Here are the list of Most expensive foods in the world.
1. Edible gold
It is a particular type of gold authorized as a food addictive, under the code E175 by the European Union and the United States. Edible gold is flavorless, odorless and non toxic, it can be used as a garnish for desserts, entrees and cocktails. It is made of pure gold or a mix of edible metals (pure gold & pure silver).It does not react inside human bodies because gold is a noble metal. It means that it is not absorbed during the digestion process. But there is no nutritional or health benefits with its consumption. Its estimated price per pound is $15,000. But eating too much pure gold might give you a stomachache, just like eating too much of anything else.
2. Donkey Cheese
Pule cheese or MAGAREĆI SIR, is a Serbian cheese made from 40% of milk and 60% of Balkan donkey milk. Pule is reportedly the “world’s most expensive cheese”. A farm in Serbia is making the most expensive donkey cheese in the world. A kilogram of the delicacy sells for 1000 Euros because it takes 25 liters of donkey milk to create it. It is so expensive because of its rarity, there are only 100 jennies in the landrace of Balkan donkeys. You should be aware that if you drink raw milk, it will cause foodborne illness, which is especially a concern for infants.
3. Densuke Watermelon
It grows in Hokkaido, Japan. This kind of watermelon is visibly darker and the flesh is much sweeter than the regular watermelons. Experts says that the quality in taste and sweetness is much higher and the texture is crunchier. It can cost a minimum of $250 up to $6,000 each. Watermelon may be one of the most appropriately named fruit. It contains 92 percent water and it also got a healthy amount of vitamin A & C, potassium, magnesium. This watermelon is black in color, crisp and hard. The rind, which means the green skin that keeps all that water-logged.
4. Kopi Luwak Coffee (Luwark coffee)
Kopi luwak coffee is also called Civet coffee. It consist of partially digested coffee cherries, which have been eaten and defecated by the Asian palm civet. It is expensive because of uncommon method of producing such a coffee. The feces of this cat are collected, processed and sold. Civet cat eats only flesh of the cherries, not the bean. The processed beans are quite safe to drink with no contamination from E.coli or other bacteria. In United States ,a cup of Kopi luwak coffee can sell for as much as $80.Researchers identified Kopi luwak coffee have higher levels of Malic acid, known for its ability to increase energy rapidly, citric acid to combat the development of kidney stones .
5. Jamon Pig Meat
Ham is pork from a leg cut that has been preserved by dry curing or wet, with or without smoking. Fresh hams or cook-before-eating hams must reach 145°F with a 3 minute rest time. Cook in an oven set no lower than 325°F. Based on the Pig breed and protected designations there are two main commercial labels for Jamon. Jamon Iberico, made from the black Iberian Pig and it is internationally consumed as a delicacy. Jamon serrano-it means ham from the Sierra, which includes most other varieties. It is so expensive because it is only produced in a small number of districts in Spain, as well as certain areas in Portugal .It is nutty and sweet, to earthy and floral.
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