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Saffron is the most expensive spice that is coming from herat Afghanistan. Saffron adds color, flavor, and smell to your foods.
Nov 19, 2022
Mohammed Salehi, founder of Heray Spice, based in Chicago, has been selling saffron in the US since 2017. He also recently introduced Afghan tea and cumin to his buyers. Salehi was an interpreter for the US military in Afghanistan, allowing him to arrive in the US on a special visa in 2014.
NPR Saffron
Nov 14, 2022
NPR's Steve Inskeep talks to Mohammad, an ex-interpreter for the U.S. military, whose company works with Afghan farmers to grow saffron for the U.S. market, about the effects of the Taliban takeover.