Sugar Crush


When I set out to write this year’s gift guides, I did make an effort to feature as many Canadian gift ideas as possible. In fact, I was contemplating writing an entirely Canadian gift guide at one point – but it made sense to spread the love a bit. Today’s gift idea however, earns the honour of being pretty much the most Canadian gift idea I could imagine: maple syrup.


Not just any maple syrup, mind you. Cosman & Webb is an organic maple syrup farm in rural Quebec (about 45 minutes from Sherbrooke). Family-owned for three generations, this rustic brand takes pride in their product, labeling their syrup as ‘Single Forest’ origin. With no pesticides or sprays, and a commitment to biodiversity and preserving the beauty of the landscape, this officially certified organic farm is truly a testament to the gifts our land gives us.


Now let’s get to the good stuff – the syrup! Cosman & Webb is actually the official (and exclusive) maple syrup supplier to Earls restaurants across Canada, speaking to their restaurant-quality goods. You can buy their organic maple syrup in four different standard sizes, starting from 250 ml ($12) and going up to 1L ($24) – prices that are comparable or even lower than what you’d find in a grocery store. They’re also offering free shipping for a limited time this holiday season, just type SHIP100 with your $100 purchase at checkout.


You can actually get a case of 12x 100ml bottles for $72, which I highly recommend. Keep them handy for everything from thank you gifts for your kids’ teachers to host gifts to stocking stuffers to fun little add-ons for your best friends’ gifts. Literally no one will turn down a primo bottle of Canada’s liquid gold.


As an extra special treat, try checking out Cosman & Webb’s Organic Maple Sugar ($12). This natural sugar can be used in place of literally anywhere you’d use regular granulated sugar – from your favourite holiday baking to sweetening your hot coffee or tea.


Syrup is a great hostess gift or gift idea for foodies (more inspo on that front here), but I also love it as a stocking stuffer. You can buy Cosman & Webb products directly from their website or check out their extensive list of retailers across Canada to pick up some bottles in person.


Cosman & Webb and I are teaming up to give one of my readers a very sweet Christmas indeed. We’re giving away a prize package valued at just over $150, including:

  • 1x 500 ml Cosman & Webb Maple Syrup
  • 1x 1L Cosman & Webb Maple Syrup (To refill your glass bottle!)
  • 1x Maple Syrup-Themed Au Pied Du Cochon Cookbook
  • 1x 250g Cosman & Webb Maple Sugar
  • 1x $30 Cosman & Webb Gift Card

Want to win this amazing collection? Here’s how to enter for your shot at the most syrupy sweet Christmas ever:

1) First off! You must be a Canadian Gift Guide subscriber to enter this giveaway. Just find the ‘Gift of Gab’ box on the righthand side of this page and either hit ‘Follow’ or enter your email address. Once you’ve done that, leave me a comment by December 10, 2016 with a link back to your favourite product on the Cosman & Webb website.

2) Entries are limited to one per person / per email address / per household (or more if you score bonus entries). A random draw will be conducted on or around December 11, 2016 to select the winner(s), who will have 48 hours to respond before another winner is chosen in their place.

3) Entries are limited to Canadians that have reached the age of majority in their province. Quebec is not eligible for this promotion.

4) Bonus Entry: Like Cosman & Webb on Facebook and leave a wall post on why you want to try out their products. Link back to your wall post in a separate comment below. 

5) Bonus Entry #2: Follow Cosman & Webb on Instagram and either Regram one of their photos and take a photo of your fave product from their site and share it on your own feed, tagging them in it. Leave a link back to your photo in the comments below in a separate comment.


ICYMI: You can check out all active giveaways by visiting the Winners Circle section of my site!

209 Responses to “Sugar Crush”
  1. Joan G. says:

    I haven’t tried the Organic Maple Syrup but would like to,

  2. Rosa V Cross says:

    I’d love to try their maple sugar.

  3. Rosa V Cross says:
  4. doreen lamoureux says:

    I subscribe by email. I love this product… great gift ideas for my clients.

