Festival participants tour tobacco plantations

Havana -The holding of the 22nd Habano Festival has among Tuesday's priorities the tour of the delegates from 70 countries to the plantations where the tobacco leaf is harvested.

This is precisely one of the most anticipated activities by the attendees who, in several groups, visit the tobacco plantation and talk with producers, many of them practically legendary growers.

Seedbeds, the 'despalillo' process, layer lands and curing houses are some of the most demanded scenarios this time in western San Antonio de los Baños municipality.

The visit draws visitors' attraction for learning how tobacco is produced and how it continues to set guidelines among the most demanding smokers.

Another element is the strong anti-smoking campaigns, with a strong impact in Europe, scene of higher cigar sales.

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