New standards to market truffles in Europe


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It has just been published the new standards to market and quality control of fresh truffles, not including truffles to be processed for industry.

You can download the full document in the next link:

NORME CEE-ONU FFV-53 concernant la commercialisation et le contrôle de la qualité commerciale des TRUFFES

 

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let me give you some updates about truffle season in Spain, which is the worst in decades, with almost no wild truffle in the woods. As always we don´t really know why, we come from the driest winter, so trees hardly sprout last spring and moreover spring and early summer was so warm…who knows…

If you want to keep updated with prices and volumens, follow my partner Dr. Xavier Vilanova every monday´s twit https://twitter.com/xvilanovasola/status/810746170037432320

Quantities are low and in large areas in Catalonia fog has stayed for over a month with continued temperatures around 0ºC. This has lead to damage shallow truffles and not sure how trees will be affected as fog is still there.

Cheers,

Marcos S. Morcillo

 

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CEO of Micofora. Truffles and edible wild mushroom science and farming. Researcher, truffle farmer & mycologist
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