How Long Does Maple Syrup Last Once Opened?


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1 year
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Keeps indefinitely


Shelf Life Tips

  • How long does maple syrup last once opened? The precise answer depends to a large extent on storage conditions — keep opened maple syrup refrigerated and tightly closed.
  • How long does opened maple syrup last in the refrigerator? Maple syrup that has been continuously refrigerated will keep for about one year after opening.
  • To further extend the shelf life of opened maple syrup, freeze it: to freeze maple syrup, store in airtight container and leave at least 1/2 inch headspace at the top, as syrup will expand when frozen.
  • How long does maple syrup last in the freezer? Properly stored, maple syrup will keep safe indefinitely in the freezer.
  • How can you tell if maple syrup is bad? If maple syrup develops an off odor, flavor or appearance, or if mold appears, it should be discarded.
  • Discard all maple syrup from cans or bottles that are leaking, rusting, bulging or severely dented.

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