Benefits of using pure maple syrup instead of sugar

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Benefits of using pure maple syrup instead of sugar

When it comes to choosing the right sweetener, the question of maple syrup versus sugar is one that often comes up.  Pure maple syrup is considered one of the best and healthier alternatives for sugar. The natural, pure goodness that comes from this sweetener will make your morning taste so much more enjoyable and healthier. Here are some benefits you may not have heard before: 1. Higher Nutrition Value When we debate the benefits of pure maple syrup instead of sugar it is very important to highlight the nutritional information, too. According to USDA, 1 tablespoon of pure maple syrup...

5 health benefits of maple syrup

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5 health benefits of maple syrup

Did you know that Canada produces 71% of the world’s pure maple syrup? Canadian maple producers harvested 14.3 million gallons of maple syrup in 2020, surpassing the 2019 record of 13.2 million gallons produced by 8.3%. We were really happy to find out that Ontario, our location, is the second biggest maple syrup producer province in Canada. Except for the fact that maple syrup is extremely delicious, it also has health benefits. 1. Maple syrup contains nutrients and antioxidants Studies show us that maple syrup has an impressive number of antioxidants. This is great because antioxidants help defend your cells...

Three maple syrup recipes for Christmas

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Three maple syrup recipes for Christmas

Holidays are coming! It is the time of year when families spend time together. If you want to surprise your loved ones with new recipes, we come to your aid with some ideas, more exactly, three maple syrup recipes! Why choose maple syrup for your recipes? Maple syrup is a natural sweetener that is very delicious and healthy! It is super rich in various nutrients: - Zinc - Magnesium - Potassium - Calcium We have been producing maple syrup since 1876.  With such a long history in making maple products, we feel we’ve become experts at providing the highest quality...

Beautiful Trails surrounding Jakeman’s Gift Shop

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Beautiful Trails surrounding Jakeman’s Gift Shop

Jakeman’s is proud to be so close to Trillium Woods Trail! Check out Ontario Nature Trails with all the information you might need about the trail. You will find a large variety of plants and greenery on the Jakeman’s property and within the Trillium Woods. While in the woods keep your eyes out for all the local greenery including: “This forest has a lot of white trilliums. You may also find the blue-gray gnatcatcher, mourning cloak butterfly, and orange mycona fungus.Trees that have been labelled include American Beech, Red Oak, White Ash, Red Maple, Black Cherry, Sugar Maple, Basswood, and Bitternut Hickory.”...

We Are Open! – Covid Update

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We Are Open! – Covid Update

WE ARE OPEN! We are happy to announce that our gift shop is open for visitors. HOURS: Monday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Tuesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Wednesday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Thursday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Friday – 9:00 am to 4:00 pm Saturday – 10:00 am to 4:00 pm Sundays – CLOSED  

The History of the Jakeman’s Maple Products Logo

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The History of the Jakeman’s Maple Products Logo

The Jakeman’s Family has had a long history of Maple Syrup production from the simple beginning as mixed farmers, taking care of cows, chickens, pigs and maple syrup, to the specialization of syrup only production. The history goes back over 140 years with 5 generations of farm families taking on the task to learn from the previous generation and perfect maple syrup to our finest blend. The Jakeman’s logo really took centre stage on our labelling by 1985 with the introduction of the curved Jakeman’s text and the pancake illustration. The use of the strong text element for the Jakeman’s...

The Growth of a Maple Tree

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The Growth of a Maple Tree

In the summer we notice the growth and life in all the plants and trees around the Maple Farm. This includes our lovely Sugar Maples in front of our gift shop, which keeps looking stronger and more imposing with each year. A fun fact about the Sugar Maple is that they are a slow to medium growth tree. That means that they only grow less than 13 inches up to 24 inches a year, depending on age, location and environmental factors. These trees require 30 to 40 years to reach maturity which could result in a height of 60 – 75...

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