Indian pomegranate seeds arrive in US

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Steven Maxwell

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Indian pomegranate seeds arrive in US

Fruit set to be made available year-round in the US

Indian pomegranate seeds arrive in US

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New York-based distributor S Katzman Produce took delivery of its first consignment of pomegranate seeds from India last week, reportedly selling out in regional retailers within a day.

The importer plans to expand off-season sales across the US after teaming up with a producer near Hyderabad.

“Pomegranate consumption has exploded as the public has found out about the health benefits,” said Dorn Wenninger, vice-president of Katzman’s international division.

The USDA will not allow whole fruit imports from India due to the supposed risk of pests.

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