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The Jam and Similar Products (Wales) Regulations 2018

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PART 3Extra jam

8.  Extra jam is a mixture, brought to a suitable gelled consistency, of—

(a)in the case of rosehip extra jam—

(i)sugar;

(ii)the unconcentrated purée of that fruit, or a mixture of the unconcentrated pulp and purée of that fruit; and

(iii)water;

(b)in the case of seedless raspberry, blackberry, blackcurrant, blueberry and redcurrant extra jam—

(i)sugar;

(ii)the unconcentrated purée of that fruit, or a mixture of the unconcentrated pulp and purée of that fruit; and

(iii)water;

(c)in other cases—

(i)sugar;

(ii)the unconcentrated pulp of one or more kinds of fruit; and

(iii)water.

9.  Notwithstanding sub-paragraphs (a)(i), (b)(i) and (c)(i) of paragraph 8, a permitted sweetener may be used in the manufacture of extra jam either wholly or partially as a replacement for sugar.

10.  Notwithstanding paragraph 8(c)(ii), citrus extra jam may be obtained from the whole fruit, cut into strips, sliced or cut into strips and sliced.

11.  The following fruits must not be mixed with other fruits in the manufacture of extra jam—

(a)apples;

(b)pears;

(c)clingstone plums;

(d)melons;

(e)watermelons;

(f)grapes;

(g)pumpkins;

(h)cucumbers;

(i)tomatoes.

12.  The quantity of fruit pulp (or fruit purée, or fruit purée and fruit pulp, in the case of a product to which paragraph 8(a) or (b) applies) used to manufacture 1,000 grams of the finished product must not be less than—

(a)350 grams in the case of any of the following—

(i)redcurrants;

(ii)rowanberries;

(iii)sea buckthorns;

(iv)blackcurrants;

(v)rosehips;

(vi)quinces;

(b)250 grams in the case of ginger;

(c)230 grams in the case of cashew apples;

(d)80 grams in the case of passion fruit; and

(e)450 grams in the case of any other fruit.

13.  As well as the ingredients mentioned in paragraphs 8 to 10, the product may contain any of the following—

(a)an authorised additional ingredient, which, where there are restrictions in Schedule 2 relating to its use, is used as specified in Schedule 2;

(b)citrus fruit juice, in a product obtained from other kinds of fruit;

(c)red fruit juices, in a product manufactured from any of the following fruits—

(i)rosehips;

(ii)strawberries;

(iii)raspberries;

(iv)gooseberries;

(v)redcurrants;

(vi)plums;

(vii)rhubarb;

(d)citrus peel;

(e)leaves of Pelargonium odoratissimum, in a product made from quince.

14.  Any raw materials used to manufacture the product in accordance with this Part that are mentioned in Schedule 3 must not have been treated except using an authorised treatment.

15.  The product must have a soluble dry matter content of 60% or more as determined by refractometer at 20°C except for—

(a)a product in respect of which sugar has been wholly or partially replaced by a permitted sweetener; and

(b)a product in respect of which a reduced sugar claim is made in accordance with the conditions laid down in Regulation (EC) No 1924/2006.

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