Maple syrup
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Maple syrup concentrated from the sap of maple trees, is a uniquely American product. It takes from 30 to 40 gallons of sap (3% sucrose) to produce one gallon of syrup (65% sucrose), and is only produced for 4 to 6 weeks in the spring when the sap first begins to flow. Unless labeled "pure maple syrup", a product is likely to be mixed with corn syrup to cut expense.