Maple sap looks just like water and has a slightly sweet taste.
Maple sap flows best of on still, sunny days, after a freezing night.
Pure Maple Syrup has no fat and not proteins and is a good source of 3 essential elements – calcium, iron and thiamine.
It takes approximately 40 litres of sap to produce 1 litre of syrup.
Sap flowing in high volumes is called a “run”.
The sugar content of sap is only 2.5% sugar.
Maple Syrup is a totally natural food and has no fat.
Maple Syrup has 2/3 as many calories as corn syrup.
4 Tbsp of Maple Syrup equals the same antioxidant value as a serving of broccoli.