Haiti Agriculture - There is money to be made growing rice, some entrepreneurs say

There is a strong foreign demand for high-quality organic rice, says Fabias Voltaire, a 37-year-old Haitian entrepreneur. It may cost more, but many regard it as healthier and better-tasting than American varieties.

PHOTO: Haiti Food Shopping - Gode Diri - Rice Measuring Cup

Plus, Haitian émigrés in the States love it, Voltaire says: "Haitians are ... very sentimental about eating rice from home."

(Li tèks sa an Kreyol)

In 2015, Voltaire and two cousins launched Caribbean Grains LLC. Three years later, they are shipping to Florida, Alabama and other U.S. states.

Read more from this article: "In Haiti, Golden Hopes in a Yellow Grain." Some entrepreneurs in the Caribbean nation are finding that there is money to be made growing rice.

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Natacha Paul says...

I really love the idea can you please let me know where I should

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Patrick Princivil says...

Bonjou tout zanmim yo, bonjou tout énmim yo!

Nou mèt pa tandém pou lontan pafwa, sé paském yon ti jan konfortab ak Jovenel Moise, dabo li gen métyé valab nan men li, sil drivé pèp Ayisyen an nan farine, sé zafè ki gadél ak Jézi ak Satan ak tout mové zanj yo;

mwen jis té bézwen byen métrizé Moise Jean Charles ak Lavalas sou zafè fè maniféstasyon prèské chak jou a; pati Lavalas la pa anyen menm

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Haiti Nouvelles says...

Gen yon gro demann a letranje pou bon kalite diri òganik, dapre Fabias Voltaire, yon antreprenè.

Diri òganik la ka koute pi plis, men anpil moun konsidere li kòm yon diri ki bon pou sante epi tou li gen pi bon gou pase varyete Ameriken an.

Epi tou, émigrés ayisyen Ozetazini yo renmen li, se sa Voltaire di: "Ayisyen yo ...

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