Ingredients 100% Pure, fresh Maple Syrup ONLY. There is nothing else in any product.
Practices (our standards for raising or making our products) As Members in good standing with OMSPA (Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association) we follow the latest recommendations for the industry. Our new evaporator is stainless steel and lead free. All of our equipment and containers are food grade. We focus on ongoing cleanliness at every stage of production. Maple Syrup is made above the recommended minimum brix value (sugar concentration), giving a wonderful consistency. Everything is hot packed and labeled properly. The new grading system has been implemented. To help you understand the changes, we've included information from the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs with our product listings. The colored card will aid in clarifying the changes.
Additional Information We use a traditional wood-fired evaporator. Great care is taken to ensure cleanliness and filtration in the process, for resulting great taste and clarity of this heritage product. Maple Syrup is hot packed in authentic bottles, labeled including grade, nutritional info and source as a local Ottawa Valley product.
Buying through the Ottawa Valley Food Co-op (OVFC) is important to me. By making a monthly pick up, I not only save on gas driving around the county picking up food, I know where it comes from. Having a relationship with producers, close by, means that if I have a concern about a product I know where to go for answers. Local producers live in the community and pay taxes here. They are invested and that feels right. I also have a better chance at obtaining food and products that are more healthful and less likely to harm me and the place I live.