The 4 Grades of Maple Syrup

which maple syrup is the best?

Québec is unique for our rigorous classification of maple syrup. The process guarantees quality and divides maple syrup into four colour categories. Each colour denotes a distinct flavour.

Golden, Delicate Taste
Amber, Rich Taste
Dark, Robust Taste
Very Dark, Strong Taste

The different colours of maple syrup signal different recommended uses. But which maple syrup is the best? The one you like best!

Learn more about cooking with maple products at Maple from Québec.

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