Why Real Maple?

    1. It Tastes Great.

Maple has a delicious and unique rich caramel flavor that so many across the world have come to love. While maple syrup is usually associated with Sunday mornings and pancakes, maple itself has a much wider usage than most know. This is what we, at Parker's Real Maple are working to do everyday - bring you delicious tasting Real Maple in new and innovative ways. 

     2. It's Healthier.
 
Unlike refined sugars on the market, maple syrup has not been stripped of it's nutrients during heavy processing. Many across the US are choosing to replace sugars in recipes with maple syrup to choose the healthier option and reduce their caloric intake.
The chart below details the low caloric rate of maple syrup in comparison to other well known sweeteners on the market. In addition, maple actually contains high levels of calcium, potassium, iron, phosphorus, and potassium, as well as more than fifty known antioxidants. 

 

Note: RDV - Recommended Daily Value 

Source: USDA Nutrient Database and Canadian Nutrient File

The chart below summarizes the incredible health benefits that maple has in comparison to other healthy foods including bananas, carrots, and cabbage. As you can see, maple is among the highest scoring in antioxidant benefits. 

 



Source: USDA Database for the Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity (ORAC) of Selected Foods
   
3. It's Better for Small Family-Owned Businesses.
 
When you decide to buy real maple, you are supporting not only our small business, but small farmers across the northeast who run home grown family maple farms. Purchasing real maple not only strengthens the economies of small rural towns but helps the families working to bring pure maple syrup to America and beyond.