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Ripe with Potential
Photograph by Tino Soriano

A fruit seller in Gyor, Hungary, stands among his inventory. Watermelons constitute an important agricultural export for Hungary. Once considered the breadbasket of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, Hungary's farm sector endured a difficult transition from communism to capitalism during the 1990s, but the changes have paid off and Hungary enters the union as one of the leading agricultural producers among the new members.





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