Maple syrup is made from the sap of the sugar, produced by the black or red maple tree. A tree can be 40 years old before it reaches the 30cm trunk diameter to be ready to tap. Maple trees are only found in select parts of Canada and Vermont, and New York State in the U.S. Quebec in Canada produces most of the world’s supply.
The season only lasts 4-6 weeks in late winter/early spring.
The syrup is made by tapping the tree trunk, allowing the colorless sap to run out. The sap is collected and condensed by boi