Grocery shopping in Iran

shopShopping for groceries in Iran is very different than it is in Western countries. 

Bahar Anooshahr has written a fascinating article on this topic.  She writes from the perspective of a visitor to Iran for whom shopping there is a new experience.

Here is a taste of what she says:

"In Iran large supermarkets are rare.  As a matter of fact in Tehran I only saw two supermarkets.  It is much more common to have small specialty shops: groceries, produce shops, butcher shop, bakeries, etc. Colorful little stores full of noise and energy."

Enjoy reading the entire article here.

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