Welcome to the Granny GEM’s Range.
A little bit of what you fancy does you good even if you value your health like the rest of our Green Butler family.
Our preserves are home made with love and all natural ingredients. They have no preservatives added so a layer of wax is poured on top while they are still hot to prevent molds reaching the contents. If you wish to keep the jar for any length of time after opening we suggest keeping it in the fridge.
G E M is the initials of the creator of these products and Granny because she has loved making them for over 60 years.
The mixes will vary over time and the availability of different fruit.
3-fruit contains Oranges, Lemons and Grapefruit.
5-fruit contains Oranges, Lemons and Grapefruit with Apples and Pears to give a softer less acidic flavour.
Rex Orange is made from the sour Seville Oranges known as Rex in South Africa.
Naartjie is the sweetest (least sour tasting) and has pectin added to help it set.
The Lemon and Crystallized Ginger is our favourite and regrettably has to cost more due to the addition of so much crystallized ginger.
Due to popular demand we have created a sugar-free marmalade for the weight conscious, diabetics and those cancer survivors who have learnt that sugar feeds cancer cells (they starve and die without sugar). Our sugar-free is sweetened a little with Xylitol and Chia seeds add nutrients and help it set.
The Curds are thickened with eggs of course and margarine is used instead of butter to improve their shelf-life.
Enjoy on toast or scones or, as one of our customers recommends, in Yogurt.
Try Lemon Curd and broken meringues mixed into vanilla ice cream