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Pomegranate, the heavenly fruit of Persia

Have you ever tasted this crunchy, refreshing and colorful berry-like fruit?

Did you know that Pomegranate is native to the area of modern Iraq and Iran, spread to Northern India, and is one of the most ancient fruits?

Did you know it is said that some Persians believe Eve actually ate a pomegranate she plucked from the tree of knowledge in the Garden of Eden, not an apple. And that ancient Egyptians buried their dead with pomegranates because they believed it offered eternal life?

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