Lawmakers’ support sought for new maple gradingThe Associated Press | February 14,2013WESTFIELD — Vermont lawmakers are once again considering whether the state should adopt a new international grading system designed to help consumers when they buy maple syrup.
The grades were designed by the International Maple Syrup Institute.
All syrup sold at retail would carry a Grade A label, followed by a color and flavor descriptor. From lightest to darkest these new grades would be: golden color and delicate taste; amber color and rich taste; dark color and robust taste; very dark color and strong taste.
The state Agriculture Agency and the Vermont Maple Sugar Makers Association back the changes. The agency is seeking support from the Vermont Legislature in the form of a resolution endorsing the changes.MORE IN This Just InPolice and rescue personnel are responded to an accident on Strongs Avenue with an injury at 4:30 p. Full StoryCASTLETON — Castleton College head football coach Marc Klatt has resigned after three years... Full Story
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