Truffle news from around the world

The darker side of truffles emerged last December as a French truffle farmer shot dead a suspected poacher. With the winter truffles prices soaring at the end of December, truffles are a highly prized crop. A serious decline in truffle production in recent years has further inflamed passions – at the end of the 19th century 2000 tonnes a year were being produced from France whereas now some experts say that only 50 tonnes a year are being harvested today.

Truffle news from around the world

The darker side of truffles emerged last December as a French truffle farmer shot dead a suspected poacher. With the winter truffles prices soaring at the end of December, truffles are a highly prized crop. A serious decline in truffle production in recent years has further inflamed passions - at the end of the 19th century 2000 tonnes a year were being produced from France whereas now some experts say that only 50 tonnes a year are being harvested today.
On a brighter note, one of Hollywood's biggest stars, Cameron Diaz, has confessed her love of truffles. She likes them so much that she went on a truffle hunting excursion. Diaz followed the farmer and his truffle sniffing dogs round the forests of Tuscany, Italy on the hunt for these rare delicacies. The rich and famous (as well as tourists) definitely find truffle hunts to be one of the most interesting opportunities when going to Europe. Several actors have described these 'hunts' but so few have shared just how much fun it is to find valuable and delicious fungi in the woods.

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