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What are the Best Luxury Brands of Jam to Buy Right Now?

What are the Best Luxury Brands of Jam to Buy Right Now?

In the array of micro-luxuries that can brighten even the dullest day, a really good pot of jam has to be right up there. Like the iconic 1964 tune by the Newbeats declares: “I like bread and butter, I like toast and jam.” Like, who doesn’t? With that in mind, our correspondent Abbie Martin Greenbaum has curated a list of what to buy when you’re seeking the best luxury brands of sweet and savory gourmet artisanal jam. A really delicious helping of jam may not solve everything – but it might just help make peak 2020 a tiny bit sweeter.

What are the best luxury brands of jam to buy right now?

If you’ve ever found yourself wondering about the difference between jam and jelly, you’re not alone. Jam contains pieces of mashed fruit, while jelly is actually made from the strained juices. Which makes jam a bit more decadent, a bit more lush – and definitely a bit more luxurious.

What are the Best Luxury Brands of Jam to Buy Right Now?

What are the best luxury brands of sweet or savory gourmet artisanal jam to buy right now?

Of course, there are also many other sweet and savory condiments that can enliven a helping of your carbohydrate of choice, including preserves, spreads, and curds. We may explore those wonders in a future post.

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But right now, we’re talking jam. And there’s a whole world of it out there, simply waiting for you to explore. We’re here to make some suggestions before you begin your jam journey.

The best luxury brands of artisinal jam to buy right now.

What are the best brands of jam to buy right now?

Here are twelve of the best jams in the world, all of them worth having as your morning breakfast, afternoon tea, or midnight snack.  

1. Ojai Jelly

“Where heat meets sweet”. That’s the word around Ojai Jelly, a California-based jam brand from state native Suze McClellan. As you may imagine, all of her jams are made with a considerable kick, and there’s even a heat guide on the company website to help you make your selection. Our favorite is definitely the famous habanero apricot jam. The blend of the sweet California apricots with the spicy habaneros makes this an unforgettable topping for everything from cheesecake to cheese platters. 

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The best luxury brands of artisanal gourmet jam to buy: Ojai. Courtesy Photo.

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2. Bonne Maman

As jam fans will tell you, a sighting of Bonne Maman’s famous gingham jar lids means that good things are ahead – Bonne Maman makes some of best jam you can find anywhere. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed by their immense selection of jams, jellies, preserves, spreads, marmalades, and curds, we don’t blame you. Why not try their seasonal two-pack? While most of their incredible jams will be around for a long time, the Cranberry-Cherry and Pumpkin Spice spreads are just here for the season. Let these limited addition flavors add a sweet touch to your fall. 

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What to buy when you’re looking for artisanal gourmet jam: Bonne Maman. Courtesy Photo.

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3. BRINS

We love the creativity that BRINS has imbued in their excellent flavor combinations. With varieties like “cherry chai,” “banana,” and “rosemary grapefruit,” these are confections you can’t find elsewhere.  But if you’re looking for something truly spectacular, we recommend checking out the collaboration they recently did with the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Each jam is paired with a particular artwork, turning this taste test into an experience for all five senses. If you’ve ever imagined what The Unicorn Tapestries would taste like, now you will have your answer.  Get the limited edition box set to try the entire museum. 

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Brins. Courtesy Photo.

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4. Greecologies

What does a yogurt store know about jam? Well, as it turns out – a whole lot. Greecologies’ fanciful offerings include “rose petal” and “bergamot” preserves, which are surely the delightful jams you would find inside of a fairytale. They may be sold out for now, but check again soon to see when this beloved New York store has them back in stock. 

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Greecologies. Courtesy Photo.

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5. Briermere Farms

Briermere Farms may be legend for their pies, but they also happen to make some pretty unforgettable jams and jellies. With flavors like “nectarine” and “boysenberry,” Briermere shows what they know: the quality of the fruit going into each batch of jam is key. For first time shoppers, we are big fans of the raspberry peach.

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The best luxury brand of jam to buy: Briermere Farms. Courtesy Photo.

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6. Rare Bird

Rare Bird Preserves is meticulous about their process. They use a combination of French and British preserving techniques, including only the freshest fruit in each jar. Be sure to consult their entire line of preserves and curds, and then order yourself the special treat of their jam and scone. This is a limited edition offer, and includes a jar of their “fig earl gray” preserves and a bag of their delectable scone mix

Rare Bird. Courtesy Photo.

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7. Inna Jam

As well as boasting a surplus of top notch jams, Inna Jam also gets a gold star for the best company name. If you’re just starting an exploration of their offers, or if you’re sending a gift, we suggest getting this pack of four. With choices like “blood orange,” “black mulberry,” “quince” and “Meyer lemon marmalade,” you’re sure to design a delicious set.

Inna Jam. Courtesy Photo.

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8. Tiptree

While it’s true that Tiptree makes more than just spreads, their jellies, conserves, and curds are definitely  worth a conversation. You can enjoy more than fifty options from their catalogue, so you may want to begin the variety box . Including jars of “strawberry,” “damson,” “apricot,” “black currant,” “morello cherry,” and “raspberry seedless” jams, this collection is a great way to get started.

Tiptree. Courtesy Photo.

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9. Blackberry Farm

It should be of no surprise to anyone that Tennessee’s Blackberry Farm is a purveyor of excellent blackberry jam. Made with local blackberries and a squeeze of lemon juice, this is a jam you can add to anything. And for those who prefer savory to sweet, Blackberry also offers a bacon jam and a smoked onion jam that will become your new favorite sandwich condiments. Look at all their great choices, and then order one today. 

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10. Bonnie’s Jams

Bonnie’s jams have been praised for years, but if you have not yet tried her eight flavors for yourself, now is the time. If you’re new to her creations, order yourself the collection of four favorites: “black and blue,” “red pepper jelly,” “peach ginger,” and “strawberry rhubarb.”   

best luxury brands of sweet or savory artisanal gourmet jam

The best luxury brands of sweet or savory artisanal gourmet jam: Bonnie’s Jams. Courtesy Photo.

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11. Maison Francis Miot

Maison Francis Miot offers jam prepared four ways: with cane sugar, with fructose, with organic fruits, and with nothing added – or 100% fruit. An immense amount of thought is put into each jar, and you can search through tags titled sour, sweet, bitter, floral, and spicy to find exactly the flavor you’re looking for. First timers, you may want to try the best seller creation box, which includes four extremely intricate recipes.  

What to buy when you’re looking for sweet or savory artisanal gourmet jam: Maison Francis Miot. Courtesy Photo.

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12. Trade Street Jam Co.

Vegans, we did not forget you. This Brooklyn-based jam company creates jams that are low in sugar and high in flavor, and you’ll love them so much you’ll even want to join their jam club or Jamily. Options abound, so start off with this gift set, which includes six jars:strawberry, chipotle and fig” “smoked yellow peach,” “plum and rose,” “blueberry, lemon, and basil,” “sour cherry ginger” and “blackberry mulled merlot.

What to buy when you're looking for sweet or savory artisanal gourmet jam

What to buy when you’re looking for sweet or savory artisanal gourmet jam: Trade Street Jam Co. Courtesy Photo.

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What are the best luxury brands of jam to buy right now?

Those are our top picks of the best luxury brands of sweet and savory jam to buy right now. So, dear reader: what’s your jam? 

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Abbie Martin Greenbaum grew up in New York City and currently lives in Brooklyn, where she drinks a lot of coffee and matches roommates together for a living. At Oberlin College, she studied English and Cinema, which are still two of her favorite things, along with dessert and musical theater. She believes in magic.

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