TREE TAPPING & PROCESSING SUPPLIES
Bigleaf and other hardwood trees in the U.S. with edible saps use the same tapping and processing materials, tools, and equipment as the well-established sugar maple industry. The sugar maple industry in the eastern U.S. and Canada dates back hundreds of years and has many specialty materials, tools, and equipment that developed to tap and process sugar maple. Below is a list of some of the suppliers that we know about. We offer them here to help kick off your research. They are not paid advertisements and we do not list them as an endorsement. If you know of other supplies that would be helpful to readers let us know and we will gladly list them. Many of the suppliers below have low-cost kits for beginners as well as supplies for all levels of commercial producers. We do not recommend Amazon at this time because the supplies are limited and what is listed is significantly marked up. If you are a nonprofit or educational organization many of the suppliers listed below offer discounts.
These resources have new and and used equipment:
If you are a maple supply company and would like to be listed below please contact us.
The PNW needs regional maple supply sources. We encourage you to contact the equipment manufacturers directly about starting a dealership.