Maple Syrup storage is important and we are upgrading how we do it by switching over to stainless steel barrels! Sure they're an expensive investment but one we feel is worth it. The standard barrel for most of the industry is an epoxy lined steel drum. These drums are approved for organic certification but in our experience there are drawbacks with these containers, including how easily the epoxy liner (a sprayed on finish) can be damaged. Stainless barrels, due to their cost, don't make sense for maple syrup makers who are selling syrup in bulk but we have decided that these new stainless barrels will allow us to store our syrup in the best possible way, preserving its rich flavor and keeping it free from contamination. Additionally, as we bring these barrels into service this season, our customers can feel good that our syrup is packaged and stored in the best way possible! We think you'll appreciate the upgrade!
Keep checking in for more updates on what's happening at Tree of Life Maple Farm and in the meantime - God Bless