ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Wegmans Food Markets is selling more canning jars and other supplies used to preserve homegrown tomatoes, fruits, jams, jellies and pickles.
“Last year, sales of canning jars and related supplies shot up about 30%,” said Debbie Hauck, who oversees the category for Wegmans, in a statement. “We’ve surpassed that already this year, and people are buying jars earlier this season.”
Improved sales may be the result of increased supply, according to the retailer. When supplies ...
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