The Brazil Nuts are a Lie


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Despite the name, the primary exporter of “Brazil” “nuts” is Bolivia, who account for about 50% of Brazil nuts exported world-wide.  They are also not nuts, but rather seeds.  So the whole name is a lie.

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  • andrea

    The country was named after the tree which grew wild everywhere, nothing to do with exporting.