I've used this product in a lot of my cooking and I consider it basically indispensable. I saw this large size recently in the store and figured the savings would be a good thing. So, for the first time ever, I bought the large jar. Big Mistake. I initially found out that the shaker holes are much smaller than the holes on the smaller jar, and it takes some time & effort to dispense it . In fact, the tiny holes are prone to clogging up rather severely at the first sign of food. I eventually was just flipping open the cap and inverting the jar while shaking away vigorously. I couldn't simply tap on the jar to shake the product out, this took some real effort & yielded minimal results. It's a hassle every time I use it, and it takes some of the fun out of cooking. I live alone and it can get pretty fast-paced fixing up a meal and keeping an eye on several things at once. Tonight, after making a batch of goulash and serving myself a bowl, I grabbed the jar, popped the lid open, and began shaking away as usual. Only thing was, I'd opened the wrong side of the cap, and before I could stop, I'd dumped about four heaping tablespoons of product on my dinner. I had to scoop a bunch of it into the garbage, and I didn't get to enjoy a full meal. I've managed to do the same thing about three times before this. Every time I use the thing, I wish I had saved an old small dispenser to refill and use daily. I've thrown more of this product away than what I've actually consumed, and I often try to recall if I had ever once wished for a spoon opening on the lid. I never have. I've simply never needed to spoon it out of the container in my life. So my advice to the manufacturer would be to ditch the worthless, infuriating, & wasteful lid, and make a new one that just has the same holes as the smaller container. It works fine. I'm not saving money by dumping the product in the trash, and I'd feel a great deal of relief if I could just use the product in my kitchen without any undue fanfare or disaster. The product itself is terrific and I intend to keep using it, but if they don't fix the cap on the jar I'm switching brands permanently. I can't recommend this product in this size.