Licensing and Syrup Buying Requirements
Anderson’s Maple Syrup, Inc. values its great pure maple syrup producers. It’s through you that we’re able to supply consumers with the highest quality maple syrup products. With your cooperation, we can continue to achieve this and keep our standards among the highest in the industry.
Anderson’s Maple Syrup, Inc. has implemented the Safe Quality Foods Program (SQF) at our location. We are certified to a Global Food Safety Initiative (GFSI) standard. This certification will assist us in meeting our customer needs, consumer expectations, government regulations (FDA, USDA, FSMA, etc.) as well as meet our internal objectives. As a part of this program, we have developed a Supplier and Raw Material Approval process that all of our suppliers are required to complete so that we can continue our partnership.
RECORDS REQUIRED TO SELL YOUR SYRUP
Completed Maple Syrup Supplier Approval Form, including:
- Organization Information
- FDA Registration Number
- Emergency 24-hour Contact Information
- Statement of Purity
- Description of Sugarbush
- Lead Reduction Commitment
- State License or State Registration
- Food Safety System Questions (only if you don't have a state license)
Organic Certificate (if applicable)
Signed invoice with Letter of Guarantee and Origin Statements for every purchase (provided at time of sale)
Risk Assessment of Raw Material (completed by Anderson's)
Lead Reduction Policy
Food Processing Equipment Design/Construction
Grading of Maple Syrup
Sample Recall Plan for Producers
This guide is an older version, but has good information in it.
Wisconsin State Requirements
Other State Information / Requirements
Cornell Sugar Maple Research & Extension Program
Pure Maple Syrup is a traditional natural product unique to North America. The Cornell Sugar Maple Program exists to improve the production and use of maple products by working with producers, consumers, and others interested in this fascinating local product.
Ohio State University Maple Syrup Resources
As a Land Grant University Ohio State University has a long tradition of working with Ohio's Maple Syrup Producers back to the early 19th century.
Proctor Maple Research Center
The Proctor Maple Research center in Vermont is the countries oldest Maple Syrup research center. From this sight you can see Pure Maple Syrup being made as well as ask questions of the most knowledgeable researchers in the country. This site also contains reports of some of there newest research findings.
Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer’s Association
The Wisconsin Maple Syrup Producer’s Association is dedicated to improving the ability of its members to produce & market the finest pure maple syrup in North America.