Vermont wages war on fake maple syrup vendors with bill to protect the real deal


Sweet revenge Vermont wages war on fake maple syrup vendors with bill to protect the real deal

Last updated at 8:06 PM on 1st November 2011

Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders have co-sponsored a bill that would make it illegal to sell fake maple syrup as the real thing

New bill: Vermont Senators Patrick Leahy and Bernie Sanders want to make it a felony to sell fake maple syrup as the real thing

State product: Vermont maple syrup accounted for $30 million in sales last year. It is made from maple tree sap that is boiled down

Natural product: Vermont maple syrup accounted for $30 million in sales last year. It is made from maple tree sap that is boiled down

SWEET SUCCESS: HOW MAPLE SYRUP IS MADE