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The quotas for 40,000 young entrepreneurs taps that would normally have been issued in 2020 will be rolled over into 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with the agreement of Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec (“Régie”). That means PPAQ will be issuing quotas for a total of 80,000 taps in 2021. Applicants […]

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The Québec Maple Syrup Producers fall promo campaign for the Érable du Québec generic brand kicked off this week, featuring actor Claude Legault. We’re emphasizing maple’s versatility in lesser-known ways, like in coffee, soup, or your favourite spaghetti sauce, reminding Québecers that maple is good in everything! This push will enjoy major visibility, lasting all […]

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Take a look back at QMSP’s highlights and achievements of the past financial year. Each year, Québec Maple Syrup Producers proudly presents an accounting of our most recent activities to producers at the Annual General Meeting. While this year’s AGM has been postponed to November 2020, we have completed production of the 2019 annual and […]

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Don aux BAQ

Following this year’s record production of 175 million pounds of maple syrup in Québec, Producteurs et productrices acéricoles du Québec (PPAQ) is giving back to the community in the form of a gift of 10,560 cans of maple syrup—worth an estimated $75,000—to Banques alimentaires du Québec (BAQ). The syrup will be distributed throughout the province […]

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Érablière

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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