If you want to make jam you need to use sugar to preserve fruit and berries. There are rules for making pure jams; Äkta Sylt is made only from selected raw materials and sugar. Making jam is a skill requiring experience and training. Äkta Sylt must be made in small batches in copper preserving pans in the shortest possible cooking time to maintain the colour and flavour of the raw materials.
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Only carefully chosen raw materials go into Äkta Sylt. Jam makers all select their own ingredients, but they have one thing in common: only the best is good enough. Everything is carefully examined and assessed before it goes into the preserving pan, including sugar and spices. Natural pectin is particularly important, as it gives preserves their consistency, and determine the difference between jam and marmalade.
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Here are the answers to some frequently asked questions. We are only too pleased to share our knowledge and explain why we have chosen to make jam the way we do.

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The right utensils are what a jam-makers needs most. The more you know the more precise your requirements are, which is why craftspersons are constantly seeking new jam funnels and other items that may improve their skills.

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Photos: Bianca Brandon-Cox.