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Maple Syrup Fiasco Strikes Quebec

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  Maple Syrup Fiasco Strikes Quebec Saturday, September 15, 2012 By Renuka Kannappan Maple syrup is a natural sweetener used all over the world to accompany pancakes, bacon and French toast. But what if the world ran out of maple syrup? On Friday, August 31st, news broke that thieves had stolen 30 million dollars’s worth of Quebec’s strategic maple syrup reserves. That’s more than a quarter of the province’s extra supply. During a routine inventory check at a warehouse about 100 miles northeast of Montreal, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers noticed scores of empty barrels. These barrels — more...

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