Spice Tin Dimensions & Volume

How much does each tin hold?

Versa-Tin ®  spice tins are  sized by volume . Spices are   sold by their Net Weight.   These two measurements are very different and do not relate to each other.

Versa-Tin® spice tins are sized by volume. Spices are sold by their Net Weight. These two measurements are very different and do not relate to each other.

Versa-Tin® spice tins are sized by volume. Spices are sold by their Net Weight.  These two measurements are very different and do not relate to each other.

Example:  The bottle shown to the right is a 1.4 oz. bottle of Poultry Seasoning.  Beside it is a 2 oz. Applause spice tin.  It is obvious that the contents of the bottle will not fit in the tin.  So 1.4 oz. in weight does not correlate to 2 oz. of volume.

How do I figure out what size tins I need?

Pour the contents of one of your full grocery store spice bottles into a dry measuring cup.  If it is a typical 4 - 4-1/4" grocery store bottle (like the one in the picture above) its contents will between 1/2 and 3/4 cup, depending on the brand.  Some brands will all fit in a 4 oz; some won't.  Our 6 oz. tins hold approximately 3/4 cup--the perfect size for pouring an entire grocery store bottle (no matter the brand) into it.

If you purchase your spices in small amounts at a health food store or a grocery store with bulk spices or get refills from your favorite online Spice Vendors, then 2 oz. and 4 oz. tins may be just right for your needs. But again, figure out how much of a cup you normally keep on hand and use the table below to help determine what's right for your kitchen!

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Début

4 oz. - 3” x 3” x 2-1/8” high (76mm x 76mm x 54-1/2mm) - holds 1/2 cup

Bravada & Ovation

4 oz. - 2.48"x 2.48" x 1.38" High (63mm x 63mm x 35mm) - holds 1/2 cup

6 oz. - 2.76"x 2.76" x 1.62" High (70mm x 70mm x 41mm) - holds 2/3 cup

8 oz. - 3.03"x 3.03" x 1.97" High (77mm x 77mm x 50mm) - holds 1 cup

16 oz. - 3.9"x 3.9" x 1.89" High (99mm x 99mm x 48mm) - holds 1-3/4 cup

Applause & Limelight

2 oz. - 2"diameter x 1.22" High (51mm diameter x 31mm High) - holds 1/4 cup

4 oz. - 2.6"diameter x 1.73" High (66mm diameter x 44mm High) - holds 1/2 cup

6 oz. - 2.83" diameter x 1.77" High (72mm diameter x 45mm High) - holds 2/3 cup

8 oz. - 3.15"diameter x 2.05" High (80mm diameter x 52mm High) holds 1 cup

16 oz. - 4.06"diameter x 2.36" High (103mm diameter x 60mm High) holds 2 cups