Truffles taking off in Australia

Australia is now the fourth largest producer of truffles in the world. This year, Australia will produce about 12 tonnes of truffles, most of which will be exported, with about three tonne consumed locally. For Wayne Haslam of Blue Frog Truffles this international recognition shows only how well Australia is performing in the industry. “New South Wales has the largest number of growers, although these are mostly smallhold growers, Western Australia has a lot of larger commercial growers, so we are a growing country in this industry,” he said. Wayne first began producing truffles in 2007, alongside wife Lanie...

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