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Which Variety of Maple Tree Produces the Best Syrup?

According to the Cornell Sugar Maple Research & Extension Program, the aptly-namedSugar Maple lives up to its name and is generally said to have sap with higher sugar content, thereby producing better flavored syrup than other maple species. Although no one knows...

More Than Just Syrup

Everyone loves maple syrup, but it’s just the tip of the iceberg when talking about maple products. Here are some additional maple products that we encourage you to try. We promise that you won’t be disappointed! Maple granulated sugar Maple-molded sugar confections...

Meet the Maples!

How many maple species can you name that are native to North America? Most people can probably name one or two, but there are actually 13! Here’s the complete list — courtesy of the North American Maple Producers Manual produced by the Ohio State University Extension...

How Much Sap Can One Tree Produce?

Well, that will depend on a few things, including weather conditions and the size, age and health of the tree. Most trees today have only one tap; only those with an 80-inch or greater circumference generally get two taps. On average, a tapped maple will produce 10 to...

A Taste for Every Palate

Did you know that there are approximately 300 different natural flavor compounds found in pure maple syrup? In fact, it’s not unusual to experience distinctive tastes such as  sugar, caramel, vanilla, chocolate, coffee, nuts, butter or honey. Typical of most natural...

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