Successful tobacco campaign reported in western Cuba
According to the agricultural specialist of the Tabacuba group in Pinar del Rio, Virginio Morales, there they accumulate 85 percent of the collection plan planned to date.
He added that a total of 102 selected and 13 micro-selected with around 3,400 workers are engaged in the processing of the leaf, and 2,445 tons are reached. Since the end of December, more than a thousand workers have been incorporated into this work.
In the western region of the country, most of the tobacco leaf dedicated to the layer of Premium cigars is harvested, handmade, for export, a luxury product claimed in most international markets.