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$30-million worth of maple syrup goes missing

Quebec police are searching for a thief with a sweet tooth after millions worth of maple syrup went missing from a warehouse.

During a routine check at the St-Louis-de-Blandford warehouse, it was discovered that around 10 million pounds of syrup is missing. It was worth some $30 million.

The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers initially tried to keep the news quiet, hoping police could solve the crime quickly.

All maple syrup inventories are insured so there will be no loss to producers. Quebec produces around 70 to 80 per cent of the world’s maple syrup.

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