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The Price of Saffron | FoodUnfolded AudioArticle

As the most expensive spice in the world, saffron is an extremely lucrative product. With limited production and growing demand, the spice has become increasingly vulnerable to adulteration and counterfeits. A look into the darker side of the prized spice reveals systemic problems in the spice supply chain.


Article by Claudia Lee

Read by Inés Oort Alonso

Graphics by Eloise Adler

Sound Design by Jane Alice Liu

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Published July 10, 2023
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