Hamel 100% Pure Grade A Maple Syrup Gallon (128oz) The Hamel Maple Syrup Company may have gotten its start in the 1970's, but its history for "maple sappin" rich golden, sweet maple syrup is generations old. Steve Leuer and Steve Jordan, childhood friends and neighbors,created the company and started marketing a family tradition. The area in Minnesota, which became known as Hamel, was heavily forested with maples. This drew ancestors William and J. O. Hamel of Quebec to settle in the area which would later bear their name. In the years that followed, generations of family and friends have continued to carry out the springtime ritual of tapping their treasured maples. Two-year shelf life. Please REFRIGERATE AFTER OPENING. Gallon jug is BPA free and lid has inner safety seal. Certified Kosher. No artificial ingredients or preservatives. Gluten Free, Vegan, Paleo-friendly. Full of vitamins, minerlas and antioxidants. Maple syrup has a low glycemic index. Your purchase supports local family sugar makers in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. Delicious on pancakes, waffles, hot and cold cereals, ice cream, yogurt and fruit. Try it in your favorite beverage. Use as a glaze on meats and vegetables. Excellent pure substitute for sugar in baked goods. Our maple syrup has a delicious tasting, full-bodied dark, robust maple flavor. 100% Pure Grade A Maple Syrup (made from the sap of maple trees).