Does anyone want a chocolate bar for 450 euros or watermelon for 6,000 euros?
We all know that products like caviar and truffle are expensive. But some things go a little further. In this category we have included some in a list. This ten products are selling at incredibly high prices. White truffle pasta won’t look so bad next time you order it!
1. Nakazawa milk
A liter of Nakazawa milk costs about 50 euros. In the supermarket you can get about 30 liters of milk for the same price. But Nakazawa’s milk is not just any milk. The milk comes from a Japanese cow that is only milked once a week at a carefully planned time. This creates more melatonin in the milk, which helps relieve stress.
2. Coffin Bay King Oyster
On an oyster farm in South Australia they raise the most expensive oysters in the world. This type of oyster usually weighs more than a kilo. The oyster has a unique flavor and the meat is firm and juicy. For these special oysters you will have to pay about 60 euros.
Wagyu is a special piece of meat. There are even Wagyu dinners, where the meat stands out completely.
This may sound a bit more familiar. Matcha is a green tea from Japan that can be found in various price ranges. Where does this price difference come from? Cheap matcha is usually a powder that is used as a food coloring for cakes or ice cream. Matcha tea is of much better quality and the best matcha is the ceremonial one. Are you going for the best? You will have to put your hand in your pockets. Half a kilo of Ceremonial Matcha costs about 200 euros.
5. Chocolate To’ak
These are the most expensive chocolate bars in the world. But why? To’ak chocolate has 73% pure cocoa and is made entirely in Ecuador. This gives it a very special flavor that cannot be compared to other chocolates. Are you curious to know its flavor? You will have to pay 450 euros for a single bar.
This may not be something you would expect to see on this list, but vanilla is the most expensive spice in the world. Growing and picking Madagascar vanilla is very difficult and labor intensive. Hence the high price of about 300 euros per kilo. This is how you get the highest quality vanilla. Vanilla dries for several months after harvest. The total production process takes about a year. That explains a lot!
7. Manuka honey
This may seem like more of a miracle food. The honey from the Manuka bushes is said to cure everything. From a sore throat to viruses and bacteria. The shrubs only grow in New Zealand and Australia, which makes them more unique. You will have to pay 400 euros for a jar of honey. However, you should pay attention if you want to buy such a jar, because many counterfeits are sold. Real Manuka always has the UMF (Unique Manuka Factor) logo.
8. La Bonnotte potatoes
Another surprising product on the list: potatoes. And yet La Bonnette is one of the most expensive products in the world. French potatoes only grow on a small island. These specialty potatoes are sometimes sold for more than 400 euros per kilo.
9. Donkey cheese
Yes, it is real: cheese made from donkey milk. Indeed, this creamy, smoked white cheese is a delicacy. The cheese comes from Siberia and it is not easy to make. It is not something you buy at the local cheese shop. Cheese is now only made to order.
10. Densuke watermelon
We end the list with fruit, because even that can be quite expensive. This watermelon comes from Japan and is one of the most expensive fruits in the world. Watermelon has a black skin and there are only a few thousand available each year. The Densuke watermelon was sold in 2008 for a record price of… 6,000 euros! It has an intensely sweet flavor and is very crunchy.