When you think of Vermont, you think: Vermont Maple Syrup. This September and October enjoy all things maple during a month-long celebration, the Maple 100, presented by the Vermont Agency of Agriculture and the Vermont Department of Tourism. Discover hundreds of maple activities, adventures, and maple-inspired products from across our Green Mountain state. Delicious new ways to enjoy Vermont’s sweetest treat. Learn more here: vermontvacation.com/maple-100
In celebration of the Maple 100 we are highlighting some of our members who utilize our state's liquid gold in their recipes. From Confections to condiments, dog treats, and more, you’re sure to find something unique and delightful. Discover something new and maple-inspired today!
You can purchase these Vermont specialty products at your local or national grocer, country store, and specialty food shop. Many producers also sell their offerings directly through their website. If you love these products then share with your friends and family! Start your holiday shopping now and spread a little cheer with Vermont-made products.
Battenkill Wholesome Foods - Makers of brittle, crumbles, and cereal, these products are all gluten free, low in sugar & high in protein! All made with Vermont maple syrup.
Small Batch Organics - Their granola and granola bark is gluten free, certified organic, and made with Vermont maple syrup and maple chips. For a full maple inspired snack try their Cranberry Maple Crunch Bark and Granola.
The Vermont Maple Granola Company - Maple is the leading flavor inspiration for this granola company. They use premium quality ingredients, attention to detail, and a handcrafted touch to produce these fine maple-sweetened granolas.
True North Granola - True North Granola offers a variety of healthy, all-natural, and organic granola that meets a range of dietary needs. All 11 flavor varieties are made with Vermont maple syrup!
Vermont Salumi - Authentic, all-natural, handmade charcuterie, Vermont Salumi produces sausage, salami, and whole muscle meats. Their Maple Breakfast Sausage, a combination of fresh herbs and spices with the finest pork is the perfect breakfast sausage for your next brunch.
Boston Post Dairy - You may have heard of these fabulous cheesemakers, but did you know they also make a variety of maple products using syrup from their families sugar bushes? Take your snack game up a notch with their Maple glazed pretzels and mapled nuts.
Castleton Crackers - Don’t forget the crackers! These rustic looking crackers are made from pure, all-natural ingredients. Try their Salted Maple Cracker, a slightly sweeter cracker and customer favorite.
Halladay's Harvest Barn - A famous line of specialty dip and seasoning blends that are perfect for creating quick and delicious appetizers, dinners, desserts, and more! Their Maple Habanero dip and Maple cheesecake mixes are a must try for your next gathering.
Benito’s Hot Sauce - These hot sauces are made with non-gmo and organic ingredients. Give their line of certified organic chile pepper infused Vermont maple syrups a try for a sensational combination of sweet and heat.
Blake Hill Preserves - An English fruit preservatory creating innovative sweet, savory and spicy jams, marmalades, and condiments. Maple syrup is used in many of their products including: Chipotle & Maple Chili Jam, Heirloom Apple with Maple Syrup, and Special Edition Pumpkin Maple Butter.
Bove’s - Bove’s has been producing slow-cooked, wholesome, & heartwarming sauces since 1941. Try their All Natural Sweet Basil Pizza Sauce made with Vermont maple syrup for just a hint of sweetness.
Butterfly Bakery of Vermont - Known for their hot sauce and mustard, this specialty food producer is committed to slow, sustainable growth using local ingredients like chili peppers and maple syrup directly from small-scale Vermont farmers. Try their Maple Rum Chipotle Hot Sauce and Maple Sriracha Mustard.
Cary & Main Co. - This new specialty food producer is handcrafting their organic and kosher Maple Créme, available in golden and amber flavors. A delectable, one ingredient treat best spread on homemade baked goods, paired with nut butters, and more!
Green Mountain Peanut Butter - All Green Mountain Peanut Butter is made in small batches with high-quality, USA-grown, dry-roasted peanuts and American kosher salt. Their Vermont Maple Cinnamon Peanut Butter is a healthy alternative to satisfy your sweet tooth.
Little Bottles Spice Co. - Vermont inspired spice blends perfect for home cooks looking to liven up their entrees, sauces, and side dishes. Use their Jerk Jamaican Blend, featuring Vermont Maple Sugar, to add a medium heat, bright, and citrusy flavor to your next meal.
Live Young Kitchen - This producer strives to create sauces, dressings, and condiments that are sourced with local, high quality, natural ingredients - making eating other nutritious foods easier. Add their Maple Date Grilling Sauce to your next bbq!
Mixed Up Nut Butter - Founded in part due to the 2020 pandemic, Mixed Up Nut Butter makes gourmet, yet healthy natural nut butters from unique blends of high quality ingredients. Try “Maple Bliss”, their Cashew, Pecan, Walnut Nut Butter lightly sweetened with Late Season Maple Sugar.
Sidehill Farm - One of the first specialty food companies in Vermont, Sidehill Farm jams are handmade and hand-stirred producing a jam with more fruit and more flavor in every bite. Try their maple drizzle collection, delicious fruit toppings to pour over cereal, ice cream, pancakes, and more.
