Maple Sugaring – Facts

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Maple Sugaring Information Natural Maple Syrup Maine

Maine Maple Sugaring is a fascinating tradition here in Northern New England. Many Maine families sugar as a hobby and past-time in the quiet Spring months. Have you ever wondered how many buckets of sap it takes to make that one little pint of Maple syrup, or why do Maple trees make sap? Here are some fun facts about Maple Sugaring. Ask us about ME Maple Producers or share your Maine Maple Sugaring comments. To feature your Maine Maple business, contact us.

Maine Maple Sugaring & Syrup Facts

    1. It takes one gallon of maple syrup to produce eight pounds of maple candy or sugar
    2. A gallon of maple syrup weighs 11 pounds.
    3. It takes 40 gallons of sap to produce one gallon of maple syrup.
    4. The sugar content of sap averages 2.5 percent; sugar content of maple syrup is at least 66 percent or more
    5. Usually, a Maple tree is at least 30 years old and 12 inches in diameter before it is tapped
    6. As the tree increases in diameter, more taps can be added – up to a maximum of four taps
    7. Tapping does no permanent damage and only 10 percent of the sap is collected each year. Many maple trees have been tapped for 150 or more years.
    8. Each tap will yield an average of 10 gallons of sap per season, producing about one quart of syrup.
    9. Sap flow is heaviest for about 10-20 days in the early spring.
    10. Temperatures must be below freezing at night and above freezing during the day to create the sap flow needed for Maple sugaring.
    11. Maple Syrup is a 100 % natural and organic product.
    12. Maple Syrup has the same calcium content as whole milk.

  1. Maple Syrup has only 40 calories per tablespoon, unlike corn syrup which has 60 calories per tablespoon.
  2. Maple Syrup is rich in minerals such as calcium, potassium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorus, and iron.
  3. Maple Syrup is good for you! Vitamins B2, B5, B6, niacin, biotin, and folic acid are present in Maple syrup.
  4. Maple Syrup even contains trace amounts of amino acids – the building blocks of protein!
  5. Maple syrup can be used as a replacement for sugar in baking recipes, by replacing 1 cup of sugar with 1/2 cup of Maple syrup and decreasing oven temperature by 25 degrees.
  6. Pure Maple syrup is only produced in certain parts of North America. It is not made anywhere else in the world.
  7. Maple sap is what the tree uses to make buds.
  8. During the Summer months, Maple trees make starch which is stored and then turned into sugar or sap. 

