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Homemade pectin is usually made from apples or crab apples, both of which have an abundance of pectin.
Making homemade pectin is one of those things you can do to save some money and to learn as a self-reliance skill.
If there was ever a time when the stores are closed or sold out, knowing how to make pectin would be a very valuable skill that could help your family and community preserve food.
Just like everything else, the homemade version of pectin is less processed and by default more healthy than the store-bought stuff.
To read more on how commercial pectin is produced click here to see what Wikipedia says about the process. Then decide which version is better.