  5. Deb Philippon (DebP) says:

    We always use maple syrup, but my son also love maple sugar, which isn’t the easiest product to find.

  6. Deanna Barkley says:

    Love Maple syrup ad often give it as a gift Thanks for hosting this giveaway.

  7. Deanna Barkley says:

    As I noted before, I love maple syrup and this syrup would make a wonderful hostess gift. Thanks again for hosting this giveaway

  8. Jess B says:

    Can never have too much maple syrup in our house!

  9. Alyssa says:

    I’d love to buy their 500 ml pure maple syrup!

  10. Tainan Lu says:

    My favourite product on the Cosman & Webb website is the ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP, 1LT

  11. angela eagle says:
  12. naiddia p says:

    I am a subscriber and my kids love maple syrup on their pancakes. My favorite product is the 1litre maple syrup.

  13. Jennifer Deol says: looks like something that I’d buy. Pure maple syrup is delicious!

  14. Thank you! I’ve been searching for something unique to give my mother in law who loves to bake. The Organic Maple Sugar fits the bill perfectly!

  15. Aimee says:

    I love maple sugar,
    I am a subscriber

  16. Dominic cloutier says:

    This is almost enough to bathe in it!! Which I was specifically told not to do by astroglide, !but that’s another comment thread…

    LOVE maple sugar- especially for rolling rum balls 🙂

  18. mousecat says:

    Maple syrup in a fancy bottle? Can’t beat that!!

  19. Karen Delmar says:

    They have a lovely website, very professional. The glass bottles are gorgeous!!!

  20. Chantal says:

    Yum. I love maple sugar products. here is my favorite product on their site.

  21. Andrea Williams says:

    Already a subscriber. I like this product –

  22. I like the idea of having smaller botlles (100ml), but more of them :0

  23. Tess Rosario says:

    The organic maple sugar looks amazing!

  24. Candace says:

    I would love to try their maple sugar.

  25. tammy ta says: Would love to try this and many others. Love maple syrup!

  26. cookie3 says:

    I’d love to try their organic maple sugar

  27. Linda Richter says:

    Always appreciate knowing a little bit about the makers of fine Canadian products! The case of 12 bottles is a brilliant idea for gifting!

  28. llsaro says:

    I’d personally L-O-V-E all of these items but the organic maple sugar would make Christmas Sugar Cookies an absolute treat to share with my American neighbors during snowbird season which would surely endear me in their hearts! What better way to say “Thanks for the hospitality from Canada” ?! Here’s the link to my favourite item

  29. Rosanne Robinson says:

    We LOVE Organic Maple Syrup at our house! Here’s the link to my favourite item:

  30. John says:

    First of all, we only purchase real maple syrup. I saw Anthony Bourdan’s Quebec episode where I was introduced to ‘Au Pied Du Cochon’. Amazing recipes! Would love to combine these two ides…..

  31. Kim K says:

    I’d love to try the organic maple sugar

  32. Ann Corston says:

    . maple syrup is a must in our kitchen,cooking,eating yummy yummy.

  33. Dwayne Taylor says:

    I enjoy real homemade maple syrup. It’s one of the best things on the planet

  34. krysta mukai says:
    Would be great in my coffeee!

  35. Kelly H says:

    I would love to try they’re organic maple syrup:

  36. janine willingham says:

    the set would be wonderful. who does not love cdn maple syrup

  37. sophie lapierre says:

    Hi, as a big Big fan of maple syrup, I just choose the but there’s never enough maple syrup in my fridge, I always find a recipe with it to do like muffins for example. I have the sugar tooth, that’s why 😉 But this one looks sooo good thank you very much for this very amazing prize !

  38. gloria konelsky says:

    I love Maple Syrup as a condiment and as an ingredient.

  39. Debbie F says:

    It would be great to try the organic maple syrup, as I love maple syrup.

  40. Susan says:

    I would love 1 litre of Organic Maple Syrup.

