Nutritional Value

Nutrition Facts for Maple Syrup


Maple Syrup provides several essential nutrients.

The vitamins and nutritional minerals in 100% pure Maple Syrup from Québec contribute to the maintenance of good health. One 60 ml (1/4 cup) serving of Maple Syrup contains 72% of the daily nutritional requirement of manganese, 27% of riboflavin, 17% of copper, and 6% of calcium.

One 60 ml serving of Maple Syrup contains 78.2 mg of polyphenols.


Maple Syrup provides several essential nutrients. It’s considered a source of calcium, a good source of copper, and an excellent source of riboflavin and manganese.

Maple is Unique

100% pure Maple Syrup from Québec has 67 different polyphenols, nine of which are unique to it. One of these polyphenols, called Quebecol, is naturally produced when sap is boiled to become Maple Syrup.

Like the World Health Organization (WHO), the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec supports the moderate consumption of sugar. WHO recommends a daily intake of added sugar not exceeding 10% of daily energy intake, an average of about 2,000 kcal. This represents 50 g of added sugar or 37.5 ml of Maple Syrup, a little more than 2 tbsp.

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Nutritionists


Nutritionists concern themselves with the impact food has on human health, and some recognize the nutritional value of 100% pure maple. Maple from Québec is proud to be associated with two nutritionists who acknowledge the benefits of this natural product and wish to share the information with all who care about health and wellness. Find out all about them and how they fit maple into their daily lives as part of a healthy diet.

Did you know ?

Québec exports its maple products to over 50 countries.

Everywhere it goes, people appreciate maple’s unique flavour as well as its nutritional values. Find out how we are promoting it around the world so that even more get to taste our liquid gold.

Scientists are studying all of maple’s potential health benefits.

Studies now underway include those on the antioxidant properties of the polyphenols naturally present in maple syrup.

Maple syrup can be used as a sugar substitute in most recipes.

In cake and most dessert recipes, for each 250 ml (1 cup) of syrup used, simply reduce the called-for amount of liquid (water, milk, juice, etc.) by 60 ml (1/4 cup).

A source of natural energy

Maple syrup is a natural source of energy. Check out our recipes for food and drinks before, during, and after exercise.