26-11-2012 07:49 AM | Cuba

Virginia finds trading partner in Cuba

Queen Victoria is said to have had a bite of an Albemarle Pippin and — poof! — away went the British tariff on the juicy, Virginia-grown apple.

Trade barriers haven’t tumbled quite so quickly for Henry Chiles, whose two grandfathers started shipping Pippins overseas in wooden barrels 100 years ago.
Full Story : Washington Post