How Maple Syrup is Made
From nature to your table
It begins with trees
We know that you are a great lover of our maple products but now, it's the moment to learn more about the process of making maple syrup! Are you ready for an adventure through a sweet story?
What time of the year?
Maple season is an exciting time for anyone who loves the taste of maple syrup. Starting from February until April, we have 3 months to start producing the greatest pure maple syrup in Canada! But it's not just about getting your fill - there are some interesting facts behind this delicious treat that you may not know! Facts: Maple trees need to be at least 30 years old before they're tapped, and 40-year-old sugar maples will produce around 10 gallons per season (on average).
Which maple trees are the best?
A maple tree should be at least 10 inches in diameter, measured at 4 1/2 feet above the ground, before tapping. The south side of the maple tree is most commonly recommended for tapping. Tapping beneath a large branch or above a large root is also recommended for better flow. Lower taps provide greater yields than higher taps.
The magic juice of the maple trees
How sap is turned into Maple Syrup
Did you know that the sap of a sugar maple tree is 98 percent water and 2 percent sugar? That 2% of sugar it's definitely what makes the maple syrup so delicious! In order to create our pure maple syrup, we need to boil the sap in our factory to remove the water and concentrate the sugar.
How to use maple syrup in your kitchen
Grades of maple syrup
It is not a secret that maple syrup can be found in different grades! You will only need to find the one that fits the most with your taste! You can choose from a variety of maple syrup grades: