Maple products are both popular and widely produced.  State and federal regulations are designed to provide the best possible product experience for consumers.


Maple Products (Vt. Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

Vermont Laws (Statutes Online)

Vermont Regulations (PDF; Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets)

U.S. State & Federal Standards

USDA Grade Standards (PDF)

State Regulations for Maple Production (state-by-state summary, PDF; North American Maple Syrup Council)


Maple Syrup Production Requirements (PDF; Connecticut Office of Legislative Research)


Final Guidance on Maple Syrup Production (PDF; Indiana State Department of Health)


Licensing and Regulations for Maple Syrup Processing in Maine (University of Maine Cooperative Extension)

New Hampshire:

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Flow Chart for Maple Producers (University of New Hampshire Extension)

New York:

Maple Syrup and Honey Processing (New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets)


A Brief Summary of Regulations Governing Maple Syrup Production in Ohio: A Guide for Ohio Maple Syrup Producers (PDF; Ohio Maple Producers Assocation)


Guidelines for Maple Syrup Producers (PDF; Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture)


Requirements of Facilities Processing Maple Syrup or Certain Other Maple Products (Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection)

Maple Syrup Processing and Grading Standards (Wisconsin State Legislature)


Canadian Maple Regulations (Government of Canada)