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This country is home to the world’s most expensive caviar, Almas

This white caviar is a rare delicacy worth over $25,000. It harvested from the rare albino sturgeon that swims in the Caspian Sea.

Also known as Red Gold, this is the most expensive spice in the word

2 pounds of quality saffron can cost approximately $3,000.

This fragrant spice is used in several baking recipes.

Since a cyclone hit Madagascar, which accounts for 80% of the vanilla supply, the prices of this spice have dramatically increased.

This country is the sole producer of La Bonnotte, the costliest potatoes

Cultivated only on the Noirmoutier Island, La Bonnotte potatoes are grown in soil fertilized by seaweed and seawater. 1kg La Bonnotte potatoes can cost anywhere between $600 to $900.

This Chinese delicacy is made using the nests of swiftlets

The bird's nest soup is made with the nests of swiftlets. Swiftlets construct these nests with their saliva instead of straws or twigs.

This luxury champagne brand was bought by hip-hop sensation Jay-Z

The biggest standout of Jay-Z's liquor brand is the Armand de Brignac 30L Midas that costs a whopping $200,000.

This is the world’s most expensive tequila bottle by Tequila Ley

The Pasión Azteca, Platinum Liquor Bottle is embellished with 6,400 diamonds and costs a staggering $3.5 million.

Kobe beef, one of the most expensive steaks, is native to this country

A renowned variety of the Wagyu (Japanese breeds of beef cattle) beef, 2 ounces of Kobe costed around $140 in 2017.

One of the most expensive cheeses made from the milk of Balkan donkeys

Costing $600 per pound, it takes 25 liters of milk to make a kilogram of this cheese.

Powdered Japanese tea popular with celebrities for its health benefits

Unlike other tea variants, matcha is grown differently. It is covered for numerous weeks before harvest. This meticulous process makes it rare and expensive.

This brand sells the most expensive chocolate made from Ecuadorian cacao

Costing approximately $700, To'ak chocolate bars are made of the Nacional cocoa bean, a rare variety that was thought to be extinct.

Which country produces Coffin Bay oysters?

Cultivated in Coffin Bay Oyster Farm, Southern Australia, these oysters are allowed to grow for 6 years to ensure they are meaty, which is one of the main reasons why they are highly-priced.

This country is home to Ayam Cemani, chickens with black feathers, muscles, and organs

Ayam Cemani chickens are sold for upto $2,500 each. They command a high price because they are believed to have magical powers that can cure illnesses and bring good luck.

The most expensive extra virgin Koroneiki olive oil comes from this country

Currently, the Ultra Premium Extra Virgin Olive Oil by Lambda is the most expensive Greek oil that costs around $40 for a 100ml bottle, exclusive of the shipping charges.

This black watermelon variety is only grown in Japan

Each year, Japan only produces hundreds of these black watermelons.

This oolong, Wuyi rock tea grows in China’s Wuyi mountains

In 2002, a wealthy purchaser was ready to shell out $28,000 for just 20 grams of this tea.

This Japanese cow milk brand has high melatonin levels and helps reduce stress

Two pints of Nakazawa milk costs you over $40, which is approximately 30 times the average cost of regular milk.

This label produces the world’s most expensive coconut brandy.

Matured in Hamilla wood casks for at least two years, this coconut brandy by Mendis was sold for an eye-watering $1 million.

Native to New Zealand, this variety of honey has several health benefits

A kilogram of manuka honey can be as expensive as $1,000.

These are a specific variety of melons that are only produced in Northern Japan

A cross between two varieties, the Yubari melon is considered to be the sweetest melon. A pair of Yubari melons was sold for almost $27,000 at an auction in 2017.

This is the priciest cocktail in the world made using gold and diamond

Served by Ritz-Carlton in Tokyo, Diamond is Forever comes at an approximate price of $22,600.

This French delicacy includes fatty meat of a duck or goose

Foie gras is a French delicacy made with the liver of a duck or goose that has been fattened. It costs anywhere from $40 to $80 per pound.

Japan’s Tuna king, Kiyoshi Kimura, paid $3.1 million for this 278kg fish

You will mostly find the bluefin tuna in high-end sushi bars.

This company is one of the greatest luxury winemakers

Based in Burgundy, France, DRC produces only 6,000 to 8,000 cases a year, making it the most sought-after label among wine enthusiasts. The prices start from $2,000 and go up to more than $20,000.

Used in salad dressings, this reduction is made from Trebbiano grape juice

The process of manufacturing balsamic vinegar is quite elaborate, i.e., it takes anywhere from 12 to 25 years to age, making it rare, unlike the other types of vinegar.

This scotch maker created a unique bottle to honor crystal artisan Rene Lalique

One of the greatest scotch labels in the world, The Macallan, created the 64 Year Old in Lalique: Cire Perdue, a one-of-a-kind crystal decanter with the oldest and the rarest Macallan ever bottled. It was sold at an auction for $460,000.

This expensive subterranean fungus is garnished over pasta and risotto

White truffles are rare to find and are nearly impossible to cultivate, making them very expensive.

Native to Japan, these mushrooms have become expensive due to low availability

A pound of these intensely aromatic mushrooms can cost you as much as $1,000.

This is currently one of the most expensive coffees in the world.

Kopi Luwak or the "civet coffee" is one of the world's most expensive coffee varieties that is harvested from the dung of the Asian Palm civets.

This country is known best for the production of the rare moose cheese

Made from moose milk, this cheese costs $300 for a pound. It is made in a farm called Elk House, which is in Bjurholm, Sweden.

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