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

  • Vanilla Syrup: Inspired by premium vanilla flavor, there is nothing plain about the clean, pure and creamy flavor of this syrup that is perfect for lattes, brewed and iced coffees
  • Flavoring Syrups: Made with pure cane sugar, natural flavors and cold-filtered water, Torani Original Syrups provide gold-standard flavors and vibrant colors to create amazing drink experiences
  • Authentic Coffeehouse Flavor: From caramel to French vanilla to hazelnut—and everything in between—our syrups and sauces are here to help you create tantalizing lattes, cappuccinos, cold brews and frappes
  • Find Your Recipe: We are here to help you create tantalizing drinks for every taste, occasion, and mood; Mix up some magic with caramel, lavender, pumpkin pie, hazelnut, chocolate, and many more flavors
  • Flavor For All: Discover how Torani can help you make truly creative flavored teas, lemonades, smoothies, milkshakes, Italian sodas, coffees, cocktails, mocktails, snow cones, sparkling waters and more
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Grade A organic amber color maple syrup with a rich taste
  • There's nothing quite so good as pure maple syrup
  • 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
  • That's why our Grade A maple syrup is renowned for its wonderful flavor, color and consistency
  • Each serving of Maple Grove Farms pure maple syrup contains no high fructose corn syrup, fat, sodium or cholesterol
  • 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.
  • 100% PURE MAPLE SYRUP: Coomb’s Family Farms makes high quality 100% pure 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 DARK COLOR AND ROBUST FLAVOR: With a deep hue and robust maple flavors, this versatile Grade A syrup is great as a topping and for cooking. Its strong maple flavor also lends itself to meat glazes, grill marinades, and on top of waffles, pancakes, and oatmeal.
  • RESPONSIBLY SOURCED: Coombs Family Farms has produced pure, great tasting maple syrup for seven generations. We farm our own land, produce 100% pure 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% pure 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 healthy way of life.
  • GRADE A MAPLE SYRUP: Sparkle Syrup begins with our finest pure Vermont maple syrup. It’s nature’s best sweetener. Forget maple-flavored syrups – these are real and authentic maple syrups produced from real Vermont family sugaring operations, including our own.
  • SUSTAINABLY SOURCED EDIBLE SPARKLES: Our pure maple syrup is infused with edible, pearlescent mica that makes the syrup shine. This edible glitter is sustainably sourced from within the United States.
  • VERSATILE NATURAL SWEETENER: Perfect for more than just pancakes – This Vegan Sparkle Syrup will bring any of your cookbook or cocktail favorites to life!
  • PERFECT FOR KIDS & ADULTS: Our Sparkle Syrup is a favorite natural sweetener for both kids and adults. Enjoy the health benefits of pure maple syrup with the fun of edible sparkles.
  • ECO-CONSCIOUS PRODUCTION: Runamok Sparkle Syrup is produced in a 100% solar powered facility, is certified Bird Friendly through the National Audubon Society and is produced by family-owned and operated sugarmakers across the Vermont.
  • TASTES LIKE THE “GOOD STUFF”. Naturally sweetened with allulose, our non-gmo keto friendly syrup packs the great maple flavor you crave, without all the sugar and calories.
  • SUGAR FREE. When cravings strike, Livlo sugar free maple syrup allows you to satisfy that sweet tooth without sacrificing the rich maple flavor you crave or your healthy lifestyle. Since allulose does not raise glucose levels like most sugars, it is subtracted when calculating net carbs.
  • DELICIOUSLY CLEAN. Non-GMO, Sugar Free, Diabetic Friendly, No artificial flavors or colors, and No stevia or weird aftertastes! Just a classic maple flavor that anyone (yes, even kids!) will love.
  • OH THE POSSIBILITIES. Just like the traditional option from our neighbors to the north, Livlo sugar free syrup is perfect on low carb pancakes or waffles, drizzled over yogurt or stirred into any favorite beverages and recipes that use traditional maple syrup.
  • BETTER TOGETHER. Our syrup puts a maple-flavored twist on your Livlo favorites. Try Syrlo keto maple syrup with Granolo (our low carb granola), or make french toast with our gluten free, keto-friendly bread mix.
  • Certified Organic
  • 100% Pure Maple Syrup
  • Crafted with superior flavor and exceptional quality in Dutchess County, NY

