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Marvin Lehrer, the USA Rice Federation Senior Adviser visited Cuba Recently
Marvin Lehrer, USA Rice Federation senior adviser on Cuba, has been in Havana since 2000 representing the group. In 2001, rice was the first U.S. food commodity to exhibit products at a Cuban trade show.

"Cuba is potentially one of our largest export markets, and we are committed to expanding U.S. rice sales there," says Betsy Ward, USA Rice Federation president and CEO.

Cuba imports about 600,000 metric tons of rice annually. Recent bills in Congress have supported opening more opportunities for trade and travel with Cuba.


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