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Sat Sep 1, 2012, 09:51 AM

Quick! Gimme the maple syrup !!!!

from the Toronto Star:

Maple syrup heist threatens Quebec’s reserve of Canada’s sweetest export

Emily Jackson
Staff Reporter

Maple syrup burglars left behind only empty barrels and questions after pilfering from Quebec’s maple syrup reserves last week.

The heist was discovered during a routine inventory check at the St-Louis-de-Blandford warehouse, the Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers’ temporary storage facility for 10 million pounds of Canada’s sweetest export.

Worth $30 million, there was enough maple syrup in the warehouse to fill one and a half Olympic-sized swimming pools, or about 3.75 million litres, federation director Anne-Marie Granger Godbout said.

That would fill about 7.5 million bottles on grocery store shelves. ...................(more)

The complete piece is at: http://www.thestar.com/news/canada/article/1249877--maple-syrup-heist-threatens-quebec-s-reserve-of-canada-s-sweetest-export

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MineralMan Sep 2012 #1

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Sat Sep 1, 2012, 11:17 AM

1. Sweet! nt

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