Health & Lifestyle

The Federal Government invests in Maple syrup

(Shefford) The Department of Agriculture and agri-food of the Canada announced Tuesday morning by the voice of Pierre Breton, MP for Shefford, a grant of 1.2 M$ for the development in the maple industry in order to assert the maple products on the international market and Canadian, the program growing forward 2.

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(Shefford) The Department of Agriculture and agri-food of the Canada announced Tuesday morning by the voice of Pierre Breton, MP for Shefford, a grant of 1.2 M$ for the development in the maple industry in order to assert the maple products on the international market and Canadian, the program growing forward 2.

The Federation of Maple producers received $ 965 000 in the last two years to demonstrate that sugar and maple syrup are sweeteners products of high quality. In the past, it is already revealed the presence of antioxidants, named quebecols, as they are anywhere else. Research continues to dig deeper on the composition on Maple syrup.

Centre ACER has to him received a contribution of $ 269,000 for the development of SpectrAcer, a technology set up the classification of maple syrup to do more quickly, accurately. The automated system has already been tested on a large scale last spring.

Article published in The Canadian Maple Industry

Source : http://www.lapresse.ca/la-voix-de-lest/actualites/201611/08/01-5039025-le-federal-investit-dans-le-sirop-derable.php