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A LONG HISTORY AND STILL LOTS TO LEARN

There’s Even More to Love About Maple!

What mysteries lie behind Incredible Maple? Tradition. Memories. Emotions. And there’s a great story, too. Come back with us in time for some of the great moments in maple history.

Did you know that Québec exports maple to over 50 countries? More and more people around the world are falling in love with maple. (We’re pretty sure we know why!) And maple syrup, with all its natural properties, is the serious subject of scientific research in Québec and abroad.

A recent study revealed that the maple forests under production are the source of environmental benefits valuable to the planet. They provide ecological goods and services essential to human well-being, amounting to an estimated annual worth of $1 Billion. An unsung natural hero!

Every school year, students learn these and many other aspects of maple in our educational programs. We can bring a fun learning experience right to your school. Find out more here.


Maple from Québec

The Fédération des producteurs acéricoles du Québec (FPAQ) represents 11,300 maple producers who proudly promote the Érable du Québec brand here at home and support the efforts of the Canadian maple industry to raise international awareness of maple products and the Maple from Canada brand.

It’s Sugaring Season!

At the Sugar Shack

Chefs


Maple, in all its forms, has an open invitation to the greatest tables, as it never fails to bring with it a hint of audacity and a host of pleasures. And many have adopted it as their own: Chefs, bakers, brewers, winemakers, ice cream makers, and caterers use maple with a passion… because it’s an exceptional product that invites them to reinvent themselves. Incredible maple!

More about Maple

Maple syrup comes in four classifications, according to colour and taste.

At the start of sugaring season, syrup is generally clear, with a lightly sweet taste. It becomes darker and caramelized as the season goes on.

An unopened can of maple syrup keeps for many years.

Once the can is opened, syrup should be kept in an airtight container in a cool place.

100% pure maple butter contains no butter or dairy.

Like all 100% pure maple products, maple butter comes from the sap of the maple tree… and that’s all.

The Science Behind Maple

Researchers are learning about the natural composition of maple syrup and its potential benefits to human health. Find out what they know!