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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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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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  Function Region Serge Beaulieu President Montérégie-Ouest Luc Goulet  First Vice President Côte-du-Sud Éric Bouchard Second Vice President Mauricie Normand Foisy Fourth Member Outaouais – Laurentides Marcel Larochelle Fifth Member Beauce François Béliveau Director Montérégie-Ouest Guy Breault Director Lanaudière Dany Fortier Director Centre-du-Québec Alain Gauthier Director Québec – Rive-Nord David Hall Director Montérégie-Est Justin Plourde […]

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Recognition of outstanding leadership As part of the International Maple Syrup Institute (IMSI) Annual Conference, held from October 21 to October 24, 2019 in the State of Minnesota, USA, Julie Barbeau, Innovation and Market Development Advisor at the Québec Maple Syrup Producers (PPAQ), received the prestigious Lynn Reynolds Award. This award, presented annually by the […]

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