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The Cuba Thaw Will Be Big for America's Frozen Chickens

Poultry producers see a familiar, hungry, and very convenient market—once trade restrictions are eased.

Less than 100 miles off the U.S. coast sits an island nation that can’t feed itself. Cuba, which imports as much as 80 percent of its food, has developed a huge appetite for American chicken, despite the decades-long trade embargo. That's why few businesses are quite as excited about normalized relations as poultry producers in Georgia, Alabama, and Arkansas.

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