What is the Price of Bulk Maple Sugar?
Wondering how the price of bulk maple sugar is set? Like most agricultural products, maple syrup is a commodity. With 65-70% of the world’s maple syrup produced in Quebec, sugar makers there banded together to form The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers. In 2000, they became the exclusive sales agent for bulk maple syrup and continue to be today.Read More »
The Federation sets floor prices for syrup in Quebec, and sugar makers in the other maple producing regions follow these prices. In a short crop year, the price can increase due to high demand and low supply.
Because maple syrup is the sole ingredient in maple sugar, when maple syrup prices rise, so too will maple sugar prices.
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