THE BLACK TRUFFLE
The truffle is an hypogeous fungi that lives symbiotically within the roots of certain vegetable species, usually oak, holm oak, kermes oak or hazel tree.
The black truffle, Tuber melanosporum Vitt is an edible mushroom greatly appreciated in the quality cuisine and has a very intense aroma. Also known as “black diamond” that is developing in Spain represents the 40% of world production.
WHY GROW BLACK TRUFFLE?
At this recession stage with direct dependence of markets, we should invest our efforts and money on something that we really know that our country produces with a higher quality level than the rest of the world.
The Black truffle growing is the most profitable option at mid-mountain areas suitable for his development, showing current and future prospects important to a growing market globally by its content in environmental, social, economic and cultural values.
THE OFFER represents 10% of the worldwide demand. What it generates the high price achieved in a product without surplus and a high demand market.
Therefore, we can say that the case of the black truffle is a clear example of the unexploited opportunities existing in a country like Spain.