Italian white Alba truffles can sell much as $3600 a pound, and become the most expensive fungi in the world. 2 pound white truffles can sell more to $300000 recently. The high value fungi brought black trade in white truffle where the Chinese truffle came in and masquerade. They're being sold in and out like a drug, stolen and threatened by dealers, because of its delicacy, fancy, and pretty aphrodisiac.
Matsutake mushroom from Japan known for its high price and it can sell up to $1000 per pound. Its rarity of production and difficult to harvest becomes the reason of its expensiveness.
Kona Nigari, the high mineral water from 2000 feet below water levels off Hawaii's coast is the most expensive bubble fluid, $13-$17 per fluid oz and the water is highly concentrated. Its price caused by its numerous health benefits such as weight loss, skin health, digestive aid and stress reduction. 2 oz containers sell around $33 per bottle.
The bluefin tuna from Japan was sold at Tokyo Market for $1.8 million in January 2013, and become the most expensive fish to eat in the world. Tiny sushi slices of the prized fish can sell $24. Although the price was dropped a bit last year, $646000 per one, the bluefin is still be consider as the most expensive fish.
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The hop shoot, which resemble asparagus is the most expensive veggie in the world. It emerges only during spring time, between March and April. It doesn't taste bitter even in raw form and taste great in steam, sautee with butter or with chives and garlic. However, they quickly disappears. That is why the price can reach $1250 per 2.2 pound at U.K.