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How truffle season 2020 has gone in the southern Hemisphere?


With a black truffle harvesting season that runs from mid-May to early September, and volumes increasing year after year, truffle growers in the southern hemisphere encountered a full-blown pandemic and completely closed borders, which of course nullified export possibilities. In … Continue reading

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Black truffle prices and volumes in Spain and France season 2019-20


In Spain we think the total harvest of black truffle (melanosporum) has been around 80-100 Tons, like previous season 2018-19. From the figures I see in France looks like volumes were pretty low and Italy produced some more than other … Continue reading

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How the 2017-18 season of black truffle has been in Spain and France?


  It’s been more than a month since we officially finished the black truffle season in Spain in March 15th. Again it has been the worst I remember, like last year. The figure makes the typical picture, with low prices … Continue reading

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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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Black truffle prices in Spain and France


A few weeks ago, before the start of the black truffle season, it seemed that it was going to be a great season, but now that we have been harvesting for two weeks, it is not that good. Probably due … Continue reading

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How to avoid confusing Tuber brumale with T. melanosporum?


Tuber brumale, the winter truffle, is protected in Spain by the same regional regulations that apply to the black truffle, with a gathering season that runs from 15 November to 15 March (in some areas it begins on 1 December). … Continue reading

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Truffle prices drop at the end of season


This year it has been perculiar for so many things, but again a new surprise has happened as the end of this season comes. Because ordinary would be that as we approach the end of season truffle price rises, but … Continue reading

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