This spring, Quebec’s 13,700 maple syrup producers harvested a record 152.2 million pounds of maple syrup from 44.2 million taps. Never have Quebec producers produced so much maple syrup. In 2016, 148 million pounds were harvested, beating the 2013 record of 120 million pounds. The Bas-Saint-Laurent/Gaspésie region had the best yields this year, with 3.89 pounds of maple syrup per tap—a new high for the easternmost region!
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