The Most Expensive Food Items In The World

AppetiteWhen it comes to food, individuals have a lot of options such as purchasing from supermarkets, ordering in restaurants and even harvesting in your backyard. However, for food critics, quality is essential when it comes to taste. Thus, there are some food items that can blow your taste buds and your wallet. Listed below are some of the most expensive food items in the world.

Italian White Alba Truffle

Known to be the King of the Kitchen, truffles are the fruiting body of subterranean Ascomycete fungus. However, edible truffles are held high in the international Haute cuisine. The most expensive type of truffle is the Italian White Alba Truffle. A huge 1.51Kgs White Alba Truffle is sold at $160,000.

Almas Caviar

Caviar is a delicacy created from salt-cured fish-eggs of the Acipenseridae family. The most expensive caviar known today is the Almas Caviar that costs $25,000. The only store that sells this type of caviar is the Caviar House & Prunier at Picadilly, London. In addition, caviars are sold per kilo that is stored in a tin made of 24 karat gold.

Yubari King Melons

Sweetness is the best word that can describe melons. But, the Yubari King Melons have provided proportion and sweetness at the same time. Because of this, The Yubari King Melon is one of the most expensive fruits costing $23,000.

Densuke Black Watermelons

Aside from melons, the Densuke Black watermelon is also one of the most expensive food items today costing $6,100. The Densuke Black watermelon is only grown in the island of Hokkaido, Japan.

Matsutake Mushrooms

Matsutake Mushrooms also known as Mattake are known to be the most expensive mushroom. This type of mushroom is found in Asia particularly in Japan, China and Korea. As of now, the Matsutake mushroom costs $1,000.

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