Maple syrup : a few figures

In 2009, Quebec accounts for 77,3% of the world's total maple syrup production. The remainder comes from the north-eastern United States 18,1% and the other canadian provinces 4,6%.

In Canada, Quebec is the main syrup-producing province, with 90,8% of the national total; the remaining 9,2% is produced in Ontario 5,4%, New Brunswick 3,5%, and Nova Scotia 0,4%.


Quebec also continues to be the leading maple products exporter of total export sales.

The following table shows the main export buyers for maple products.

 

 

Country

 

Transactions of sales of canadian maple syrup at export

In CAD$      

Total: 233 738 249 

USA

156 029 130  

Japan

24 612 437

Germany

15 418 107

United-Kingdom

10 130 850

France

   6 201 111

Australia

   5 400 628

Others

10 946 086

These figures shed light on the export-oriented nature of the Canadian maple industry. Tighter quality controls at the production level would ensure the uniformity and high quality of both maple products and industry practices.

 

 

Maple syrup : a few figures