What caused my homemade sauerkraut to be soft?
Softness in sauerkraut may result from:
- insufficient salt
- uneven distribution of salt
- too high temperature during fermentation
- air pockets caused by improper packing in jars
Do not eat soft kraut.
Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009