Video Duration 02 minutes 42 seconds

Canada: Quebec maple syrup producers facing huge fines

Maple syrup is an occasional treat for most people. Canada’s Quebec province produces 80 percent of the syrup consumed around the world, largely through a strict system of quotas and price controls.

Maple syrup is an occasional treat for most people.

Canada’s Quebec province produces 80 percent of the syrup consumed around the world, largely through a strict system of quotas and price controls.

But some farmers who want to opt out are facing huge fines.