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Officials say Vermont has produced a record amount of maple syrup this past year, thanks to an extended season with low temperatures and more people getting into the business or expanding their operations.
The drips of sap that flow from towering maple trees were plentiful this year, as the cold, wet spring weather in Ontario and Quebec created the perfect conditions for maple syrup production.
As much of central Canada experiences spring-like, record-high temperatures, some sap producers are worried that this year’s maple production season may be short and not-so-sweet.
Industry groups from Vermont to Michigan sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration protesting food labeled as maple that doesn't contain the real thing.
A late spring caused Canada's maple syrup production to fall for the second consecutive year in 2015 - and El Nino is threatening to put a dent in next spring's output as well.
Authorities in Keene, New Hampshire, were in for some sticky times when a load of maple syrup shifted in a tractor trailer and leaked very slowly all over a main highway.
A New Brunswick maple syrup processor has won an appeal court victory in his dispute with the marketing federation that controls syrup production in Quebec.
Maple syrup may be able to help in the fight against infection-causing bacteria, which could in turn aid in reducing the use of common antibiotics, new research suggests.
The sweet stuff just isn’t flowing. A harsh winter, followed by a cool spring, is causing problems for maple syrup production this year.
When shopping for maple syrup at the grocery store, consumers should read the label to be sure the product is 100 per cent pure.
Just like any other crop, maple syrup is at the mercy of Mother Nature, and the frigid winter hasn't been kind to Canadian sugar bush owners.