University of Vermont

Proctor Maple Research Center - Underhill Center - Vermont


Did You Know?

- About one of every four trees in Vermont is a maple

- The greater the sugar content of the sap, the less sap it takes to make syrup

- The maple industry in Vermont yields about $15 million in direct sales each year

- The economic impact of maple in Vermont is over $226 Million annually

- Maple sap contains only between 1 percent to 7 percent sugar, averaging about 2.5 percent sugar

- Sucrose is the main type of sugar in maple syrup

- There are about 50 calories in a tablespoon of maple syrup





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