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Maple Sports Gel

The sports nutrition market is a growing industry with potential opportunities for maple products.  One area well-suited to maple is the sports gel product segment.  This winter the Cornell Maple Program worked with the Cornell Department of Food Science to develop a maple sports gel formulation.  The resulting product is a maple syrup-based nutrition supplement in a single serve foil pack with added electrolytes and a favorable flavor.  For more information click the link below:

Maple Performance Gel


The article, Running on Maple by Aaron Wightman, features a novel way to use maple syrup in the endurance sport industry – gel packs designed for long distance runners. The few additional ingredients compliment the maple flavor while enhancing the suitability for sports fueling and recovery.




Maple Kombucha

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