Fewer billionaire, wealth men, celebrities control the most of wealthy. On the one hand, these rich people expand their business empire to make more money; on the other hand, they spend more money on expensive, delicious, fresh, special food. It’s not about price, but about how you feel about spending on certain thing. While we use the supermarket, and millionaires use the Michelin guide. Billionaires use luxury food suppliers and want what no one else can have.
Caviar -- Truffles are expensive because it is very hard to farm them. They only like very specific kinds of soil and tree. Because they live inside tree roots, you can't just plant truffle seeds in a field or something. Usually you have to find trees small enough to transplant growing in an area that already has truffle fungus, and dig up the small trees and plant them in a new area with the right kind of soil. The fungus that is living inside their roots will hopefully be transferred to the new area, and in 10-20 years, you might start getting truffle tubers there.
The most expensive caviar is beluga. We have to wait for 12 years, the beluga will be ready to produce eggs. The rarity is the time is takes you, and that’s what denotes the cost.
Truffle -- There are a few reasons why caviar (properly the roe of the beluga sturgeon fish: any other roe cannot properly be called caviar, but rather roe) is so expensive: 1) Only a small portion of the beluga population produces it. Caviar is taken only from beluga sturgeon that are mature, which can take years, even decades; 2) Their roe must be selected so that only the best is sold as caviar; 3) Supply and demand: caviar is only produced in a few places on earth, but gourmets all over the globe want it, so the producers can charge more; 4) The beluga sturgeon is considered an endangered species, so there are laws in various places forbidding its export or import.
Wine -- Screaming Eagle Cabernet Sauvignon 1992 – $500,000. This is the Grand Royale of all the most expensive wines out there. In a Napa valley wine auction in 2000, this wine got the highest bid, with a whopping price tag of around $500,000.
One wine connoisseur described the wine as: “Exceptionally impressive. Sensational nose of jammy blackcurrants and subtle toasty oak. Stunningly proportioned, ripe, intense fruit, full body, great purity… inner-core of sweet, creamy, highly extracted blackcurrant/cassis fruit. Spectacular.”
Kopi Luwak -- Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee. The main factor of its high price is the uncommon method of producing such a coffee. It has been produced from the coffee beans which have been digested by a certain Indonesian cat-like animal called then palm civet or also civet cat. It’s like the Rolls Royce of coffee or the Bugatti. It’s three hundred pounds per cup, and it’s worth it.