Ethanol Boom May Fuel Shortage Of Tequila

Tequila, drunk in shots and cocktails around the world, is named after a town in the western Mexican state of Jalisco. Mexican farmers are setting ablaze fields of blue agave, the cactus-like plant used to make the fiery spirit tequila, and resowing the land with corn as soaring U.S. ethanol demand pushes up prices.

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