The Wimmera Mail-Times
Wednesday, 29 November 2023

Delicacy demand in limbo for Victorian truffle growers

Bryce Eishold
Updated May 5 2020 - 9:32am, first published 9:24am
FUTURE UNKNOWN: Yarra Valley Truffles owner Stuart Dunbar, Woori Yallock, with truffle dogs Lani a Lagotto Romagnolo and Jager a bulldog-cross, exports about 90 per cent of his product annually.
FUTURE UNKNOWN: Yarra Valley Truffles owner Stuart Dunbar, Woori Yallock, with truffle dogs Lani a Lagotto Romagnolo and Jager a bulldog-cross, exports about 90 per cent of his product annually.

Export orders by high-end restaurants for truffles are up in the air as primary producers look to alternate sources of revenue as hospitality and foodservice businesses remain closed around the globe.

Bryce Eishold

Bryce Eishold

Senior Journalist

Bryce is a senior journalist with Australian Community Media's Stock & Land where he reports on all aspects of agriculture. Bryce is also the president of the Rural Press Club of Victoria. Email Bryce at bryce.eishold@stockandland.com.au.