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The Donum Estate and American Truffle Company® Announce Truffle Partnership

The Donum Estate Ushers in a New Era of US-Grown European Truffles Partnering with the American Truffle Company® Périgord black truffle orchard will be planted at the Sonoma Winery Estate, representing the largest such orchard to be cultivated in the region. SONOMA, CA. (December 5, 2023) – The Donum Estate, a leader in single-vineyard, single-appellation [...]

2023-12-06T21:23:17-08:00December 5th, 2023|Truffle News|

Australia’s Largest-Ever Truffle Weighs 2.5 Pounds

Australia's burgeoning truffle industry dug up its largest-ever specimen earlier this week, in what some are calling a true sign of competition for France's black Périgord truffle industry: The Guardian reports the 1.172 kilogram truffle (roughly 2.5 pounds) was unearthed at New South Wales farm Yelverton Truffles. In a Facebook post documenting the find, Yelverton growers note that "our scales were not large [...]

2016-07-30T09:20:21-07:00July 16th, 2014|Truffle News|

Fake truffles and “bad chefs” get French growers flustered

March 2014 “Unscrupulous” French chefs are spraying cheap Chinese truffles with synthetic aromas to make them smell like the more expensive and upmarket Black French variety. According to AFR, French growers are frustrated with chefs that are “doping” truffles from China and the Himalayan foothills, worth €30 ($40) per kilo, to make them look like [...]

2020-04-29T14:02:00-07:00June 5th, 2014|Truffle News|

New scientific data on black truffles plus hunting desert truffles

Dr. Paul Thomas [In April], we were in Morocco presenting data at two academic conferences on underground fungi. The first report presented investigates the climatic impact on 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. [...]

2020-04-30T11:53:54-07:00May 20th, 2014|Truffle News|
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