New Grades Come to Vermont

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For years, Vermont maple syrup has been divided into one of four grades based on color and flavor.  As consumer preference has changed over the past century, so too has the grading system evolved to provide a more accurate description based on consumer preference.  The names of each grade, however, did not necessarily provide a […]

Vermont’s Working Landscapes

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For generations, Vermont’s sugar makers have carefully tended to their land, to the fields and the forests.  Being such a rural state, Vermonters place a great value on the health and vitality of our surroundings because most of us live and work among such natural beauty.  And through that stewardship we are able to consistently […]

The Vermont Maple Experience

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We might be biased, but we know that Vermont maple syrup is delicious.  And we know that it is one of the most healthy sweeteners you can find, with higher counts of manganese, riboflavin, zinc, and magnesium than white cane sugar, brown sugar, corn syrup or even honey.  Not only does it pack a wallop […]

Holiday Cooking with Vermont Maple

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Vermont maple syrup can play a role in so many more dishes than just your holiday breakfasts of pancakes, waffles, or French toast!  We love it with savory flavors on chicken, pork, and salmon — try something different for the holiday season like Maple-Chipotle Steak Tacos or Roasted Lemon Maple Chicken! Another great use for […]

The Story of Vermont Maple

The Story of VT Maple

Welcome to the first in a series of videos about Vermont maple syrup!  Focusing on the production, history, and farmers who make Vermont’s liquid gold, these videos provide a snapshot into the many unique qualities of Pure Vermont Maple Syrup.  We’ll be releasing a new video each week into 2014, so check back often!

Discover Vermont Maple Winter

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Welcome to Vermont Maple during the heart of our winter season! Experience beautiful blue skies, crisp mountain air, and sugar maple trees sparkling with crystals of glittering frost. Maple in winter is the dormant state in which the trees have stored the starch in the root tissues and are awaiting the warmer sunlight of spring to […]

It’s Spring…Maple Season Begins!

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It all begins here…Pure Vermont Maple Syrup is made in early spring from crystal clear natural sugar maple tree sap. When spring temperatures reach 45 degrees F during the day and nights remain below freezing (25 degrees F is perfect), in March and April, the sugarmaker drills a hole in the trunk of the Sugar […]

Maple Days of Summer

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In summer, bright green leaves on sugar maple trees combine sunlight, carbon dioxide from the air, water and soil nutrients through photosynthesis to produce food energy in the form of sugar for tree growth. Discover Vermont Maple at Farmers Markets,  Fairs and Field Days throughout the state. Look for us in the Vermont Building at the […]

Vermont Maple in Autumn

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Discover the magic of Vermont in Autumn, as Mother Nature uses our maple sugar trees to paint the mountainsides with vibrant colors. Trails through the sugar woods are littered with colorful carpets of Autumn leaves. Fall frosts bring on spectacular maple leaf color displays causing tree food energy (sugar) to be converted into starch and […]