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The Future of The Australian Truffle Industry

Simon McCrudden is Co-Founder and Director of Madame Truffles and has enjoyed seeing the industry boom over the past 7 years.  Here’s his thoughts on where to from here. From the outside looking in, Australia’s home grown truffle industry seems like a nirvana – Australia once again showing how it can produce the highest quality…

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The Annual Pilgrimage to Terra Preta Trufferie

  Ever since Madame Truffles opened in 2011, we have been lucky enough to spend time with Peter and Kate Marshall from Terra Preta Trufferie in Braidwood, NSW. The Marshalls’ approach to truffle farming is industry leading and borne from an historical and philosophical approach that is designed to recreate as faithfully as possible the…

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Why is WA the world’s most successful truffle region?

It is well known that this little pocket of Manjimup & Pemberton is responsible for over 80% of Australian truffles. But why is this? Little is actually known about the reasons for the regions’ success. When asked about this a few years ago, Alf Salter of Truffle&Wine responded: “…the area is perfect for growing truffles. Manjimup has warm summers and cool, wet…

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Madame Truffles Visits Stonebarn

Madame Truffles has been showcasing truffle from Stonebarn for the past 4 years. The truffle is exceptional, robust and aromatic. It is dark brown inside with strong white veins. It is arguably some of the best black truffle in the world. The trufferie is hidden amongst tall gum and karri trees, 3km off the main road,…

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