French Truffles Fast Losing Popularity Due to Entry of Chinese Truffles

French Truffles Fast Losing Popularity Due to Entry of Chinese Truffles

Just few days are left to celebrate Christmas. However, in between a tragic incident has taken place in France regarding truffle theft issues. Drome, a truffle grower in Southern France, has shot dead a middle aged stranger who has been suspected to steal black truffles from his land.

Truffle is very precious agricultural product in France. It is used to prepare delicious dishes and ice cream. The fact is that this stranger was seen roaming on the contour of the privately owned stretch of farm land which is in possession of Drome.

The farmer monitored his movements which seemed to be suspicious and point of ill intention.

Under suspicion, he directly backfired bullets directing the hunting gunpoint at the stranger. He was severely wounded and eventually he succumbed to injuries in local hospital.

Black truffles are popular in France. However, there is another threat which seems to disturb the peasants’ community. China grows truffles at cheap cost. Therefore they are able to export this vital agricultural product to France. For this reason, the French market is facing downtime in getting revenues by selling dark truffles.

FrenchTribune Specials

Microbes Living in Your Gut Let Your Brain Know When You’re Full

Researchers through a recently conducted study have found that it the gut bacteria that signal your brain to stop further eating and make you feel full. These gut microbes send signals to brain telling that they have had enough nutrients, said researchers.

The team for their study studied the growth dynamics of E. coli K12, a model...

Most Popular

Affordable treatment for developing countries to offer cancer treatment

Medical experts have said that a set of effective, cost-...

Indo-UK Healthcare to invest Rs 10,000 crore in India

A consortium of Indo-British promoters called, Indo-UK...

Climate change to impact snow and drinking water availability

A team of researchers have said that the climate change...

NASA begins hiring astronauts for space launches, Mars mission

American space organization, NASA has announced that it...


Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: