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.
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 »
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 »
Since 1989, the Quebec Maple Syrup Producers has managed a Joint Plan regulating the production and marketing of maple syrup in Quebec.Read more »
Quebec produces 72%
of the world’s maple syrup.
Quebec produced 159 million pounds
of maple syrup in 2019.
Quebec’s maple syrup industry contributes
$800 million annually to Canada’s GDP.