Alum Powder

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  1. $2.99/lb
  2. $2.90/lb
  3. $1.99/lb (bulk - not individually packaged)
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Alum powder is a crystalline powder that is most commonly used in pickling; it keeps pickles firm and crispy.

THIS ALUM WILL NOT GROW CRYSTALS.

Alum powder is often used to firm and crispen pickles by letting them soak in a sealed brine solution of water, vinegar, salt, spices, and alum powder for several weeks. Cucumbers should be pickled at the peak of freshness because they will become soft after a few days. Use up to 1/4 teaspoon of alum per pint of solution.

Alum's tissue-shrinking properties gave it a starring role in multiple episodes of the cartoon Looney Tunes in which alum was shown to comically shrink the characters' heads and pucker up lips.

Customer Reviews

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“Thank you for your quick action on my order. It is nice to do business with an on the ball company. Thanks again, Frank”

, Merlin, OR July 10, 2014

“awesome box, prompt delivery, great product and packaging. It is my first time buying from this company and I WILL BE BACK!
everything about the product to customer service is top notch!”

, Philadelphia, PA July 9, 2014

“You have the best price for Alum powder that I have found - most places want to charge 2x the value of the powder in shipping! We use it for tanning hides, and I am delighted to say, you have a customer for life!”

, Gresham, OR June 17, 2014

“Haven't used it yet but looks great and liked the quick delivery and nutty comments.We will see you soon I Hope.”

, Colmesneil, TX May 25, 2014

“very pleased with the product the price and the service i would recommend this site to anyone. in fact i have. if they don't have it you don't need it.”

, de soto, WI May 2, 2014

“Everyone says I'm a little nutty. Thanks for the prompt delivery. The alum will be used to doctor my horse! Will shop your nutty co. again.”

, Hamilton, TX April 24, 2014

“Thank you for the alum powder it was hard to find and glad I found it. I was impressed with the delivery and the packaging. Will be ordering again”

, Hazlet, NJ April 19, 2014

“Great price for alum. Received package before estimated arrival date. Cool packaging! Maybe I will have to come back and purchase some more in the future.”

, Freeman, MO March 27, 2014

“ty, fast delivery, cheaper than walmart pricing”

, brook park, oh March 8, 2014

“The first thing I opened was the sugar free bridge mix. Good job.
Jack
PS I use the alum for tanning and the mix for fun.”

, PORT ORCHARD, WA February 12, 2014

“best price and product. my pickles thank you”

, Georgetown, IN September 16, 2014

Ingredients

Aluminum sulfate

Packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and milk products.

Storage

Store at room temperature for up to 1 year.

Country of Origin: United States

ID: 7386

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Our beloved grandfather, Poppy Sol, started this business in an open-air market. Three generations later, we’re still bringing smiles to our customers' faces.

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