Some of the Most Expensive Foods Worldwide

match green tea powder

Do you ever stop and ponder about what all of the rich and famous people consume when they go out to lunch or dinner? Well, look no further. Below, you will find an organised list of only some of the foods really wealthy people can afford. Who knows, maybe one day you will be able to afford these foods too.


Finely grounded into a smooth powder and used frequently in various juices, baking recipes, and for flavouring up ice cream, matcha green tea powder is extremely high in caffeine and healthy antioxidants. For authentic, ceremonial quality matcha green tea powder, you can find yourself paying anywhere around £230 per kilogram.


pure vanilla

Pure vanilla is a famous flavour and is used as an ingredient in numerous desserts today. Although, with the tremendous amount of unique vanilla extracts on the market today, it can be somewhat difficult to know exactly which one to pick for your favourite dessert recipes you want to prepare.

Pure vanilla is only second to the heavenly spice of saffron when it comes to some of the most expensive spices available. Mexico and Madagascar are some of the largest producers of this royal ingredient but harvesting and growing pure vanilla are extremely laborious because the vanilla flowers have to all become hand-pollinated. One kilogram of quality vanilla beans will cost you around £318.


Abalone is considered a huge marine gastropod mollusk. This enormously-sized sea snail is mostly found in the oceans of New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Japan, and even the west coast of North America. Abalones tend to have a very rich, flavorful meat that is truly seen as a culinary speciality in many countries today. These rare sea snails are very difficult to catch in many places around the world, and they are becoming more and more extinct in some countries. Because of this, some fishermen are only allowed to catch a limit of 10 daily in some areas. Popular for its’ delectable meat, this rare mollusk is one of the most expensive shellfish you will find, costing you around £398 per 2.2 pounds.


In closing, what other, nostalgic foods in the world would give these famous products a run for their money? Besides, why are people willing to pay so much money for rare products that are so costly? Are these foods really even worth their price in gold? Last but not least, have you tried one of the above food items?

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