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Maple syrup season underway in Quebec

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Maple syrup season underway in Quebec

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The Canadian Press

Posted March 10, 2021 9: 48 am

Early Newspaper

The warm temperatures over the closing few days hang enabled 11,300 Quebec maple syrup producers to begin harvesting maple sap, acknowledged the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (PPAQ).

Last three hundred and sixty five days’s maple syrup production shattered data with 175 million kilos, largely attributable to beneficial weather circumstances, according to PPAQ.

Quebec equipped 73 per cent of world maple syrup production during the 2020 season and the Quebec industry seen a 14 per cent increase in sales and 22 per cent in exports in comparison with 2019.

Ninety per cent of Canada’s 131 million kilos in maple syrup exports comes from Quebec maple syrup areas.

On the choice hand, the COVID-19 pandemic has hit a trim number of sugar shacks in Quebec at the coronary heart of closing three hundred and sixty five days’s seasonal top.

This three hundred and sixty five days, whereas the pandemic is composed raging, they hang got the chance to market their products in a different way in collaboration with food chains.

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