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Afghanistan Saffron Is Red Gold

In this episode of Local Obsessions, Hashim Aslami, a successful saffron producer and Afghanistan’s top advisor in the saffron sector, talks about the world’s most expensive spice, known as “red gold.” Hashin explains how saffron has impacted Afghanistan’s economy. Saffron, prized for it’s bright color and savory flavor, is produced...

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