Beneath The Gloss Of Star Chefs And Crystal Laden Tables, The Truffle Supply Chain Is Touched By Theft, Secrecy, Sabotage, And Fraud Farmers Patrol Their Fields With Rifles And Fear Losing Trade Secrets To Spies Hunters Plant Poisoned Meatballs To Eliminate Rival Truffle Hunting Dogs Naive Buyers And Even Knowledgeable Experts Are Duped By Liars And Counterfeits This Expos Documents The Dark, Sometimes Deadly Crimes At Each Level Of The Truffle S Path From Ground To Plate, Making Sense Of An Industry That Traffics In Scarcity, Seduction, And Cash.
Ryan Jacobs is an investigative reporter who has written for The Atlantic, Mother Jones, and Pacific Standard, where he serves as deputy editor and oversees the magazine s investigations desk Before joining Pacific Standard, he covered international crime for The Atlantic s global channel, reporting on the largest diamond heist in French history, international carbon market scams, and the dark si
- 288 pages
- The Truffle Underground: A Tale of Mystery, Mayhem, and Manipulation in the Shadowy Market of the World's Most Expensive Fungus
- Ryan Jacobs
- 13 March 2018 Ryan Jacobs