Pure Maine Maple Syrup

Maine State Sweetener


Pure Maine maple syrup

Pure Maine maple syrup; the official state sweetener of Maine.  Photo by Artizone/Flickr (Noncommercial Use Permitted with Attribution/No Derivative Works).

Official State Sweetener of Maine

Pure Maine maple syrup was designated the official state sweetener of Maine in 2015. Maine's Somerset County is the largest maple-producing county in the United States (maple is also the "state flavor" of Vermont). All State Food Symbols

Pure maple syrup is a delicacy drizzled on waffles, French toast, pancakes, baked squash, apple crisp, or in a cup of tea. The fourth Sunday in March is "Maple Sunday" in Maine, celebrated each year as a rite of spring.



Pure Maine maple syrup sign; Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.  Photo by Shawn Honnick/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Pure Maine maple syrup sign

Maple tree taps; Gorham, Maine.  Photo by Mike Cempa/Flickr (noncommercial use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Maple tree taps in Gorham, Maine

Traditional maple syrup production; on Maine's Maple Sunday.  Photo by ercwttmn/Flickr (use permitted with attribution/no derivative works).

Traditional maple syrup production in Maine


Maine Maple Sunday - come for all the sweet fun!