If you’ve always wondered how maple syrup was made, then check out this interesting “How it’s Made” segment. Video after the jump.
A maple syrup production farm is called a sugarbush or the sugarwoods. Sap is boiled in a “sugar shanty”, “sugar shack”, “sugarhouse” or “cabane à sucre”, a building which is louvered at the top to vent the steam from the boiling maple sap. Canada produces more than 80% of the world’s maple syrup. The province of Québec is by far the world’s largest producer (about 75% of the worldwide production)