The LW Treecare Blog

Fancy an energy drink? I'd prefer a birch

For just two to three weeks of the year, forests across the northern hemisphere fill with a silent burst of activity as hundreds of litres of sap rise daily up through each mature birch tree in preparation for the spring. Now companies are tapping into this, quite literally, to produce a drink hailed as the next so-called superfood, or “superdrink” – birch water. Tapping the sap There’s nothing new about birch water. A traditional drink and medicinal ingredient in parts of Ca