Press Releases

Ecosystem Benefits of Maple Syrup from Quebec: $844M of Motivation on Your Breakfast Table

April 2016

New study reveals value of maple forest ecosystem goods and services – and potential for the future QUEBEC, April 22, 2016 – Pour a little maple syrup from Quebec on your pancakes or in your coffee, contribute to the preservation of ecosystem goods and services for our planet. That’s a lot to accomplish before breakfast is done.Evaluation of Ecosystem Goods and Services related to the Quebec…

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Could a Pure Maple Syrup Extract Be Tapped for Better Brain Health?

March 2016

San Diego, CA – March, 14 2016 – As part of a two-day symposium at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society, a group of international scientists shared promising results of 24 studies exploring the beneficial effects of natural products on the prevention of neurodegenerative diseases, particularly Alzheimer’s disease. For the first time at this symposium, real maple syrup was included among the healthful,…

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NAPSI-Certified Maple Water Expands Reach in North America

May 2014

NEW YORK – May 8, 2014 – This sugaring season, more consumers in North America can enjoy NAPSI-certified pure maple water. Developed and exclusively available in Canada last year, the NAPSI certification is the only quality seal to date ensuring consumers get the authentic sugar bush experience. Now in its second year in Canada, a few NAPSI-certified brands are expanding distribution into the U.S. Available…

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Could Maple Syrup be a Better Choice in Controlling Blood Sugar?

March 2014

There is more good news about pure maple syrup. Researchers from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Japan joined together on March 16 at the annual meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), in Dallas, Texas, for a full-day symposium devoted to a number of studies that examined potential new health benefits found in maple syrup and other natural sweeteners. One study found that maple syrup…

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Maple: A winning teammate!

January 2014


One of the best sources of natural sugar for athletes, aiding in their training, performance and recovery, flows from our very own trees. As part of its Fueled by nature™ program, Quebec Maple Products has teamed up with international athlete and nutritionist Ariane Lavigne and they are now working together toward the snowboarder's Olympic dream.

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Think Outside the Griddle with Maple Syrup from Canada

October 2013


The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers is calling all food bloggers and maple enthusiasts to enter its first-ever recipe contest in the U.S., starting today and culminating on October 31, 2013. The “Think Outside the Griddle” contest challenges foodies to create an original one-pot meal with pure maple syrup, including an idea for bringing life back to the leftovers for a second meal.

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Celebrate National Maple Syrup Day December 17

December 2012

December 17, 2012 marks National Maple Syrup Day, a perfect time to celebrate the all-natural sweetener‘s culinary versatility and health benefits. Pure maple syrup from Canada is not only delicious in a range of holiday dishes from sweet to savory, but also offers great health benefits, perfect as an energy source for your daily workout.

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Researchers Uncover A Potential New Benefit of Pure Maple Syrup on Liver Health

September 2011

NEW YORK – September 13, 2011 – New research conducted at the University of Tokyo suggests that pure maple syrup may promote a healthy liver. The pilot study, conducted by Dr. Keiko Abe of the University of Tokyo’s Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, showed that healthy laboratory rats fed a diet in which some of the carbohydrate was replaced with pure maple syrup…

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Could Maple Syrup From Canada Be the Next Champion Food?

April 2011

New York – April 1, 2011 - There’s more good news about pure maple syrup from the University of Rhode Island (URI). Researchers there have now identified 54 compounds in maple syrup from Canada, double the amount previously reported, and many with antioxidant activity and potential health benefits. In laboratory studies, they acted as anti-cancer and anti-inflammatory agents. Initial studies also suggest that…

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Maple Syrup Study Finds 20 Disease-Fighting Anti-Oxidants in Pure Canadian Maple Syrup

March 2010

NEW YORK – March 24, 2010 – In a new research study conducted by the University of Rhode Island, Dr. Navindra Seeram discovered more than 20 compounds linked to human health in Canadian maple syrup, 13 of which were discovered for the first time in maple syrup.  Seeram, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences in URI's College of Pharmacy, unveiled his findings Sunday, March…

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