The comic outlines the history of and controversy surrounding the existence of the reserve and the organization behind it. The Federation of Quebec Maple Syrup Producers (French acronym: FPAQ) has existed since 1966, and regulates the production and marketing of maple syrup in Quebec. The FPAQ is a legal cartel that exists ostensibly to protect buyers and sellers from huge price fluctuations.
Syrup smugglers are an issue…and so are thefts. Like this one.
An Illustrated Account of the Great Maple Syrup Heist [Modern Farmer]
More Culinary Fare On Sony Menu: Studio Buys Maple Syrup Heist Pic For Jason Segel [Deadline Hollywood]