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Most Expensive Food Items In The World

By Sruthi Appu

Have you ever thought that the things you use daily in your kitchen can have a most costly face too? Yes. The things such as tea, coffee, vegetables etc can come for a price that you would spend for your jewellery.

World's Most Expensive Coffee : Kopi Luwak, bags the credit of being the most fine and expensive coffee in the world. This is from Indonesian island of Sumatra. Only 500 pounds of beans is produced annually. A pound of this rare coffee costs you 300 Dollars or more.

World's Most Expensive Tea Bags : This star studded tea bag is from the PG Company. This tea bag was brought out during PG's 75th Anniversary. The feature that makes this tea bag the most costly one in the world, is that it is decorated with 280 diamonds. This 'diamond star' tea bag's a cup of tea costs you 7,500 pounds.

World's Most Expensive Mushroom : White truffle is the most expensive mushroom in the world. This mushroom is from Langhe area of the Piedmont region in northern Italy. The interesting fact about this mushroom is that, it can reach 12 cm diameter and 500g. These costliest mushrooms can be eaten, if you can pay 2,000 - 4,000 per kilogram or 1350 dollars – 2700 dollars per pound. The record price of this 'star mushroom' is when Stanley Ho, the owner of the Macau casino paid 330,000 Dollars for 1.5kg of truffles, during last December.

World's Most Expensive Potatoes : These potatoes are from France. La Bonnotte, the fine quality of potatoes are cultivated in island Noirmoutier. Only 100 tons of these star potatoes are produced annually. This rare delicacy can be bought with 322 dollars per pound.

World's Most Expensive Beef : Beef from the Wagyu cows are the most expensive beef in the world. These are Japanese cows, these cows are provided with special and best grass and treatment. It's because of these special treatments that the meat is expensive and smooth. 200 grams of this will cost you more than 100 Dollars in Europe.

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Story first published: Tuesday, July 20, 2010, 13:59 [IST]
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