The Fruit Hunters: Author Adam Leith Gollner on the Politics of Fruit and the Secret History of the “Miracle Berry”

We speak with Montreal-based writer Adam Leith Gollner about his new book, The Fruit Hunters: A Story of Nature, Adventure, Commerce, and Obsession. Gollner traveled around the world in search of what he calls the forgotten histories of fruit. Among his discoveries: the “miracle berry,” a cranberry-like fruit that turns sour into sweet, but for questionable reasons—including possible conflicts with corporate interests—has yet to reach American consumers.

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~ by peaceseeker99 on July 10, 2008.

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