NEWS

Dr Paul Thomas (our managing director) has appeared on several TV programmes, radio shows and in many written articles. Specific areas of expertise include the biology, cultivation, hunting and cooking methods of the wide range of truffle species. If you would like an interview or require information for an article then please use our contact form (LINK) and we would be very happy to help.

Below, our most recent new articles are displayed and our back-catalogue is open for browsing.

July 14, 2015

New data presented in Morocco and hunting desert truffles

Last week, we were in Morocco presenting data at two academic conferences on underground fungi. The first presented report investigates the climatic impact for the distribution of three key truffle species and the second is a large study (343 data points) on the impact of tree growth and development on truffle production. Both reports are being prepared for publication in international journals and copies will be available on request Having just returned from a academic conference and research trip to Morocco.
July 14, 2015

El Celler de Can Roca – truffles in the best restaurant in the world

In March we were luckily enough to hear unique truffle recipes by chef Joan Roca i Fontané of El Celler de Can Roca. Widely cited as the current best restaurant in the world, Joan detailed how they use truffles in the restaurant. Of particular interest was an in-depth detailed description of 5 key truffle recipes. It was an absolutely pleasure to see a chef who is so intimately knowledgeable of how to use truffles.
July 14, 2015

Climate needed for truffle cultivation

Latest Published paper Our latest published paper, “An analysis of the climatic parameters needed for Tuber melanosporum cultivation incorporating data from six continents” is now published and copies are available free of charge.
July 14, 2015

Truffle hunting dog school

We are thrilled to announce that we have partnered with leading experts, the Truffle Dog Company as our worldwide source for truffle dog training support for partners. Truffle Dog Company is a global source for online truffle dog training, harvesting services for orchards, consultation services and in person training for professional and recreational truffle dog teams. Founders Alana McGee and Kristin Rosenbach have many years of experience with canine scent detection, hands-on teaching and their own truffle hunting pursuits.
July 14, 2015

Truffle Festival – 17-20th Jan 2014 – Napa Valley!

The summer truffle (Tuber aestivum syn. uncinatum) season is in full sway and we can now deliver these high-quality truffles worldwide. If you’d like to order, any quantity from 100g to 100kg, please do get in contact on: Shop@PlantationSystems.com
July 14, 2015

Summer truffles ready to ship, worldwide

The summer truffle (Tuber aestivum syn. uncinatum) season is in full sway and we can now deliver these high-quality truffles worldwide. If you’d like to order, any quantity from 100g to 100kg, please do get in contact on: Shop@PlantationSystems.com
July 14, 2015

Spanish truffle plantation

High in the mountains of Spain our Spanish partners have over 10,000 winter truffle trees planted. Established over several seasons and fully irrigated, the site is showing good mycorrhizal development. Although the site is young, dog-training preparations are currently under-way to unearth any early truffles. Having visited the site earlier in the year we are hoping for great things from this location.
July 14, 2015

Summer truffles ready to ship, worldwide

The summer truffle (Tuber aestivum syn. uncinatum) season is in full sway and we can now deliver these high-quality truffles worldwide. If you’d like to order, any quantity from 100g to 100kg, please do get in contact on: Shop@PlantationSystems.com  

  • With our own genetics lab and research sites in 23 countries, we are truly world-leading in the field
    Daniel Paskin
    Nursery Manager
  • Thorough and scientific methodologies, attention to detail and having a committed partner at every step of the way, is the only reliable approach to truffle cultivation
    Dr Paul Thomas
    General Director
  • From guidance in orchard establishment, tree supply and management to our own truffle distribution network, we've got all angles covered
    Samantha Ellis
    Business Development

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