New Miracle Fermenting Crock Pot Sauerkraut Pickled Vegetable Schmitt Gairtopf 10 LThe Miracle Fermenting Crock Pot Model ME3210 10 Liter Schmitt Gairtopf Fermenting Crosk Pot PO Box might cost more to ship. Please use a physical address for shipping.Make natural nutrition-packed sauerkraut and pickled vegetables with this stoneware crock pot from Germany! Through the years, sauerkraut has been recognized as one of the healthiest foods, and was even used on sailing ships to protect sailors from scurvy. In just 4-8 weeks you can have delicious sauerkraut from all typed of vegetables like cabbages, pumpkins, cucumbers, carrots, beans, beets, celery, onions and peppers.Recently in the news, sauerkraut and pickled vegetables fermented the natural way with lactic acid fermentation are being credited with correcting bodily imbalances of intestinal flora, leading to problems including acid reflux for which doctors often prescribe harsh antibiotics. Natural lactic acid fermentation is one of the oldest and healthiest means of food preservation. It allows natural, beneficial bacteria to perform a fermentation process in which vegetables develop a pleasantly sour taste and remain rich in vitamins and minerals. Lactic acid fermentation is the only method of preservation that retains all the natural plant ingredients while improving the quality, taste and aroma.ME 3200 is a new addition to our(Miracle) line of fermenting crock pots, these new models are darker in color and light than our other models.This new fermentation stoneware, imported from Germany, is suitable for most all vegetable types including cabbage, pumpkin, cucumber, carrots and such. The stoneware does not require any special storage or care and remains neutral during the fermentation process. What’s Special about Schmitt Crocks? Schmitt crocks are German quality stoneware made using liquid slurry poured clay. This process creates a stronger and lighter weight crock for easier handling. Traditional fermenting crocks had a bottom to lid-top capacity of 10 liter and so on. You couldn’t fill it all the way or the pressing stones wouldn’t fit. The Schmitt crock has a full 10 liters of fermenting capacity, so the crock is actually larger than the actual liters The Schmitt fermentation crock has a special cast gutter in the rim and includes a ceramic cover which fits into the gutter. It also comes with a 2-piece stone that is used to weigh down the vegetables and apply pressure during the fermenting process. The Schmitt Fermenting Crocks have a delightful dark brown finish.Schmitt Fermenting Crocks SpecificationsModel #CapacityDiameterHeightWeight (lbs)ME321010 Liter12"14.25"19.6Please note that there are8 sizes available from 5 to 50 liters to fit your needs and remember, you can only fill a pot to 80% of its capacity. Please order accordingly. The names Miracle, Schmitt, Gairtopf and Harsh used interchangeably.