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15 weird facts about maple syrup

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The fake stuff is gross

Maybe you have an affinity for Aunt Jemima or Mrs. Butterworth. That’s cool. Childhood memories and preferences are hard to break. You should know, though, that the fake stuff you’re chugging down is, strictly speaking, gross. It’s not maple syrup as much as it’s a combination of things like high fructose corn syrup, caramel coloring, and cellulose gum.

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