An 11-year-old boy named Joshua Parker produced his first bottle his own maple syrup, Parker’s 100% Maple Syrup, in 2009 in Upstate New York. Over the past seven years, the Canton, New York (population 10,995) native been expanding the product line to include Parker’s Real Maple Butter and Real Maple Cotton Candy. (You read that right.) Now 18, Parker is pitching his business on Shark Tank on October 21.
Here are the products, prices and links to Parker's Maple Syrup products:
- Parker’s Maple Syrup (12 fl oz) glass bottle is $15; a (32 fl oz) plastic jug is $20
- Parker’s Maple Butter (16 oz) is $15; a larger (22.75 oz) jar is $18
- Parker’s Maple Cotton Candy (1 oz) is $4.95 – and it’s only 114 calories. The two ingredients are organic cane sugar and organic real maple syrup.
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