Young Entrepreneurs

You are under 40 years old and want a maple syrup quota? Check out how to qualify in our "Young Entrepreneurs" section.

Sign up for our newsletter

Receive our Info-Sirop magazine by mail and do not miss out on maple news by subscribing to our newsletter.

Regulations

Did you know that in Quebec a maple producer can sell directly to consumers its maple syrup in small containers without having a production quota?

Production Overview

Quebec is home to 11,300 maple syrup producers who operate in 7,400 businesses with quotas. They are proud to produce Quebec’s “liquid gold” and to contribute some $800 million annually to Canada’s economy.

Quotas for young maple producers!

April 23, 2019

40,000 taps offered now!   People under 40 years of age have until June 15, 2019 to submit their application for a quota to the young entrepreneur component. As stipulated in the decision of th...

Learn more »

Record exports in 2018

April 09, 2019

New record for Canadian maple product exports Canadian exports of maple products around the world reached a new record in 2018. A total of 106.42 million pounds were exported to more than 60 countrie...

Learn more »

The 2019 Marketing Agreement is approved

April 04, 2019

Conditions similar to last year, except for two elements   On March 28, 2019, the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec approved the Maple Syrup Marketing Agreement, season 2...

Learn more »

Production

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 »

Quality

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 250,000 barrels of maple syrup.

Read more »

Marketing

Since 1989, the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has managed a Joint Plan regulating the production and marketing of maple syrup in Quebec.

Read more »
Card

Quebec produces 72%
of the world’s maple syrup.

Card

Quebec produced 118 million pounds
of maple syrup in 2018.

Card

Quebec’s maple syrup industry contributes
$800 million annually to Canada’s GDP.

The sites of the PPAQ

Logo
Logo
Logo
Follow us!
Sign up for our newsletter
© 2019 Producteurs et productrices acéricoles du Québec. All rights reserved.