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Iranian saffron fuelling growth of small German food business

Mr Sabet is one of many German business leaders who see great business opportunities opening up in Iran after the end of sanctions related to its nuclear weapons programme.


ONCE cultivated by Persian kings and believed to have healing powers, saffron is now fuelling the growth of a small German business that imports tonnes of the spice from Iran to make fine food products for sale in Europe and the Gulf.

"We try to capture the soul of saffron