Top 10 Most Expensive Food In The World

There are a lot food in the world’s, but some food has become increasingly scarce, not only because they expensive, but also some of them are difficult to buy, here are the top ten of them in the world. I believe that most food in this list you have never tasted, and even not seen, however for rich people, it is not a big deal.



Saffron, also known as  Crocus  or Crocus Sativus, is a perennial flower of Crocus Iridaceae. It is a common spice. If measure by weight , saffron is the world’s most expensive spice. Saffron is native species from Southwest Asia , but by the Greeks first began artificial cultivation.

9.Black watermelon


Black watermelon, the price of which is $121, is from Japan. This black watermelon is said to have a special sweetness and only grow in Hokkaido. The annual output is 100 only. One of the most expensive one weighs 17 pounds (about 7.7 kg) and sold at $6100 in 2008.

8.Yubari cantaloupe


Yubari cantaloupe is from Japan, also known as the Yubari melon, Yubari melon , the Hokkaido specialty, is well-known in Japan, which is even called as the “world’s best fruit.” Yubari Melon is a popular gift in Japan to share with friends and families in summer . Yubari melon has strict quality control and grading system, to make it stand top position of honeydew world.

In 2013,  in the first auction held on the morning of May 24 at Sapporo Central Wholesale Market, the highest price for this melon was sold for 1.6 million yen (1 box of two, about 97,300 yuan),  ¥ 600,000 higher than the one in last year.  But it is less than 2.5 million yen in 2008, ranking the third highest price in history.


Matsutake is belong to the dried mushroom family Tricholoma. And it is a kind of edible fungi has a unique aroma. It is also considered to be the best of the edible mushroom in Japan. We can say the importance of Matsutake to Japanese as truffle to French people. Matsutake was born dry woodlands with few nutrients, commonly it is parasitic  in red pine, pine, hemlock, hemlock roots. They can be also parasitic in black pine root, but is relatively rare.

6.Chocopologie by Knipschildt


World’s most expensive chocolate called Chocopologie by Knipschildt. It is produced by the US company Knipschildt Chocolatier. This is a dark chocolate, the save time is short. But the price for this chocolate $ 2,600 per ounce.

5.Kobe beef


This is another food from Japan. Kobe beef also has quite high reputation abroad. It is synonym of the world’s most advanced beef. In 2009, US Media Press News selected “World’s most expensive nine kinds of food,” which Kobe beef with foil, white truffles, caviar, fish fierce money, saffron, civet coffee, vanilla, foie gras are included. It is sold more than 150 US dollars per pound and its price ranked sixth of top expensive food.

4.Almas caviar


Almas caviar is white color and made from white sturgeon whose age is more than 100 years. Almas caviar may take up to 20 years to reach best taste. And the top quality of Caviar costs more than the same quality of gold prices.

3.White truffles


White truffles is mainly produced in Italy. It is only appeared in the auction and the media headlines. Because of its rare and low production, it is called white diamonds. It is more expensive than gold.

2. Bird’s Nest Soup


This is one of the most rare dishes in Chinese cuisine. It was also known as the “Oriental caviar”, its price is about $910 to $4535 per pound.

1.Edible gold


Finally, this food is more special. It was a whim produced the edible gold. The shape is usually a sheet, in fact there is no taste, just a sign of a status. The price of edible gold from $ 33,000 to $ 110,000 per kilogram.

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