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True Story: Heist at Canada's Strategic Maple Syrup Reserve


We in New Hampshire tend to think of ourselves as living in the heart of maple syrup country –in reality, Canada is by far the largest producer. Seventy-five percent of the world’s supply is tapped in the province of Quebec alone. News of a recent – and rather daring heist at Canada’s strategic maple syrup reserve had us wondering what happened and, since when does Canada have a strategic maple syrup reserve? Jordan Weissman answered those sticky questions in an article for the Atlantic magazine – he joins us to fill us in.

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