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Frieday Fact: Yanks Like Tequila (a lot)

October 22, 2010

According to the Mexican National Chamber for the Tequila Industry 135 million liters of Tequila were exported in 2009 - and most of it heads north. Nearly 108 million liters crossed the border, representing almost 80 percent of all Tequila exports. That's a lot of shots and margaritas, folks. How about over 3.6 BILLION?
Ready for some shots in Guadalajara
The top five Tequila importing (drinking and/or consuming) countries also might surprise you. Here's how they stacked up in 2009: 1. United States (108 million liters) 2. Germany (5.9 million) 3. Spain (3.1 million) 4. France (2.3 million) 5. Japan (1.4 million)


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