Maple Syrup FAQ

- Maple syrup is 100% natural with no additives, and is made from boiling the sap obtained from maple trees in the Spring. Forty gallons of sap from sugar (rock) maple produce one gallon of syrup, whereas it takes sixty to seventy gallons of sap from red maple to produce that one gallon.

- Compared to other natural and processed sugars, maple syrup contains good quantities of minerals such as manganese, riboflavin, zinc, magnesium, calcium and potassium. It also contains several nutrients that are being researched for their health value.

- Analysis of maple syrup made in Nova Scotia, shows an average of 34% higher mineral content compared to other Canadian provinces, and 64% higher mineral content than maple syrup produced in the U.S.