Did you know that Haiti vetiver is known all over the world?

Some are talking about Rhum Barbancourt, other think that it is manufacture. The sad thing is that many of us don't know that we are the number one producer of vetiver in the world. I am not talking just about Vetiver. We have been producing one of the most prized essential oils for high-end perfumes.

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They Oil made from the Haiti vetiver is one of the best found in the entire world. It smell very good. The fragrance industry however gets it for close to nothing.

The distillation of vetiver's aromatic is the base of famous fragrances sold by Chanel, Guerlain, Estee Lauder, Christian Dior and Hermès.

It has been estimated that a 55-gallon drums of Haiti vetiver is worth as much as $30,000 to $40,000 apiece to the fragrance industry in Switzerland and France.

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Raymond Lafontant says...

oh yes and back in the 40 with its introduction by Louis Dejoie.

The sad face ...

we have not developed an industry.

But its total export is not important to be a driven

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