"Life's Natural Sweetener"

Maple syrup has many unique features and facts that not many people know. Check out our fun facts below and be sure to pass them along!

  • It takes roughly 40 gallons of sap to make 1 gallon of syrup
  • Maple Syrup has one of lowest calorie counts of natural sweetners
  • Maple syrup contains more calcium than milk
  • Maple syrup is only produced in 19 states and 3 providences - (list states)
  • December 17th is National Maple Syrup Day
  • The more leaves on the crown of the tree indicate a sweeter sap will be produced
  • "May your sap run strong & sweet" is a sapper's way of saying good luck
  • 1 gallon of syrup weighs 11 pounds
  • Tapping trees does no permanent damage to the tree
  • Many trees are being tapped for more than 150 years
  • Each tap will yield an average of 10 gallons of sap per year
  • A maple tree is at least 30 years old before it is tapped
  • Vermont is the largest producer of maple syrup in the United States with New York being the second largest
  • Canada is the largest producer of maple syrup in the World