the truffle market
United States

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1.1 Definition and presentation

"Truffle" is the vernacular name of mushrooms that can be found in the ground and are round-shaped. The color of a truffle can differ greatly from one species to another, the main ones sold in the United States are

  • Tuber melanosporum , also called "the black truffle"
  • Tuber aestivum whose nickname is the "black summer truffle"
  • Tuber magnatum the "white truffle" or the" trifola d'Alba Madonna"
  • Leucangium carthusianum the "Oregon black truffle

Truffles are harvested during summer or winter, depending of the species and harvests often rely on the help of animals such as dogs or pigs, because of their acute sense of smell.

Truffles are often called black or white gold because of their high prices on the markets . They are mainly used in gourmet restaurants for the preparation of elaborate meals and are highly sought after because of their fine and complex taste and rarity

Once characterized as an "European ingredient", truffle production is slowly shifting from the Old World to the New World thanks to a better understanding of their cultivation, better awareness and a renewed interest in North America.

 

 

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