This syrup is collected on our own 116 acres of Big Leaf Maple trees. Trees in Eastern Canada have a much higher sugar content in their sap and are grown in groves. Ours are spread out between alders and bogs, creeks and stumps. This means a lot of time collecting and even more time sugaring off to get to the the required sugar levels to produce maple syrup. A deep dark colour with a molasses undertone to the maple sweetnes..