At the marijuana packaging plant, we go through a lot of small glass jars.
Every month I order thousands of tiny glass jars so we can put a small amount of marijuana concentrate in each one of them.
The amount of marijuana concentrate barely fills the bottom of the jar, but we still have to create a product that can withstand high temperatures due to vaping. I buy all of my glass jars from a place that is located out west. The glass company makes many different products, but they have a contract with me to provide 13 ounce jars at .21 each. That contract was up in June and I knew that the owner was going to raise the prices sooner or later. I recently got a call from the owner of the company, because he was planning to raise prices again this month. I spoke with the manufacturer about the products and agreed that I would pay the extra two cents per jar now, but the price cannot go up again for 2 years. I hope that will keep me at the same price for a while. I have also considered going with a different supplier after the contract is up. I can go with a company that uses a plastic container with a silicone insert. The plastic container with silicone insert works out well for many different marijuana products, but I think it is a cheap option compared to glass. I know it costs a little bit extra to get glass but it is also recyclable and that makes me feel better about my carbon footprint on the planet.