Jams & Marmalades

Jams and marmalades are fruit preserves among many others in the same category like jelly or fruit spreads. Marmalades and jam are both spreads and are typically made out of fruits. They are widely available for private labeling.

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Distribution of jam products

Both jams and marmalades serve to be a delicious addition to other foods like bread or crackers. Typically, they are made with fruits as a sort of fruit preserve. Today, they are widely available for easy and quality production and manufacture. They come in easy and convenient packaging, which are then widely sold in almost all kinds of grocery stores, supermarkets, and other establishments. Many well-known established national brands distribute and sell jams and marmalades, but they are facing competition with private labels. Seeing as there is growth overall in private label, it only makes sense that there would be a spike in the distribution and popularity of private label jams and marmalades.

Product description and packaging

Marmalade is typically considered to be part of the jam category. Jam is produced by taking mashed or chopped fruit pulp boiling it with sugar and water. The proportion of sugar and fruit varies according to the type of fruit and its ripeness. Jams are usually produced using one of two methods. The first is the open pan method, which is like home jam making. This gives a traditional flavor, with some caramelization of the sugars. The second process involves the use of a vacuum vessel. Fillings are commonly flamed to sterilize the rim and lid of jars to destroy yeast and mold which can cause spoilage during storage. Production or manufacture is handled by a manufacturing company. With most private labels, these companies can offer you the best and highest quality production, which you can oversee with full transparency from the manufacturer. Private labeling not only ensures the best quality products but also takes care of the packaging and distribution. Packaging is what grabs the attention of consumers. The most common method of preserving and storing jam is with glass or plastic jars but cans or plastic packets can also be found.

Variety of products for private labeling

With the increase in numbers of private label manufacturers, there are a wide variety of professional ones to choose from. And the developing market of private labels has driven manufacturing companies to develop all sorts of assortments of jam products. Jam varieties include tart apples, sour blackberries, cranberries, currants, gooseberries, concord grapes, soft plums, and quinces. Other fruits in jams can be apricots, blueberries, cherries, peaches, pineapple, raspberries, rhubarb, and strawberries. Strawberry jam is the most popular. Marmalades can be made from lemons, limes, grapefruits, mandarins, sweet oranges, bergamot, and other citrus fruits.

Considering developing and distributing your own private label jam and marmalade product can be a smart and profitable move. Private label overall has seen great success over the years. Finding a partner like a manufacturing company can help you a lot along the way.

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