Jose Cuervo Agave Plant Harvesting and Tequila Production

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A worker inspects the sugar quantity of the mash in a tequila tank at... News PhotoAbundance,Agriculture,Alcohol,Craftsperson,Crop,Distillation,Distillery,Drink,Drinking,Examining,Farm,Field,Finance,Guadalajara - Mexico,Harvesting,Horizontal,Mash - Food State,Mashed Potatoes,Mexico,North America,Occupation,Sugar,The Americas,USAPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA worker inspects the sugar quantity of the mash in a tequila tank at the Tequila Cuervo La Rojena S.A. de C.V., maker of Jose Cuervo, distillery plant in Guadalajara, Mexico, on Thursday, Nov. 22 2012. There are more than 200 types of agave in Mexico, but use of the blue agave plant was made compulsory in the last century to the issuance of the Official Mexican Standard for Tequila production. Photographer: Susana Gonzalez/Bloomberg via Getty Images