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175 million pounds of maple syrup Almost four months after the official launch of the 2020 sugaring off season, the Québec Maple Syrup Producers, in partnership with the Maple Industry Council, have announced a new record for maple syrup production. This year’s harvest is estimated at more than 175 million pounds of maple syrup for […]

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Covid-19

For maple syrup delivery and classification at authorized buyers or in Laurierville, we must, by mutual agreement with the buyers, restrict plant access to only those people essential to their operation. Therefore, in addition to plant staff, only ACER Inspection Division classification teams will be admitted at the various authorized buyers. As a result and […]

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March 24 The government of Québec has ordered the closure of all nonessential businesses and other services from March 25 to April 13, 2020. Agricultural operations are however on the list of essential services and commercial activities, so they may continue operating. The following have been identified as priority areas : Food production (for example […]

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In these turbulent times, government directives concerning the COVID-19 pandemic will indefinitely affect Producer Services offered by the Producteurs et productrices acéricoles du Québec as well as future maple syrup classification. The Producteurs et productrices acéricoles du Québec organization has had to reduce its staff to a minimum. However, we want to reassure you that […]

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Lancement de la

A syrupy sweet tale worthy of celebration  The maple tapping ceremony, an annual industry tradition that officially kicks off the sugaring-off season, took on a festive air yesterday morning February 18 at the sugar bush in Quebec City’s Bois-de-Coulonge Park as attendees celebrated the 30th anniversary of the joint plan for maple production. André Lamontagne, […]

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Since late summer 2018, the organic farming sector has been bustling with activities to review the entire set of requirements for certifying organic products in Canada. The Canadian Organic Standard must be revised every five years. This revision is mandatory and helps ensure that our standard is always up to date and free of any […]

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159 millions pounds of maple syrup A late spring and cold temperatures did not interfere with Mother Nature’s generosity. This year Quebec’s 7,400 maple syrup businesses harvested more than 159 million pounds of maple syrup. That’s an average of 3.43 pounds per tap. According to the Québec Maple Syrup Producers, that’s reason to celebrate. In […]

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MAPAQ sets up diagnostic assistance program for maple syrup producers Following requests from the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, an initiative was set up by the Quebec Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food (MAPAQ) through the Agriconseils networks to offer financial assistance to maple syrup companies wishing to have access to a diagnosis to assess the […]

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