Labeling Requirements

For the most up to date packaging laws, see the FDA website and/or your state’s online packaging guide.

Front Label Checklist

  1. Name of the product (Maple Syrup)
  2. Net Volume (listed on the bottom 1/3 of the label)

Back Label Checklist

  1. Nutrition Facts
  2. Ingredients List
  3. Allergens List (Required if you use butter as a defoamer or if your product is packaged in a facility that handles eggs, soy, nuts, shellfish or any other common allergen.)
  4. Storage Instructions
  5. Producer’s name and physical address

Other Considerations

  1. Website
  2. Color grade
  3. Gluten free
  4. Recycling symbol / “Put litter in it’s place” icon
  5. Kosher certification
  6. Organic certification
  7. Thank the customer for purchasing
  8. Association affiliations
  9. Special stickers of origin (generally part of a state-wide commerce or agriculture program)
Wisconsin Food Labeling Guide FDA Food Labeling Guide

Available From Smoky Lake

  • Information Panel on 16 oz Bottle

    Labels — Nutritional and Ingredient Info

  • Homemade Maple Syrup Label Shown on a 16 oz Bottle

    Front Label — Homemade Maple Syrup

  • Clear Artisanal Maple Syrup Label Shown on an 8 oz Bottle

    Front Label — Artisanal Maple Syrup