New Grades of Maple - same great liquid GOLD


New Grades of Maple - same great liquid GOLD

Effectivve January 1, 2015, maple syrup producers will start using a new grading system that will provide a better description of each grade, or class, of syrup.  Each grade will state a color and a flavor descriptor:

  • Grade A: Golden Color with Delicate Flavor
  • Grade A: Amber Color with Rich Flavor
  • Grade A: Dark Color with Robust Flavor
  • Grade A: Very Dark Color with Strong Flavor

The above chart shows the new grades in comparison to the old grading system.

Read more:  http://vermontmaple.org/new-grades-come-to-vermont/


Dori Ross

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