The U.S.-Iran pistachio war Is heating up | Curio

The U.S.-Iran pistachio war Is heating up

12 mins | Mar 3, 2020

As Tehran's production falters, new players are getting ready to join the pistachio fight. "The collapse had a significant impact within Iran, where pistachio nuts aren't just a $1 billion-plus export earner but a key ingredient in the national cuisine, an accessible luxury, and a point of national pride. The shortage of harvests has led to a kind of despair." Marc Champion, writing in Bloomberg, reports.

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From Bloomberg Businessweek