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Paper thin profits - supplying Cuba's cigar industry

Plough on
  • Crops and outcrops
  • Plough on
  • By hoof and hand
  • Size matters
  • Hung out to dry
  • Paper thin profits
  • Quality guaranteed
  • Cigar country
  • National pride

Plough on

Oxen are used to prepare the land for a wide range of crops. Tobacco is a popular choice; in 2003-4 farmers in this part of Cuba produced over 22,000 tonnes of tobacco leaf.



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