Damian Hill of Shaver-Hill Maple (right) leads a seminar on maple coated nuts at the Lake Erie Maple Expo earlier this month.
The UVM 'sap cap' project at its onset in 2012, where the tops of saplings were tapped. The project has since been discontinued due to lack of equipment.
Quebec's Global Strategic Reserve of syrup is down to less than 15 million pounds.
A UVM survey shows that there is much capacity for more sap selling in the industry.