Jose Cuervo Agave Plant Harvesting and Tequila Production

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A worker removes tequila agave plant cores, also known as blue agave,... News PhotoAgave,Agriculture,Alcohol,Apple Core,Blue,Craftsperson,Crop,Distillation,Distillery,Drink,Drinking,Farm,Field,Finance,Guadalajara - Mexico,Harvesting,Mexico,North America,Occupation,Oven,Removing,The Americas,USA,VerticalPhotographer Collection: Bloomberg 2012 BloombergA worker removes tequila agave plant cores, also known as blue agave, from an oven 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