RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Mexico's most emblematic drink celebrated World Tequila Day (July 24) amid production and export records, a reflection of its growing international appreciation despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
Production of the beverage increased by 6% in 2020 to a historic 374 million liters. In the first half of 2021 alone, it accumulated an annual growth of over 37% with close to 260 million liters, revealed data from the Tequila Regulatory Council (CRT).
Meanwhile, exports increased by 16% in 2020 to almost 286.7 million liters, while in the first half of this year, they have already . . .