• White Truffle Prices Are Shockingly Low This Year

    9 days ago - By Eater

    Millennials are hurting the canned tuna industry, plus more news to start your day A less expensive truffle shuffle for 2018
    Due to heavy rainfall this year, Northern Italy is producing a bumper crop of white truffles , resulting in lower prices for the fancy fungi. A kilo of fresh white truffles is selling for between €2,000 to €2,500 in Italy, which is roughly half the price of last year's crop. “If we can't find any truffles, then a high price isn't much use to anybody,” Maurizio Grazioso, an Italian truffle hunter tells the Wall Street Journal. “And we want the truffle to be available...
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