Coombs Family Farms 100 Pure Organic Maple Syrup, Grade B, 32-Ounce: Amazon.com: Grocery Gourmet Food Disclaimer
Amazon has dropped the price on Coombs Family Farms 100% Pure Organic Maple Syrup Grade B, 32-Ounce Jug to $21.00 with free Prime shipping.
Check out with Subscribe & Save & pay just $19.95 (62.3 cents per oz) Subscribe & Save with 5+ = $17.85 (55.7 cents per oz) Subscribe & Save with 5+ and Amazon Mom $16.80 (52.5 cents per oz) $21.00 is the lowest price it has been (with Amazon.com as seller) for this organic version of this syrup, according to camel3x. Dating only goes back to mid-2012 for this "frustration free packaging" 32 ounce option. However, apparently around 3 years ago, the "standard packaging" 32 ounce option was on sale for around $14 according to a couple of previous threads. Interesting to note that the Coombs Organic version is consistently in the #1 spot in Maple Syrup Bestsellers, and the Coombs regular version is usually a few spots down from it, even when pricing is the same for both. Apparently organic is definitely preferred
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posted: Mar. 26, 2014 @ 8:27a
back to 24.59
Senior Member - 1K
posted: Mar. 26, 2014 @ 8:51a
watssion said: back to 24.59 I ordered about a half hour ago, and it was still at $21 then. Bummer the price changed so quickly, watssion.
posted: Mar. 26, 2014 @ 8:57a
Do you know what the "Grade B" means? Is that a lower quality?
posted: Mar. 26, 2014 @ 9:01a
ichabod said: Do you know what the "Grade B" means? Is that a lower quality?
Wikipedia said: In Canada, maple syrup is classified by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) as one of three grades, each with several colour classes: Canada No. 1, including Extra Light, Light, and Medium; No. 2 Amber; and finally No. 3 Dark or any other ungraded category. Producers in Ontario or Québec may follow either federal or provincial grading guidelines. Québec's and Ontario's guidelines differ slightly from the federal: there are two "number" categories in Québec (Number 1, with four colour classes, and 2, with five colour classes). As in Québec, Ontario's producers have two "number" grades: 1, with three colour classes; and 2, with one colour class, which is typically referred to as "Ontario Amber" when produced and sold in that province only. A typical year's yield for a maple syrup producer will be about 25 to 30 percent of each of the #1 colours, 10 percent #2 Amber, and 2 percent #3 Dark. The United States uses different grading standards. Maple syrup is divided into two major grades: Grade A and Grade B. Grade A is further divided into three subgrades: Light Amber (sometimes known as Fancy), Medium Amber, and Dark Amber. The Vermont Agency of Agriculture Food and Markets uses a similar grading system of colour, and is roughly equivalent, especially for lighter syrups, but using letters: "AA", "A", etc. The Vermont grading system differs from the US system in maintaining a slightly higher standard of product density (measured on the Baumé scale). New Hampshire maintains a similar standard, but not a separate state grading scale. The Vermont-graded product has 0.9 percent more sugar and less water in its composition than US-graded. One grade of syrup not for table use, called commercial or Grade C, is also produced under the Vermont system. Vermont inspectors enforce strict syrup grading regulations, and can fine producers up to US$1000 for labeling syrup incorrectly. Extra Light and Grade A typically have a milder flavour than Grade B, which is very dark, with a rich maple flavour. The dark grades of syrup are used primarily for cooking and baking, although some specialty dark syrups are produced for table use. Syrup harvested earlier in the season tends to yield a lighter color. The classification of maple syrup in the US depends ultimately on its translucence. US Grade A Light Amber has to be more than 75 percent translucent, US Grade A Medium Amber has to be 60.5 to 74.9 percent translucent, US Grade A Dark Amber has to be 44.0 to 60.4 percent translucent, and US Grade B is any product less than 44.0 percent translucent. The International Maple Syrup Institute has been working on international grading standards so that all producers will use the same grading system. Transition to the new system is expected in the coming years.
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