Quebec is home to 13,500 maple syrup producers who operate in 7,300 businesses with quotas. They are proud to produce Quebec’s “liquid gold” and to contribute some $750 million annually to Canada’s economy.
Maple syrup is only produced in North America and mainly in Quebec. Maple syrup producers in Quebec have developed unique know-how and technology allowing them to improve production conditions and improve the quality of their maple syrup.Read more »
Quebec is the only place in the world where maple syrup delivered in barrels is systematically inspected by an independent company. Every year, quality inspectors check, inspect, and grade over 200,000 barrels of maple syrup.Read more »
Since 1989, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has managed a Joint Plan regulating the production and marketing of maple syrup in Quebec.Read more »
Quebec produces 71% of the world’s maple syrup.
Quebec produced 107.2 million pounds of maple syrup in 2015.
Quebec’s maple syrup industry contributes $750 million annually to Canada’s GDP.
Quebec maple syrup producers received $288 million in payments for the 2015-2016 marketing year—an all-time high. This feat was made possible by the sale of an unprecedented 104.3 million pounds of ...Learn more »
The Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec will hear the Federation on March 22 about the request to increase the quota by 2.35 million taps . The taps granted will be distributed...Learn more »
Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec (FPAQ) and Union des producteurs agricoles (UPA) sharply criticize the Gagné Report for its lack of seriousness, objectivity, analysis, and economi...Learn more »