Sugar Bob’s Finest Kind - Not only does SBFK produce smoked maple syrup, they also make Vermont Maple Sriracha, a must have pantry staple. Don't forget to try their snacking line of Vermont Maple Sriracha slow roasted nuts.
Champlain Orchards - Not only do they grow over 120 varieties of apples on their farm, but Champlain Orchards producers donuts, pies, and hard cider. Their Mac & Maple hard cider is semi-sweet and perfect for any season.
Mad River Distillers - This award winning craft distillery ferments, distills, and bottles their line of bourbon, rye, rum and apple brandy. Take your cocktail hour up a notch with their Maple Cask Rum, make a Junglebird cocktail with their YouTube tutorial!
SILO Distillery - SILO produces their small batch spirits in Windsor, VT. Their Maple Whiskey is infused with maple syrup from Wood’s Vermont Syrup (also a VSFA member). The warmth of SILO Whiskey mixed with the richness of Vermont maple syrup will delights your senses, perfect over ice or added to your favorite Fall cocktail!
Big Picture Farm - A small hillside goat dairy, farmstead confectionery and creamery located in southern Vermont. Their award-winning goat milk caramels are made with fresh, creamy, delicious milk from their own herd of happy and healthy goats. Must try their Maple Cream Goat Milk Caramels.
Fat Toad Farm - Makers of velvety goat's milk caramel sauces (Cajeta), a creamy caramel richness with the subtle tang of goat's milk. An utterly unique, not-too-sweet dessert sauce perfect on ice cream, paired with cheese, or added to coffee. Drizzle their Vermont Maple flavor over your next treat.
Lake Champlain Chocolates - Handcrafted with love in Vermont, these gourmet specialty chocolates have been produced in the Green Mountains for over 35 years. Celebrate maple by indulging in these chocolates: Maple Crunch-Vermont Chocolate Maple Toffee Candy and Maple Caramel Dark Chocolate Bar.
Mother Myrick’s Confectionery - Makers of small batched cakes and chocolates since 1977, Mother Myrick’s array of confections are sure to please the whole family. You don’t want to miss out on their Old Fashioned Maple Walnut Brittle and Maple Walnut Fudge!
Phenomenal Fudge - This family owned and operated business has been producing their homemade fudge since 1985. They make over 30 flavors of fudge, all a consistently soft, creamy and delectable flavor. For the ultimate Vermont treat try their Maple and Maple Walnut Fudge!
Rosie’s Confections - Producers of high-quality, artisanal chocolates and candies made with clean ingredients and social responsibility. Rosie’s Confections creates two lines of products: The Confections and CBD infused products, all are handmade in small batches. From their confections collection try the Maple Buttercream Bonbons, a colorful caramel chocolate bonbon shell filled with decadent maple buttercream.
Tavernier Chocolates - These chocolatiers handcraft their earthy, elegant, and seasonally-inspired artisanal chocolates. Offering a maple inspired sweet petit box that is filled with a variety of Vermont’s luscious maple specialties including a maple fondant & walnut dark chocolate cup.
Time Out for Whoopie - Who doesn’t love a classic whoopie pie? Take a bite out of their Maple Walnut Whoopie Pies made with maple cakes, chunks of walnuts and a sweet maple filling.
Vermont Moonlight Cookies - Vermont Moonlight Cookies creates handmade specialty cookies from the very best local ingredients, many in Vermont themes such as maple leaves, snowflakes and moons. Their most popular varieties are Maple Shortbread and Maple Pecan Shortbread, buttery tender shortbread with a mild maple flavor from pure, local Vermont maple syrup produced at Maple Hill Maple in Shaftsbury, Vermont.
Vermont Nut Free Chocolates - Committed to providing quality chocolates and treats that are safe for those with tree nut and peanut allergies, you won’t miss the nuts in these gourmet chocolates. Try their Vermont inspired Maple Creams, smooth and delicate maple leaf shaped chocolates filled with a creamy maple center. These have a little bit of Vermont in every bite.
Andy’s Dandys Baked Dog Treats - Small Biscuit on a Big Mission, Andy’s Dandy’s was founded in 2008 with the mission of providing specialized work training programs and employment opportunities for young adults with intellectual disabilities. They handcraft their tasty and crunchy biscuits with 100% human grade ingredients. Your pup is sure to love their Maple Pumpkin flavor, available in a variety of shapes and packages.
Bellcate School Dog Treats - This barkery produces local, all natural dog treats in a progressive employment program for students with disabilities. Their nutritious and delicious ingredients provide many essential nutrients to support dog health. Their Maple Moose Dog Treats are not only delicious but also provide an excellent source of zinc, magnesium - great for your canine’s immune system.
And don’t forget about our outstanding Vermont maple producers, many of which offer delightful maple treats in addition to their syrup! Think maple sugar, maple-infused syrups, confections, popcorn, seasonings and more!
Our VSFA Member Spotlight features a member each month highlighting their business, products and experience in the industry. For this spotlight we asked Vermont Moonlight Cookies a series of questions.