|Raisins Drying in the Sun|
Under a World War II era program, raisins can be forcibly set aside under the Raisin Marketing Order to help support prices. Other crops have had similar set asides over the years, but nothing has survived like the raisin reserve.*Well no, I had not heard about it. But now I have. Here.
Seriously? Well, at least the bureaucrat in charge of the Ministry of Raisins was honest about what happens to any surplus -
Any leftover profits are supposed to be distributed back to farmers, though Schulz told The Washington Post, "We pretty well spent it all."*You can't make this stuff up, no one would believe it.
* From the CNBC article.