MAPLE SYRUP Mirjana Komljenovic, left, and Roch Fortin of Maple Roch present a bottle of maple syrup to Summerland mayor Toni Boot. (John Arendt/Summerland Review)

Syrup commercially produced from Summerland maple trees

Maple Roch produces 50 bottles of syrup after trees in the community were tapped

Maple Roch, a maple syrup company based in Summerland, has made its first batch of maple syrup from Okanagan trees.

On Tuesday morning, the maple syrup producer presented a bottle of the syrup to Summerland mayor Toni Boot.

READ ALSO: Summerland maple trees examined for syrup production

READ ALSO: Summerland trees tapped for maple syrup

During the early spring, 50 maple trees in the community were tapped, producing 1,000 litres of sap water. This resulted in 17.5 litres of maple syrup, or 50 bottles.

Fortin said the maple syrup flavour is reflective of the soil in Summerland.

To report a typo, email:
news@summerlandreview.com
.



news@summerlandreview.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

Just Posted

Top women’s hockey player Natalie Spooner coming to the Okanagan

Natalie Spooner special guest at annual Grindstone Award Foundation charity weekend in Kelowna

Vehicle fire slows down traffic east of Osoyoos

A vehicle fire has slowed down traffic on Highway 3

Woman in hospital after being thrown off horse

She was airlifted to Kelowna General Hospital from Okanagan Falls

Penticton Search and Rescue help injured climber

Search and rescue called on the assistance of a helicopter to help retrieve an injured hiker

Update: Washed out South Okanagan road temporarily closed for assessment

A portion of Eastside Road, south of Penticton, appears to be crumbling into Skaha Lake

‘Teams that win are tight’: B.C. Lions search for chemistry at training camp

The Lions added more than 50 new faces over the off-season, from coaching staff to key players

Nominate your favourite businesses for the Best of the South Okanagan

Join the Penticton Western News as they celebrate the Best of the South Okanagan awards

Growing wildfire prompts evacuation of High Level, Alta.

Chuckegg Creek fire has been burning for several day, but grew substantially Sunday

Okanagan art gallery releases their theme

Fine arts painting will be the point of focus for this year’s event

Okanagan nature centre fundraiser goes western

Allan Brook’s Nature Centre Wine and Wild West Fundraiser is on July 6

Marriage proposal on the big screen at Enderby drive-in

Kelowna man gets engaged in front of hundreds to Vernon sweetheart

Take-home drug testing kits latest pilot to help curb B.C.’s overdose crisis

Researchers look to see if fentanyl testing could be a useful tool for those who use drugs alone

North Okanagan tattoo fundraiser draws record support

Lineup around the block for start and beginning of Five Fathoms Tattoo event for Children’s Hospital

Firefighters respond to bus fire on Highway 1

Smoke in coach bus reported to have been caused by overheating, driver and passengers safe

Most Read