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Why does fruit float in jam?


Fruit may float in jam for several reasons:

 

  • fruit was not fully ripe
  • fruit was not fully crushed or ground
  • fruit was not cooked long enough
  • jam was not properly packed in the glasses 

 

             

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia
 

 

 

 

Last update: Tuesday, May 05, 2009

 

 


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