Where Can I Buy Pectin In South Africa

What is a Pectin?

Pectin is a heteropolysaccharide, a structural acid contained in the primary lamella, in the middle lamella, and the cell walls of terrestrial plants.

The principal chemical component of pectin is galacturonic acid which was isolated and described by Henri Braconnot in 1825.

Where Can I Buy Pectin In South Africa?

The Baking Tin

Address: Shop 13, Marconi Centre, 460 Koeberg Rd, Montague Gardens, Cape Town, 7441, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 5 pm

Phone: +27 21 552 7576

Checkers Sea Point

Address: Cnr Regent and, St Andrews Rd, Rds, Cape Town, 8005, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 9 pm

Phone: +27 21 430 4680

Pick n Pay Hyper Brackenfell

Address: C/O, Jeanette Street, Old Paarl Rd, Cape Town, 7560, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 6 pm

Phone: +27 21 980 5300

How much pectin for 1kg jam?

15 g

If you don’t want to use jam sugar, you can also buy pectin and add it to your regular sugar (15 g pectin for 1 kg of fruit).

What is pectin good for?

Pectin-Mediated Health-Promoting Effects. Pectin and dietary fibers in general are considered to provide diverse health benefits including slow gastric emptying [57], improvement of physical bowel function [58], reduced glucose and cholesterol absorption [59], and increase of fecal mass [60, 61].