Maple syrup season brings challenges for Canada's "sugar shacks"

Apr 7, 2021
The shacks that traditionally offer an indoor, communal dining experience have had to go to a "take-home" model during COVID.
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Canada's iconic maple syrup may face climate change challenges

Jul 1, 2020
It's made with sap harvested from sugar maple trees — and those trees may be threatened by rising temperatures.
Délices Érable & Cie, in Montreal, carries 360 different maple-based products. A changing climate changes the long-term prospects for Canada's sugar maples.
Emma Jacobs

Maple syrup's rise in the black market

Aug 17, 2016
Yes, this is really happening.
Who knew there'd be so much controversy over a classic pancake topping?

Tapping the money behind maple syrup

Feb 28, 2014
Behind the sweet stuff is a multi-million dollar industry, black markets, and OPEC-like regulation.