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Maple Facts

Ohio Maple Facts:

  • 4th Largest Producing State in the United States
  • Produce 100,000 Gallons Annually
  • 5 Million Dollar Industry to Ohio’s Economy
  • Approximately 900 Producers
  • Typical Production Information
Typical Production Information
5-45 gallons of sap 1 gallon of syrup
Sugar content of sap 2% - 3%
Sugar content of syrup 66.5%
Number of taps per tree 1 - 3
20 gallons syrup 1 cord wood burned
1 gallon of syrup 11 pounds
1 gallon of syrup

7 1/4 pounds of sugar


Maple Syrup Content
Pure Maple Syrup 100%
Log Cabin 2%
Vermont Maid 2%
Hungry Jack 2%
Aunt Jemima 0%
Mrs. Butterworth 0%

Pure Maple Syrup 100% Pure Maple Syrup
Other Types of Syrup Corn Syrup, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Sugar Syrup, Water, Artificial Flavor, Less Than 2% Natural Flavor, Cellulosegum, Sodium Citrate, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Sulfur Dioxide (Preservatives), Artificial Color