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22 Reasons Pomegranates Are The World's Most Wonderful Fruit

It's hard to be loved by so many.

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1. It's a truth universally acknowledged — that pomegranates are the world's most wonderful fruit.

2. People all over the world have loved this deliciously red and round beauty for ages.


Pomegranates are native to Iran and Iraq, and traditionally infuse cuisines from the Middle East to the South Caucasus — and lots of delicious places in between.


4. Yes, pomegranates can be a bit strenuous to open and quick to stain anything they touch.

10. No matter your de-seeding style, the end result is the same: You get to bask in the fruit's mouth-watering glory.

13. And homemade yogurt parfait.

Or yogourt, depending on your time zone.

14. Don't forget drinks, of any persuasion.

15. Pomegranates also pair well with salad greens.

16. And can top off any dessert.

17. Really, they taste great with just about anything, from chicken to rice to beans.

18. Because what makes pomegranates so wonderful is that everyone loves them.

And if someone says they don't like pomegranates, then they 1) probably haven't tried the fruit or 2) are lying.

19. Sure, pomegranates have become a bit fetishized these days, with everything from juice to jelly beans on display.

20. But on the plus side, there are now many more ways to get your pomegranate fix.

22. So embrace your love for the world's most wonderful fruit.

Former BuzzFeed World Reporter, Current BuzzFeed News Contributor

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