Maple Syrup Producing

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THE SWEET START OF MAPLE SYRUP!

Maple syrup is one of the oldest natural food products produced in North America. Native Americans were the ones who found this amazing discovery of a flavorful natural sweetener.

WHO IS INVOLVED IN IT?

Algonquin's and the other Native American tribes of Northeast United States and Southeast Canada, first showed French and British settlers how to draw the sap of maple sugar and reduce it into a sweet, thick liquid known today as maple syrup.

WHEN DOES THE ACTIVITY TAKE PLACE EACH YEAR?

The harvesting of maple syrup takes place at the first sign of spring's thaw each year.(Which means that maple syrup's harvest begins in late February) Since weather is an important part in harvesting maple syrup, the harvesters have to be aware of it because if the weather is just right, they will get a good round of it.

HOW MUCH MAPLE SYRUP COMES FORM CANADA?

Canada produces 71% of the world’s pure maple syrup, 91% of it is produced in Quebec. Canada’s maple syrup producing regions are in the provinces of Quebec ( which is Canada's primary producer), Ontario, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and Nova Scotia. There are more than 8,600 maple syrup businesses in Canada!