Maine Maple Syrup

  • Nature Nate's 100% Pure, Raw & Unfiltered Honey is a sweetener as nature intended. One ingredient: Honey. All we add is the bottle
  • Packaged in a 32-oz. bottle, our pure honey pairs nicely with granola, yogurt, coffee, tea, and any food needing a drizzle of natural sweetness. This unfiltered honey contains all the natural benefits of honey straight from the hive and has been tested to ensure it’s clean of pesticides, herbicides, antibiotics and manufactured additives
  • Our blend is crafted for exceptional taste, granting us an award-winning flavor through ChefsBest
  • Our honey is raw & unfiltered meaning it is gently warmed for pourability and unfiltered to keep the natural good stuff like pollen intact
  • Tastes Like Real Maple Syrup: The perfect mix of water, tapioca fiber, non-GMO Lakanto Monkfruit Extract, natural flavors, sea salt, and other quality ingredients makes this sugar free maple syrup a perfect topping for pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, granola, frostings, marinades, salad dressings, and other sweet, sugar free treats. You may also use it with beverages like coffee and tea.
  • Delicious Sugar Free Condiment: Our keto sugar free syrup has 1 net carb and lower calories than traditional maple syrup. Plus, it’s all natural, low glycemic, and gluten free.
  • Lifestyle Friendly: Lakanto Sugar Free Maple Flavored Syrup works with ketogenic, diabetic, candida, paleo, vegan, low sugar, non-GMO, and all natural diets. Diabetics and dieters alike can enjoy the texture, taste, and sweetness of syrup without spiking their glycemic index.
  • Refrigerate After Opening: For best results, we suggest to consume Lakanto’s low carb sugar free syrup within 90 days after breaking the safety seal and refrigerate after opening.
  • The Ultimate Breakfast: Our syrup is vegan, all natural, and does not contain any artificial ingredients. This maple sugar free syrup makes a great topping and additive for a healthy lifestyle. For the ultimate ketogenic breakfast, savor the rich, smooth, maple-like flavor of our syrup on top of Lakanto Pancake and Baking Mix.
  • FLAVOR PROFILE: The darker the syrup, the stronger the flavor. Our Grade A Dark Color, Robust Taste maple syrup is the darkest grade available, providing a strong and hearty maple flavor. Great for all around use including table top and cooking.
  • SUSTAINABLY SOURCED: At Butternut Mountain Farm we are committed to giving you 100% pure Vermont maple syrup. The farmers with whom we work with understand maple and share our commitment to maintaining the health and sustainability of our forests.
  • QUALITY STORY: Our pure maple syrup is carefully selected to ensure the product you receive is of the highest quality. With our strict quality standards, we can trace every drop of syrup from farm to table.
  • PACKAGING BENEFITS: Easy-open, easy-pour, jugs are tamper-evident with an inner seal. They ship well, so they make excellent gifts. Syrup stored in BPA-free plastic jugs retains its natural flavor better than in traditional tin containers.
  • OTHER USES: Use in coffee/tea, cocktails or over cereal, fruit, yogurt or pudding. Add to baked beans, apple pies, pickles and stir fries. Makes a delicious marinade or sauce. Great as a gift.
  • 100% ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP: Coomb’s Family Farms makes high quality 100% organic Vermont maple syrup perfect for pancakes, waffles, French toast, and any other recipe. Harvested from ancient sugar maple trees and hand crafted using traditional, artisanal health spout taps, our syrup is a pantry staple.
  • GRADE A AMBER AND RICH FLAVOR: Known for its smooth, full-bodied flavor and warm amber hues, this distinctive grade A syrup is produced mid-season when the temperatures start to warm. Its unique and subtle flavor is most often used for table syrup and in coffee and tea.
  • RESPONSIBLY SOURCED: Coombs Family Farms has produced organic, great tasting maple syrup for seven generations. We farm our own land, produce 100% organic maple syrup and package our own pure maple products. Coombs also sources maple syrup from over 3,000 small independent family farms that share our commitment to quality, environmental stewardship, and sustainable forest management.
  • “A NATURAL FOOD”: This 100% organic Vermont maple syrup is harvested from pesticide free farms. Containing no artificial flavors, preservatives, or dyes, this Grade A syrup is non-GMO, gluten-free, nut-free, and Kosher Certified.
