Established in 1989 in Irlande, a small town in the heart of the Appalachians, Produit de l’érable St-Ferdinand B offers a diverse range of top quality maple products.
Created especially for the international market, the Black Shank brand rose from expertise developed over the years and has only one objective : to offer maple products with unique flavours in beautiful and contemporary packaging.
Black Shank, or “jarret noir” in French, was the name given to Beaucerons in the 19th century. Located on the south shore of Quebec City, the Beauce region produces most of the Quebec maple syrup. To get to the ferry from the St-Lawrence river leading to Quebec City, the Beaucerons had to cross muddy black earth fields and were then easily recognizable in the city, hence their nickname “black shank”. Our brand Black Shank is therefore a tribute to these builders.
Our company has several certifications in order to ensure the consistent quality of our products: