Maple Syrup Producing

Geography

Facts

  • 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.

Locations

Canada’s maple syrup producing regions are located in the provinces of Quebec (primary producer), Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Soctia.

Jobs

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.