Maine Maple Products

  • 4 Naturally Soothing Flavors – Peppermint, Pomegranate, Vanilla, and Green Tea (2 each)
  • 100% Certified Beeswax and Natural Ingredients - No Petroleum, Chemicals, Gluten, or Parabens. Non-GMO
  • Proprietary Formulation - Gentle on Ultra-sensitive Lips and Safe for Adults and Children of All Ages
  • Cruelty-Free and Environmentally-Friendly Packaging – Never Tested on Animals
  • Best Year-Round Lip Protection for the Whole Family. Full Refund or Replacement if Ever Dissatisfied
  • Size Large: Chest Width/Front Length 24"x 29"Â
  • 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
  • Size 2X Large: Chest Width/Front Length 28"x 31"
  • 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
  • Made with supersuede fabric for quick-dry
  • Elastic waistband
  • Drawcord closure
  • Striped print allover
  • Made of 100% cotton
  • One size fits most with adjustable buckle closure, fitting up to XL size
  • Adult/Unisex.
  • Crown measures 3 1/2 inches deep.
  • Classic Denim color with vintage look
  • Simple and fashionable slipper for men, that’s causal and comfortable, for indoor and outdoor.
  • Flexible And Comfortable, Perfect Slides For Beach, Pool Or Any Other Casual Occasions.
  • Casual slip-on indoor outdoor flat sandal slippers for men with sporty, adjustable fastening top closure straps to allow for cozy comfort and extra stretch to fit most widths.
  • Great for walking, home, garden, shower, beach, and athletic activity.
  • Lightweight, wide platform, slide-on,make it perfect for all-day wearing.
  • Nourishes and makes your lips feel luxurious
  • Infused with powerful fruit extracts and beeswax
  • Richly moisturizes lips
  • Softens lips
  • Ideal for regular use.
  • 25.4 oz., 60 Count of Lindt LINDOR Milk Chocolate Truffles with Smooth, Melting Truffle Center
  • Product Note: Exposure to heat or sunlight may lead to melting/damage of product. Hence customers are expected to be available during the product delivery
  • Classic milk chocolate shell surrounds a luxuriously smooth, melting truffle center. Note : May contain traces of peanuts/tree nuts
  • Lindt LINDOR truffles are perfect as gifts or for making any moment special
  • Individually wrapped milk chocolate candy truffles in a large box are perfect for sharing and stocking up
  • Kosher chocolate made with premium ingredients from world-renowned regions
  • BIOTIN SHAMPOO: This Biotin treatment shampoo and conditioner set contains Biotin as well as Hydrolyzed keratin, Spirulina extract and several other nutrient rich botanicals
  • HAIR LOSS TREATMENT: for women and men naturally supports hair growth by blocking DHT a primary cause for thin weak hair by removing DHT this premium Biotin DHT Blocker Conditioner to Grow Hair will give you shiny thicker denser hair and is perfect for sensitive scalp
  • HAIR SUPPORT SOLUTION: Signs of hair loss include excess hair fall and thinning strands. Fight hair loss with BELLISSO Biotin enriched hair growth shampoo and conditioner set
  • FOR FULLER AND THICKER HAIR: Get hair full of volume and shine when you use this combination of Biotin Shampoo and Conditioner for men and women
  • ALL HAIR TYPES: This hair regrowth treatment is full of Essential Vitamins and is a safe daily hair treatment for color treated hair, curly hair, dry hair, highlighted hair, bleached hair & oily dry brittle or frizzy hair

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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