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Latest Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers Stories

2014-03-18 08:34:24

New Animal Laboratory Studies Confirm that not all Sugars are Created Equal NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 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...

2013-06-17 20:21:28

LONGUEUIL, QC, June 17, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The weather cooperated with the maple run this year, creating just the right temperatures to get the sap flowing throughout March and April in all of Quebec's maple-producing regions. The result is a bumper year for maple syrup. With the sole exception of the week of March 14-21, where even Quebec's maples were granted a week's rest, the exceptional conditions of slight freezing at night and thawing during the day, with temperatures rarely...

2013-05-23 16:27:36

An all-new product that offers the same experience as drinking straight from the tree LONGUEUIL, QC, May 23, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - 100% pure, NAPSI-certified maple water from the 2013 harvest is now available for consumers to buy. Announced by the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (FPAQ) in February, the arrival of this innovative new product in shops has already generated a lot of interest. This plant-based water was originally used by First Nations people as a tonic and...

2012-08-30 10:26:45

LONGUEUIL, QC, Aug. 30, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - Following a routine inventory check, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers noted as missing a large quantity of maple syrup held temporarily in the St-Louis-de-Blandford warehouse. An investigation has been placed with the Sureté du Québec (SQ) which immediately secured and began to monitor the area. In collaboration with the SQ as well as an external auditing firm, the Federation is currently evaluating...

2011-09-13 04:54:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 from Canada yielded significantly better results in liver function tests than the control groups fed a...

2011-04-01 04:35:00

NEW YORK, April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 maple compounds may inhibit enzymes relevant in Type 2 diabetes...

2010-03-24 07:07:00

NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 21 at the American Chemical Society's Annual Meeting. To view the multimedia assets...

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2010-03-22 07:49:18

Most are disease-fighting anti-oxidants Before you dig in to your next stack of French toast or waffles, you might want to pour on pure maple syrup. That's because University of Rhode Island researcher Navindra Seeram, who specializes in medicinal plant research, has found more than 20 compounds in maple syrup from Canada that have been linked to human health, 13 of which are newly discovered in maple syrup. In addition, eight of the compounds have been found in the Acer (maple) family for...