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How 2015-16 truffle season has gone in Spain?


Last 2015 summer was extremely hot plus a heavy dought during winter time. In Barcelona the driest winter since 2014! So season has been bad. In Catalonia really bad and in other areas like Castellon or Teruel could say a … Continue reading

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Truffle aromas and post harvest workshop


  Last week I had the opportunity to give some lectures in the course of truffle growing organized by the University of Teruel in Mora de Rubielos. I was very pleased to meet Pedro Marco and stay at his workshop … Continue reading

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Post harvest treatment for fresh truffles – video


I already talked about post-harvest treatments for fresh truffles last year. I just saw now that at least one truffle trader in Spain in using this method, with ethanol and ultrasonic devices, plus modified atmosphere. These treatments may increase conservation … Continue reading

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How to improve post-harvest conservation of fresh truffles


There are a few studies on the effects of various storage treatments for most of the common edible truffles, as in Tuber magnatum and borchii or melanosporum and aestivum. Controlling biochemical and microbiological changes in order to evaluate possible alterations … Continue reading

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