  • PROTECT A WAY OF LIFE: At Coombs Family Farms, we support small family farms because we believe they provide more than high quality food. They help restore those lost feelings of connection and meaning by providing opportunities for us to play a better role in determining where the foods we eat come from, how our food is produced, and how it gets to our table. Small farms also strengthen rural economies, preserve important ecosystems, and help to protect a way of life that is increasingly under threat.
  • BAKING MIX: Make a delicious meal with this pancake mix that makes fluffy, mouth-watering pancakes, waffles, and more
  • QUICK AND EASY: Prepare pancake batter without the mess; just add water and pour onto griddle for a wholesome breakfast within minutes
  • ENDLESS OPTIONS: Use as waffle mix or pancake mix to create a variety of recipes the whole family will love; perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert
  • HOMEMADE TASTE: The Red Spoon is my promise of great taste, quality, and convenience; This is a product you and your family will enjoy, I guarantee it - Betty Crocker
  • CONTAINS: 6.75 oz (Pack of 9)
  • The ONLY sugar free maple syrup on the market without sugar or sugar alcohols! We use monk fruit, a low glycemic index natural sugar replacement.
  • No preservatives: we don't use water to dilute our syrup. This also means they're THICK and RICH!
  • Great for using on your breakfast foods, desserts, or warm beverages.
  • Each syrup has 1g net carbs a serving. Low carb, GMO free, all natural.
  • That's why our Grade A maple syrup is renowned for its wonderful flavor, color and consistency
  • Most use it on pancakes, waffles or French toast, but the possibilities are endless
  • Each serving of Maple Grove Farms Pure Maple Syrup contains no high fructose corn syrup, fat, sodium or cholesterol
  • As the largest packer of pure maple syrup in the country, we go out of our way to provide you with the finest maple syrup possible
  • There's nothing quite so good as pure maple syrup
  • Coffee + Protein: Try 12 bottles of Mocha Latte Super Coffee, packed with 200mg of caffeine, 10g of protein and 0g of added sugar. The perfect keto coffee for a low carb, high protein diet.
  • Indulgent, Guilt-Free Flavor: Can't find a healthy iced coffee? Problem solved. Mocha Latte Super Coffee found that perfect balance - rich, but not overpowering; sweet, but not sugary. With rich, indulgent chocolatey flavor and just the right amount of sweetness, it's the latte you love but made with only positive ingredients.
  • Electrifying Flavor, No Sugar Crash: While other bottled coffees load up on added sugar and other unhealthy ingredients, Super Coffee combines iced coffee, added protein, MCT oil and just a touch of monk fruit and stevia, to bring you the latest in latte innovation. This smart protein coffee will give you sustained energy to keep you fueled all day.
  • Ready to Go: Whether you are chasing the kids around the house or need a 2pm pick-me-up, Super Coffee is your go-to bottled coffee drink. Why do you think we use a screwable cap? We go places your regular iced coffee won't!
  • Built on Positivity: Founded in 2016 in our brother's dorm room, our mission was to create a better-for-you bottled coffee made with positive ingredients. Since then we have been featured on Shark Tank and sold over 100 million bottles, all while continuing to spread positive energy through our products and people.
  • GREAT TASTING Coffee Since 1859 – Winey notes and a rich, elegant aroma with a full-bodied finish. All of roasting is done at our own facility in Maryland, USA
  • MEDIUM ROASTED: Medium-roast ground coffee inspired by Maine
  • BOLD FLAVORS: Discover America one cup at a time with the wholesome goodness of delicious blueberries
  • QUALITY GUARANTEED: 100% Arabica beans for premium quality and taste, Kosher certified
  • COMMITMENT TO ENVIRONMENT: Through partnerships with different coffee organizations, we hope to support the coffee farming community with the goal to help improve the quality of life for all people involved in the coffee supply chain
  • Contains 12 - 1.4oz KIND Bars
  • With blueberries, creamy cashews and the slight touch of vanilla and honey, this is a wholesome snack you can take with you anywhere, anytime.
  • A satisfying, nutty snack that only seems indulgent.
  • Gluten free, No Genetically Modified Ingredients, 0g Trans Fat, Kosher
  • Low glycemic index, low sodium, good source of fiber

