preserving Products and
  • One (1) Free (up to $6 value) Coupon for Ball® Pectin

Thank you to NEWELL HOME BRANDS for these very special awards!

  1. All recipes, procedures & times for food preservation must be according to the current USDA standards and/or the U of MN home food preservation guidelines. This includes jellies and jams.
  2. Entries should be labeled with a card with information on method used, pounds of pressure used, time & amount pressurized and for tomatoes, time in a hot water bath.
  3. Use only heat tempered glass standard canning jars with rings on. (1/2 pint, pint or quart size)
  4. Irregular jars will not be accepted.
  5. Only one entry per exhibitor per lot.
  6. Exhibits may be opened and tasted by the judge for the final placing.
  7. Exhibits from prior years cannot be shown.
  8. No artificial food coloring should be added.
  9. Indicte the method of processing the exhibit.
  10. Jars must have a 1/2″ space between the lid and top of food product in the jar.

Score Card for Food Preservation 

Appearance, Sealing, Container, Packing 50 points 
Color  25 points 
Clearness  25 points 
TOTAL  100 points 

 

Grace Rodgers Memorial Award
will be given to the top Youth exhibitor
from Groups 100 and 200
(Award will be given based on Sweepstakes points)

Class 1: Fruits

 Lot:
1.  Apples, pieces 
2.  Apples, sauce 
3.  Apricots 
4.  Blackberries 
5.  Raspberries, yellow 
6.  Raspberries, red 
7.  Blueberries 
8.  Cherries, bing 
9.  Cherries, pie 
10.  Ground cherries 
11.  Italian prunes 
12.  Peaches 
13.  Pears 
14.  Plums 
15.  Strawberries 
16.  Rhubarb black 

Class 2: Vegetables

Lot:
17.  Asparagus 
18.  Beans, green 
19.  Beans, wax 
20.  Beets 
21.  Carrots 
22.  Cauliflower 
23.  Corn, cream style 
24.  Corn 
25.  Mixed vegetable 
26.  Mixed vegetables for soup 
27.  Peas 
28.  Sauerkraut 
29.  Tomatoes, crushed 
30.  Tomatoes, juice 
31.  Tomatoes, stewed 
32.  Tomatoes, whole 
33.  Tomatoes, sauce 
34.  Tomatoes, seasoned sauce 
35.  Mixed greens 

Class 3: Meat and Fish

 Lot:
36.  Beef 
37.  Chicken 
38.  Fish 
39.  Meatballs 
40.  Pork 
41.  Other 

Class 4:  Jelly

 Lot:
42  Apple 
43.  Blackberry 
44.  Strawberry 
45.  Cherry 
46.  Chokeberry 
47.  Currant 
48.  Elderberry 
49.  Grape 
50.  Plum 
51.  Red Raspberry 
52.  Black Raspberry 
53.  Crabapple 
54.  Chokecherry 
55.  Fruit blend 
56.  Other 
57.  Peach 
58.  Pear 

Class 5: Jam, Preserves & Marmalades
Due to lack of refrigeration, NO FREEZER JAMS will be accepted.

Lot: 
59.  Apple butter 
60.  Apricot 
61.  Blackberry 
62.  Black Cherry 
63.  Black Raspberry 
64.  Blueberry 
65.  Grape 
66.  Ground Cherry
67.  Peach 
68.  Pear 
69.  Plum 
70.  Plum Butter 
71.  Red Raspberry 
72.  Rhubarb 
73.  Strawberry 
74.  Zucchini 
75.  Fruit Blend 
76.  Other 

Marmalades:

Lot: 
77.  Orange 
78.  Peach 

Preserves

Lot: 
79.  Rhubarb Preserves 
80.  Strawberry Preserves 
81.  Tomato Preserves 

Class 6: Pickle

Lot: 
82.  Apple 
83.  Bean 
84.  Beet 
85.  Bread & Butter 
86.  Cucumber, ripe 
87.  Cucumber, sweet 
88.  Dill 
89.  Mixed vegetables 
90.  Onions 
91.  Peach 
92.  Peppers 
93.  Watermelon 
94.  Other 

Class 7: Relishes

Lot: 
95.  Salsa (needs proportion of tomatoes and other products) 
96.  Catsup 
97.  Chili Sauce 
98.  Corn 
99.  Cucumber 
100.  Zucchini 
101.  Green Tomato 
102.  Green Pepper/Red Pepper 
103.  Vegetable in combination 
104.  Any other not listed, labeled 

Class 8: Soup

Lot: 
105  Bean 
106.  Tomato 
107.  Meat 
 108 Vegetable 

Class 9: Miscellaneous

Lot: 
109  Apple cider 
110.  Eggs, brown, 6 
111.  Eggs, white, 6 
112.  Eggs, other color 
113.  Homemade Noodles 
114.  Home-rendered Lard, 1 pint 
115.  Maple Syrup, 1 pint 
116.  Mincemeat, 1 quart 
117.  Salad Dressing, 1 pint 
118.  Soap, 3 bars 
119.  Any other not listed, labeled 

Class 10: Dehydrated or Dried Foods – present exhibit in unsealed pint or 1/2 pint jars

Lot:   
120.  Apples 
121.  Apricots 
122.  Bananas 
123.  Any other fruit 
124.  Beans 
125.  Carrots 
126.  Onions 
127.  Any other vegetables 
128.  Jerky 
129.  Chives 
130.  Dill 
131.  Parsley 
132.  Sage 
133.  Basil 
134.  Rosemary 

Class 11: Diabetic Canning

Lot:   
135.  Apple butter 
136.  Apricot 
137.  Blackberry 
138.  Black Cherry 
139.  Black Raspberry 
140.  Blueberry 
141.  Grape 
142.  Ground Cherry 
143.  Peach 
144.  Pear 
145.  Plum 
146.  Plum Butter 
147.  Red Raspberry 
148.  Rhubarb 
149.  Strawberry 
150.  Zucchini
151. Fruit Blend
152.  Any other not listed, labeled 

Marmalades

Lot: 
153  Orange 
154.  Peach 

Preserves

Lot: 
155.  Rhubarb Preserves 
156.  Strawberry Preserves 
157.  Tomato Preserves 

Class 12: Emergency Meals

Consider nutritional value.
All jars must be the same size.
Variety of foods is important. 
 

Lot: 
158.  Assorted vegetables, fruit and meat to make an emergency meal. 5 jars. 
159.  Dehydrated vegetables, fruit and meat to make an emergency meal.

PREMIUMS

1st: 2nd: 3rd:
$2.50 $2.25  $2.00