No-cook jams may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks or can be kept in the freezer for 6 to 8 months.
Sterilized containers are not required for no-cook jams, they simply need to be washed in hot soapy water and rinsed before use. Plastic freezer containers, or glass jars with tight-fitting lids that are no larger than 2 cups can be used.
Cooked jams may be stored on the shelf for up to 1 year.
It's important to use sterilized jars, lids and utensils when preparing cooked jams and jellies. (See Sterilizing Techniques section)