Harvesting honey becomes big business in Cuba

Cuban Honey, Sweet for Export and Bitter for Nationals

HAVANA, June 10 th In Cuba’s countryside, the honey industry is reaping sweet rewards. Honey has now surpassed sugar and coffee as one of the key agricultural exports.

For years Cuba was unable to import pesticides and learned to produce its honey without using chemicals. Today that setback has turned into a strength as their organic honey is a hit around the world. Take a look at these images of the business that’s creating a big “buzz.”