Vermont Maple Sugar Makers honor Sam Cutting IV as 2010 Maple Person of the Year

first_imgDakin Farm,Sam Cutting, IV, President of Dakin Farm, was honored with the coveted ‘2010 Maple Person of the Year Award,’ on January 25, 2010. The Vermont Maple Industry Council– a group of industry leaders who protect and promote the branding of pure Vermont Maple products — presents this annual award each year to an individual who has made significant contributions to Vermont’s Maple industry.Cutting has been a high-profile member of Vermont’s Maple industry for over ten years. A former treasurer and marketing consultant to the Vermont Maple Foundation, he currently serves as vice chairman of the Vermont Maple Industry Council and has recently been elected to the Vermont Agricultural Development Board. Additionally, for the past four years, Cutting has been chairman of Operation Vermont Maple Sweetness; a campaign to send as much as 8,000 pints of syrup to American troops stationed overseas, especially in Iraq and Afghanistan in 2010.‘I am greatly honored to be Maple Person of the Year,’ Cutting said. ‘Preserving Vermont’s Maple industry has held great presence in my life and I will continue to work and uphold Vermont’s Maple standards with all of my maple colleagues for years to come.’###Dakin Farm is a multi-channel retailer of pure Vermont Maple Syrup, smoked meat, cheese and other Vermont Specialty Food. For more information visit www.dakinfarm.com(link is external)last_img