Jam is an industrial food product, prepared using different types of fruits, usually seasonal fruits that are perishable and converted to jam as a means of preserving them. The jam is different from marmalade and jalame in terms of the basic ingredient. The jam is made from the same fruit, which contains the pectin, which increases the strength of the jam as a result of its interaction with sugar and fruit acid at high temperatures.
It is one of the methods of storing fruit and storing it, because of the high amount of sugar added to it when cooked, which helps to store and keep it at room temperature for long periods of months, and if the amount of sugar a few or if not cooked jam well, it must be cooled to save Of damage. The Levant, especially Syria, is one of the most prolific producers of jam.