Maple Syrup Producing
- Canada produces 71% of the world’s pure maple syrup
- There are more than 8,600 maple syrup businesses in Canada
- Canadian maple syrup is exported to approximately 50 countries
- In 2007, Canada produced 67.6 million pounds of maple syrup yet exported 67.7 to the U.S.
Maple syrup producing industries create many jobs across Canada. A job in Bas-Saint-Laurent is the same as 22 jobs in Montreal. Not only does maple syrup industries create jobs it is also a very wealthy industry.