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The ABCs of Maple Syrup Grades Then and Now

Since the maple industry’s beginning, maple producers within the United States, Vermont, and Canada have More »

New Maple Grades: Shopping for Maple Syrup Just Got Easier!

New maple syrup grades

Buying your favorite maple syrup products is about to get easier. This is good news More »

Coming to a Shelf Near You: New Maple Syrup Grades

The new maple grading system will make it easier for consumers to understand the differences between the maple grades.

The New Maple Syrup Grades: Change is Good!

Starting in January 2014, you’ll start to notice some changes in the pure maple syrup aisle as new maple grades begin to take effect.

What Is The International Maple Syrup Institute and Why Did They Propose Maple Syrup Grade Changes?

Established in 1975, the International Maple Syrup Institute (IMSI) developed the new maple syrup grading system that will go into effect at the consumer lever in January 2014.

Why the New Maple Syrup Grades Were Created

Beginning in 2014, you will notice that there are new syrup maple grades on your favorite maple products. We explain what the changes mean and why they are good for the consumer.

Maple Syrup Grades Explained

Contrary to popular belief, maple syrup grades do not indicate a difference in quality or purity. Not unlike wine, all maple grades have distinct flavors and tones. When buying maple, choose the right grade for which you intend to use it – and pair it.

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