  41. Lori P says:

    I can think of 1001 uses for the Cosman & Webb Maple Sugar in addition to making old-fashioned oatmeal an extra special experience!

  42. Kathleen L says:

    The organic maple sugar is my favourite!

  43. Cathy C says:

    Maple syrup is so great to have on homemade waffles.

  44. Barrie Templeton says:

    Nothing like authentic Canadian maple syrup! This site is the only practical way to get this brand when you live on the Prairies! Banff isn’t an option for most of us. Distribution in the large cities would be a start.

  45. KT says:

    Would love to try their organic maple syrup. Love the packaging with the wooden top, and where can that white syrup growler be found?…because it’s awesome =)

  46. Amy Doyle says:

    That organic maple sugar looks fab

  47. Melanie Borhi says:

    I love real maple syrup so amazing Especially the candies and cookies you can create using this magical ingredient.

  48. Mmmmmm……. maple syrup 🙂 I would love to try this maple sugar too!

  49. Jasen H says:

    I am Subscribed.
    My favourite product is:

  50. Phyllis W. says:

    I would love to try the 100% pure organic maple syrup

  51. Mary Koehn says:
    These are so beautiful, and delicious to share!

  52. Elaine Buonsante says:

    I’d like to try the pure organic maple syrup shown at this link :

  53. Patricia Rosart says:

    I like the organic maple sugar

  54. cheryl mclellan says:

    I love the case of organic maple syrup, so I could share the love!

  55. Solomon Choi says:

    I will really enjoy the organic maple sugar!

  56. Tom D. says:

    I would like to try the organic maple sugar

  57. erin mcsweeney says:


  58. Shelley Nelson says:

    I always love the little jug packaging for maple syrup so my choice would be the ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP, 1LT

  59. CLC says:

    I’d take a litre, and use some of it in the making of maple pecan butter tarts.

  60. photomum says:

    I subscribe via email. I would love to win the case of maple syrup,,

  61. Debra says:

    I do like maple syrup, and would like their product so I can share with others. Like their packaging too!

  62. Lynn M says:

    I think these little bottles would make great stocking stuffers.

  63. Kimberley Hamilton says:

    Everything here sounds tooo tooo toooooo yummy!!
    I love the 1 litre jug because I could literally finish all of it myself!

  64. Vanessa L. says:

    I would love to bake with their organic maple sugar!

  65. Gary Smith says:

    My favourite item is ORGANIC MAPLE SYRUP, 1LT because you can never have too much of a good thing.

  66. krysta d says:

    I would love to try the maple sugar! I bet it would be yummy in coffee:)

  67. eric says:

    I like the Organic Maple Syrup, 500ml I also like the bottle

  68. Anna says:

    I love the design of their bottles. These look like a great gift idea

  69. Julia H says:

    I’m already a subscriber. 🙂 Here’s my fav: Love the cute jug-like container on this one.

  70. George Meek says:

    Yummy Yummy Maple-syrup in my tummy! So good!

  71. Toks W says:

    My favourite is this, love the glass bottles:

  72. Alison K says:

    I’m a Canadian Gift Guide subscriber. My favourite product on the Cosman & Webb website would be their Organic Maple Syrup, Case of 100ml

  73. Alison K says:

    Bonus @CosWebb Entry: Followed Cosman & Webb on Instagram and regrammed

  74. Brenda Lacourciere says: This one is my favorite because of the smaller bottles to share with friends and family.

  75. ikkinlala says:

    I would love to try their Maple Sugar

  76. Nicole Aben says:

    I would love to try their natural maple sugar in my coffee 🙂

  77. Danielle says:

    I would totally buy the case of 12 100ml to give away as gifts. Such cute bottles!

  78. Linda says:

    My favourite Cosman & Webb product is the organic maple syrup in 1L –

  79. Barb Bombardir
    Today at 1:52pm
    I would love to try your products. A maple syrup fan from way back……. my fb post on your page

  80. Looking forward to try this organic maple syrup and to give to loved ones as Christmas gifts.

  81. PAT says:

    We all love maple syrup Yummy

  82. Donnas says:

    I like the 1 litre organic maple syrup partly because of the jug it’s in.

