TIL that maple syrup was promoted in the 1800s as a slavery-free alternative to cane sugar: “Suffer not your cup to be sweetened by the blood of slaves.”

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2011/11/making-the-grade-why-the-cheapest-maple-syrup-tastes-best/239133/

TIL that maple syrup was promoted in the 1800s as a slavery-free alternative to cane sugar: "Suffer not your cup to be sweetened by the blood of slaves." from todayilearned

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