Mexico’s Tequila Makers May Halt Production

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

By Doug Lazy on March 7, 2018

379350 06: A shot of tequila is poured September 28, 2000 at La Hacienda in El Paso, Texas. Up to 40 percent of the firms making Mexico's tequila may halt production because of a chronic shortage of their main raw ingredient, the cactus-like agave plant. With the increase of tequila's popularity the demand has past the amount of supply. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

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