“For real food enthusiasts, the price is just random numbers… yalnızca. But the situation is not what you think. The prices of the food you will see below will not be ignored! Let us remind you that the net monthly minimum wage is 2,020,90 TL as of 2019 and let us continue with the most expensive food we have compiled for you!
1. Kopi Luwak coffee
We think that Kopi Luwak did not hear his coffee. There is, of course, a reason why this coffee, which is produced exclusively in the Philippines, Indonesia and India, is very special and expensive! This coffee is between $ 250 and $ 1200 a kilogram and the production stage is very special. The process works exactly like this: Musk cats find and eat the best beans in the coffee fields. Coffee beans, which are exposed to the digestive enzymes in the musk cat’s body, lose their acidic taste and thus have a softer taste.
2. Matsutake mushroom
A little different from the mushrooms we eat every day, matsutake mushroom grows only in Japan and certain parts of the Asian continent. This type of mushroom is so rare that it costs up to $ 600 a kilo. Matsutake mushrooms, which were once quite common, continue to decrease day by day due to invasive insect species. If you want to try matsutake mushrooms, get your hands on it quickly! Because we may never see these mushrooms again in the near future.
3. Wagyu meat
If you can’t do without meat, let us take you here! Japanese Wagyu steaks are for you. Known as the most delicious meat in the world, Wagyu has an excellent fat distribution and a great aroma. The production process of Wagyu meat produced from purebred Wagyu calves is also very interesting. Wagyu calves are cared for in the most beautiful way you can think of! These tiny calves are fed with beer and massaged all day long. That’s why Wagyu meat weighs around $ 450!
You may have heard the saffron plant many times before. But you may not know that her weight is around $ 1000! If you are wondering why saffron is used to sweeten food is so expensive, let’s just say: Saffron grows in a period of 7 days only during a certain period of the year. To get a kilo of saffron 30 thousand saffron flowers must be added manually!
5. Swallow’s nest soup
As the name suggests, swallow’s nest soup is made from the nest of swallow birds. You might say, “What’s special about a bird’s nest?” Now let’s explain: Swallow birds use their drool when building their nest, so soup made from swallow’s nest has a unique aroma. For this soup, which has a very important place in Chinese cuisine, people are fighting for life and death while collecting swallow nests on the cliff edge. For this reason, the price of swallow nests can go up to $ 3,000.
6. White truffles
You may be thinking, “Why are these mushrooms so expensive?” The reason why white truffles are so expensive is that they grow in very difficult conditions. The process from picking, processing and even preserving these mushrooms requires a great deal of effort. That’s why white truffles weigh almost 2,000 pounds!
7. Diamond caviar
Are you ready to hear the price of a kilo of this rare caviar? If yes, we say immediately: $ 9100! The reason why this caviar produced by Albino sturgeon is so special is very simple: Albino sturgeon is a rare species of fish. In order for these fish living in the Caspian Sea to lay eggs, they must be close to 100 years old. Therefore, expecting this rare fish to reach the age of 100 and collecting the eggs it has laid in various difficulties raises the price of course.
8. Iberian ham
Are you ready to meet the Iberian ham? He’s the most expensive ham in the world. This ham, which is produced from Iberian pigs fed only by corn, has a weight of almost $ 400!
9. Mousse cheese
animal species we call Muse, one of our live within the borders of Turkey that we are not too familiar with. So you may not have heard of mousse cheese before. Mousse cheese is produced only at the mousse farm in Sweden. This special cheese is made from mousse milk and tastes like goat cheese. The price is considerably higher than goat’s cheese. The mousse cheese weighs 1100 pounds!
Bonus: Meat of the Ayam Jamani chicken
The meat of Ayam Jamani chicken is too expensive to be underestimated, even if it is not higher than the minimum wage! This special type of chicken grows only in Indonesia and is not exported to other parts of the world for breeding. Ayam Jemani chicken, a species that is so rare that the weight of meat in Indonesia, 200 dollars to find buyers. Please note that this price only applies to Indonesia. If you want to eat this chicken in a place other than Indonesia, you may have to overlook a few thousand dollars!