Pineapples In Europe, Part 1: A Weird, Cartoonishly Expensive Flex

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Pineapples In Europe, Part 1: A Weird, Cartoonishly Expensive Flex

Wednesday, 14 April

Today, pineapples are a common (and delicious) produce item found in grocery stores and markets across the world -- but not too many centuries ago, a single pineapple could cost the equivalent of over $8,000. In the first part of this two-part episode, the guys delve into the bizarre story of Europe's pineapple mania, attempting to discover just what made this fruit so insanely popular... and why they're so insanely cheap today. Learn more about your ad-choices at https://www.iheartpodcastnetwork.com
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