Q: Are fruit preserves preparations of fruits? ¶
A: Yes, and vegetables and sugar, often canned or sealed for long-term storage.
Q: Are fruit preserves made globally? ¶
A: Yes, and including sweet fruit preserves, such as those made from strawberry or apricot, and savory preserves, such as those made from tomatoes or squash.
Q: Are fruit preserves particularly popular in Eastern Europe where they are called varenye? ¶
A: Yes, and the Baltic region where they're known by a native name in each of the countries , as well as in many regions of Western, Central and Southern Asia, where they are referred to as murabba.