Maine Maple Products

  • Made with supersuede fabric for quick-dry
  • Elastic waistband
  • Back pocket
  • Drawcord closure
  • Ocean print allover
  • This Cool Classic 70S 80S Maine MN Tshirt Makes an Awesome Gift or Present For Mom , Parents , Friend , Family , Dad , Father , Brother , Husband , Boyfriend and Son!
  • This Vintage Retro 1970s 1980s Tee Also Makes an Awesome Holiday, Christmas, or Birthday Present For Anyone Who Love Maine and 70'S 80'S Style !
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
  • French terry fabric is durable.
  • Hood provides extra warmth.
  • Full-zip closure from neck to ankle makes dressing and changing easy.
  • Fabric: 80% cotton/20% polyester
  • this cool vintage maine design with mountains and nature is the perfect souvenir or gift for proud people from maine who love hiking, and camping.
  • Maine - The Pine Tree State Est. 1820
  • Lightweight, Classic fit, Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem
  • Size Medium: Chest Width/Front Length 22"x 28"
  • Classic cut for looser fit | This is a unisex garment
  • Machine Wash Cold | Tumble Dry Low | Do Not Iron
  • Our graphic designs make unique gifts for every holiday and occasion
  • The product pictured is not associated with any college or university
  • Ultimate potting soil that has everything your plants need in one bag
  • Ocean Forest is pH adjusted at 6.3 to 6.8 to allow for optimum fertilizer uptake
  • Ocean Forest has a light, aerated texture that's perfect for indoor and outdoor plants
  • Product may arrive in a WHITE bag that was added as an extra layer of protection for shipping
  • 100% ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP: Coomb’s Family Farms makes high quality 100% organic Vermont maple syrup perfect for pancakes, waffles, French toast, and any other recipe. Harvested from ancient sugar maple trees and hand crafted using traditional, artisanal health spout taps, our syrup is a pantry staple.
  • GRADE A AMBER AND RICH FLAVOR: Known for its smooth, full-bodied flavor and warm amber hues, this distinctive grade A syrup is produced mid-season when the temperatures start to warm. Its unique and subtle flavor is most often used for table syrup and in coffee and tea.
  • RESPONSIBLY SOURCED: Coombs Family Farms has produced organic, great tasting maple syrup for seven generations. We farm our own land, produce 100% organic maple syrup and package our own pure maple products. Coombs also sources maple syrup from over 3,000 small independent family farms that share our commitment to quality, environmental stewardship, and sustainable forest management.
  • “A NATURAL FOOD”: This 100% organic Vermont maple syrup is harvested from pesticide free farms. Containing no artificial flavors, preservatives, or dyes, this Grade A syrup is non-GMO, gluten-free, nut-free, and Kosher Certified.
  • PROTECT A WAY OF LIFE: At Coombs Family Farms, we support small family farms because we believe they provide more than high quality food. They help restore those lost feelings of connection and meaning by providing opportunities for us to play a better role in determining where the foods we eat come from, how our food is produced, and how it gets to our table. Small farms also strengthen rural economies, preserve important ecosystems, and help to protect a way of life that is increasingly under threat.
  • THE PERFECT GIFT BASKET FOR ANY OCCASION: Perfect as an anniversary basket for couples, a congratulations gift basket, college care package, or a corporate gift basket. Ideal and unique gift as a housewarming gift basket or for a retirement gift. This selection of treats can be adapted to nearly every need: birthday gifts, get well soon gifts, and more
  • WE GUARANTEE YOU AND YOUR RECIPIENTS SATISFACTION: Wine Country Gift Baskets pours its heart into every basket. Hand assembled in the USA we give every gift our utmost care and attention
  • OVER 30 YEARS OF SENDING GIFT BASKETS: Making memories by giving a Wine Country Gift Baskets gift is an easy thing. We've been manufacturing and selling value-priced, quality food and wine gift baskets to consumers and businesses for over 30 years
  • PERSONALIZED GIFT MESSAGES ARE AVAILABLE: Personalized Messages are also available to share your customized sentiments for every situation that can arise. This heart-warming option has been included to allow you to share your custom created message with your gift recipient
  • A WHOLESOME GIFT DELIVERED: Send this beautiful basket to your recipient at home, school ,work and more, it's the Perfect gift for any occasion or just a delicious way to stay connected
  • PRIME PRESENTATION: We have taken gift-giving to a complete new level. Each detail in the package is designed to make your gift-giving even more thrilling and extra delicious. Our beautiful presentation will make this gift a memorable one. Make Wine Country Gift Baskets your destination for special and unique gourmet gifts online that are sure to delight
  • BAKING MIX: Make a delicious meal with this pancake mix that makes fluffy, mouth-watering pancakes, waffles, and more
  • QUICK AND EASY: Prepare pancake batter without the mess; just add water and pour onto griddle for a wholesome breakfast within minutes
  • ENDLESS OPTIONS: Use as waffle mix or pancake mix to create a variety of recipes the whole family will love; perfect for breakfast, lunch, dinner or dessert
  • HOMEMADE TASTE: The Red Spoon is my promise of great taste, quality, and convenience; This is a product you and your family will enjoy, I guarantee it - Betty Crocker
  • CONTAINS: 6.75 oz (Pack of 9)

Maine Maple Producers by Region

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Discover Maine Maple Producers by region. Aroostook, Downeast, Katahdin, Kennebec, Lakes, Mid-Coast, Portland and South-Coast.

Aroostook ME Maple Producers
Fort Kent, Houlton, Presque Isle
Downeast & Acadia ME Maple Producers
Bar Harbor, Blue Hill, Deer Isle, Eastport, Lubec, Cherryfield, Machias
Katahdin & Moosehead ME Maple Producers
Bangor, Brewer, Greenville, Lincoln, Millinocket, Orono
Kennebec & Moose River ME Maple Producers
Augusta, Skowhegan, Waterville, The Forks
Lakes & Mountains ME Maple Producers
Auburn, Lewiston, Norway, Bethel, Farmington, Naples
Midcoast ME Maple Producers
Bath, Boothbay Harbor, Camden, Rockland, Brunswick, Belfast, Searsport
Greater Portland ME Maple Producers
Portland, Freeport, Yarmouth, Westbrook, Cape Elizabeth
South Coastal Maine Maple Producers
Biddeford, Kennebunk, Kittery, Ogunquit, Old Orchard Beach, Saco, Wells, York


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