Tequila Shortage NPR's Joanne Silberner reports on the shortage of one of tequila's main ingredients. There was a glut in the industry a decade ago, so farmers stopped planting. Now that demand for the drink has returned, Mexican planters are racing to catch up. American fans of tequila may eventually feel the pinch at the cash register.
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Tequila Shortage

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Tequila Shortage

Tequila Shortage

Tequila Shortage

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NPR's Joanne Silberner reports on the shortage of one of tequila's main ingredients. There was a glut in the industry a decade ago, so farmers stopped planting. Now that demand for the drink has returned, Mexican planters are racing to catch up. American fans of tequila may eventually feel the pinch at the cash register.