SALEM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The mild weather this year might be affecting many businesses negatively, but for the maple syrup industry, it’s been “pretty sweet!”
New York has seen record levels of syrup production in three of the past five years. Canada and Vermont are the top producers. New York ranks second because the Capital Region only taps one percent to two percent of its trees.
The demand for syrup has been on the rise.