Weights are ideal for whole or cut veggies. For shredded or very small pieces of cut up veggies, use multiple sets of weights, or use strips of a cabbage leaf crisscrossed over the top of the veggies and tucked down the sides of the jar. Ensure the cabbage strips are well submerged under the brine.
Note that this lid size and thread pattern is not compatible with canning jars lids.
Due to manufacturer source differences, the shape of the jar in the actual product may vary from the picture.