2021 Tap Allocation
7 Million New Taps
Québec Maple Syrup Producers (QMSP) announced in June 2021 that it would issue 7 million new taps for start-up and expansion projects this year. On December 15, the organization continued this exciting process with draws and allocations of the taps. As a result, the total number in production will rise to almost 57 million taps in the province’s maple forests within three years.
Distribution of the 7 million taps
October 16 – December 14, 2021: Application Evaluation Period
December 15, 2021: Allocation of Quotas
December 2021 – February 2024: Installation of New Taps