On the Scene: A visit to 460,000 tap Sweet Tree Holdings LLC a/k/a The Maple Guild

July 1, 2019

A long feature on The Maple Guild, the brand name of Sweet Tree Holdings LLC, the 460,000 tap operation in Island Pond, Vt. and the biggest maple operation in the U.S. The Maple Guild in Island Pond, Vermont produces 1 million bottles of maple syrup each year. It takes about 44 gallons of sap to make just 1 gallon of syrup. The Maple Guild pioneered a method called Steam-Crafting, which speeds up the production process.

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