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Paper thin profits - supplying Cuba's cigar industry

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

Size matters

As the plants grow, the field hands, knows as vegueros, pick off small shoots at the top of the plant to encourage lower leaves to grow larger.



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