The Dough in Trading with Cuba

Cubans are sampling bread made with Dakota grain. It's a taste U.S. farmers hope Washington will sharpen by easing trade restrictions

By Cynthia Carris Alonso

The workers at the state-owned Haricub wheat mill in Regla, Cuba, were tired but happy on July 24. They had been working all night baking bread with a newly arrived shipment of spring wheat from North Dakota. The wheat was part of a 15,000-ton shipment that also included barley, flour, and green and yellow peas.

Alonso has been covering Cuba since 1992

Edited by Cristina Lindblad

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