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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 the Régie des marchés agricoles et alimentaires du Québec of June 7, 2016, the PPAQ issue 40,000 taps of new quotas […]

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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 countries, it represents more than 400 million dollars. The largest import markets for maple syrup are the United States, Germany, Japan, the […]

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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 2019. The marketing conditions in effect are therefore those of last year, except for the two new elements:   The price of bulk maple syrup […]

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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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An opportunity to recognize Quebec’s maple syrup producers  for their economic contribution  At the Bois-de-Coulonge sugar bush in the heart of Québec City, Samuel Poulin, Member for Beauce-Sud and Parliamentary Assistant to the Premier (youth), tapped a maple tree this morning in the presence of representatives of the Producteurs et productrices acéricoles du Québec (PPAQ) to […]

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November 8, 2018 All maple producers holding a quota are invited to the first semi-annual meeting of the Federation and the Joint plan. This meeting will be devoted to the study of resolutions. One of these is the name change proposal of the Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec (Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Produceurs) […]

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2018 Gilles-Gauvreau Tribute Award : Gérald Morin Awarded since 2012, the Gilles-Gauvreau Tribute Award honors one or more maple syrup producers who has committed and contributed remarkably to the maple trade union life, which through its actions has helped to advance and shine maple syrup production in Quebec. On May 29th, during the banquet evening […]

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This spring, Quebec’s 13,700 maple producers harvested 118 million pounds of maple syrup using 46.8 million taps, for an average yield of 2.52 pounds per tap, which is low in comparison to previous years. Most of this production (89%) is for bulk sale. The rest will be sold on the retail market. In the record […]

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