  83. Edith Rennes says:

    I’d like to try the Organic Maple Syrup…..

  84. Dreena says:

    We love maple syrup. Here’s a size I would like:

  85. ginette4 says:

    Real maple syrup..yes please
    1Lt maple syrup

  86. vinci777 says:

    Yes, I subscribe by email. Like the stylish and colorful.
    Raine & Humble Reverse Jumper Print Aprons – $29.95 USD each @ French Studio Imports (or in-person at Bacci’s)
    Buying gifts Like to snag the tasty swag of maple syrup, too.

  87. bkick1 says:

    Real maple syrup please – a little goes a long way.

  88. K L McLean says:

    I am seriously nuts over dark amber maple syrup. I put it in a demitasse cup and dip a spoon in it for desert. I’m insane, I know. But it is so good!

  89. Holly says:

    I would like to try the maple sugar!

  90. Natalie says:

    I love the maple sugar. It adds such a special touch to the shortbread cookies I make for care packages when my soldier is deployed

  91. diane says:

    Love the 100 ml bottles of maple syrup sold by the case.

  92. Robert Kwalheim says:

    I like maple syrup anything. I haven’t seen Cosman & Webb in stores. I’ll be on the lookout and if not, I’ll try buying on line. Love the “Pure” and “Organic” aspect – a must try.

  93. laura feist says:

    I like maple syrup

  94. AliKira says:

    This would be the perfect sized bottle for my table:

  95. Kimber866 says:

    Canadian and organic – yes, please

  96. Jody Doncaster says:

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  97. Jody Doncaster says:

    I would love a jug of their 1L Organic!

  98. Victoria Ess says:

    I’d love their organic maple syrup!

  99. marla says:

    i would love to try their maple sugar

  100. CL Chin says:

    I want to try the maple sugar!

  101. crystal porter says:

    I would love to bake with the Organic Maple Sugar

  102. Jason Quarrie says:

    Doesn’t get better than maple sugar: I must try it!!

  103. beach650 says:

    Half a litre of organic maple syrup in this amazing packaging, yes please:

  104. Brenda Penton says:

    My favourite product is the 1 litre of maple syrup. Should last a while 🙂

  105. Jennifer Ouellette says:

    I’d love to try the organic maple syrup

  106. I’d love to try their maple sugar, that’s something I’ve never had the pleasure of trying before! (For shame, as I live on the East coast AKA maple syrup central..)

  107. Michelle says:
    A nice big bottle of organic maple syrup

  108. Tracy D says:

    I’m a subscriber. Who knew there were so many Maple Syrups! I’d try the 1L organic

  109. Karen Williams says:

    The produce is scrumptious and the glass bottle beautiful. I’d love the

  110. Wanda Bee says:

    I am a subscriber. My favourite product is the Organic Maple Syrup, 1LT at

  111. Wanda Bee says:

    I liked Cosman & Webb on Facebook and posted:

  112. Jordan w says:

    Nothing better than a big ol bottle of syrup!

  113. MARCIE says:

    big pancake fans for
    Sundays. so this product would be a welcomed addition to our Sunday brunch menu

  114. Allison Matz says:

    I think my favourity would be the maple sugar.

  115. Karen Melnychuk says:

    I would love to try the maple sugar

  116. Mary Anne says:

    Maple anything is my delight. What a fine choice of products you have!
    Mary Wyatt.

  117. MarionG says:

    Love maple syrup on pancakes and waffles, Maple cookies are great too.

  118. Toby says:

    We go through a lot! This looks sooo good!

  119. Tara Gauthier says:

    We love maple syrup but I would really like to try the sugar!

  120. julia g says:

    I am a subscriber. My favourite is the maple sugar:

  121. Angela Mitchell says:

    I’d like to try their Grade A Dark Amber:

  122. Sunshine G says:

    One can never turn down a good maple syrup!

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