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How waffle! Thieves snatch millions of dollars worth of maple syrup

September 3, 2012 by

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Talk about sticky-fingered thieves. They’ve struck in Quebec, snatching millions of dollars worth of maple syrup from a warehouse in Saint-Louis-de-Blandford, a rural area between Montreal and Quebec City. Up to 10 million pounds of syrup was in the warehouse, Canadian media reported, citing a statement from the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers, which […]

Bernard Coleman Gets Probation For Selling Fake Maple Syrup

June 14, 2012 by

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Getting your hands on the good stuff may be harder than you think. Particularly if by good stuff you mean some authentic Vermont Maple Syrup. A Rhode Island man was sentenced to two years of probation Wednesday for selling a sugary mixture and marketing it as Vermont maple syrup, the Boston Globe reports (h/t the […]

Vermont’s REAL Food Safety Issue

April 19, 2012 by

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By Terry Wanzek  The “heads” side of every quarter pictures a famous farmer: George Washington. Among the 50 states represented on the “tails” side, however, only Vermont shows a farmer: He’s tapping maple trees for syrup. So it would be a special shame if Vermont’s legislators were to pass a bill that would hurt farmers […]

Maple syrup production thwarted by nice weather

March 13, 2012 by

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A recent Boston Globe article about the beautiful warm weather taking a toll on maple syrup production really hit home. Our beautiful almost snowless winter, that has made morning commutes easy and eased the burden of towns snow removal budget, has taken a toll on maple syrup production. Most farmers have never seen anything like […]