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Nutritional Value of Syrup

Pure maple syrup is a natural food, processed from the pure sap of maple trees. During processing, the naturally occurring nutrients and sugars remain in the syrup, creating a food that’s nutritious as well as delicious. Here's a breakdown of the nutritional value of syrup.

Pure Maple Syrup 40/tbsp
Molasses 40/tbsp
Honey 45/tbsp
Cane Sugar 53/tbsp
Corn Syrup 60/tbsp

The main sugar in pure maple syrup is sucrose though maple syrup also contains small, variable amounts of fructose and glucose. In order of sweetness, sucrose is less sweet than fructose and sweeter than glucose.


Minerals and Vitamins:

Maple syrup also contains minerals and vitamins. Filtered maple syrup’s primary minerals are: calcium, potassium, magnganese, magnesium, phosphorus, and iron. The vitamins in maple syrup are mainly B2 (riboflavin), B5 (pantothenic acid), B6 (pyridoxine), niacin, biotin, and folic acid.

Call or email us if you’d like to know more – we’ll be happy to provide detailed information on syrup’s nutrient composition.

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