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Can a gelatin-set jam be stored at room temperature?


No. Gelatin-set sweet spreads do not have a high enough sugar content to inhibit mold growth. These products should be stored in the refrigerator and used within 4 weeks.
 

Barbara Willenberg, Nutritional Sciences, University of Missouri-Columbia

 

 

 

 

 

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