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How to Sell Your Maple Syrup - A state by state guide

Selling Maple Syrup in Each State

Maple Syrup is a unique food product, having been eaten by mankind in it's natural  form since the dawn of mankind. Nevertheless, governments feel the need to control and regulate it!  So, the pages below will assist you understanding the requirements and steps to sell maple syrup that your hives produce regardless of the state you're in.


If you would like to extract, bottle and sell maple syrup, your state undoubtedly has requirements for licensing, and annual inspection. Your state may require you to register your bees.

There may also be zoning requirements. It's even possible your homeowner's association has rules.

Links to State-Specific Maple Syrup Selling Information

Remember, the descriptions above are generic; you must check your state to find out the details that apply to your situation and location.

Maple syrup is rarely produced outside of colder/northern states, so links outside of traditional maple syrup areas go to the state's cottage food law page.

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