The most expensive caviar in the world, known as "Almas," costs $34,500/kg and is made from the eggs of rare albino sturgeon found in the Caspian Sea near Iran.
Crocus sativus flowers are used to make the pricey Middle Eastern spice known as "red gold" saffron. Only 1g of dried saffron, worth $10,000/kg, is produced from 150 blossoms.
The unusual "black chicken," which is native to Indonesia, features black organs, flesh, and feathers. A pair costs $5000 because it is special.
A rare and pricey species of truffle, the Italian white truffle sells for $2100/kg. Under certain circumstances, it flourishes in northern Italy.
The pricey Japanese Matsutake mushroom, prized in Japanese cuisine for its delicate flavour, thrives in the Tamba region. Each pound costs between $1000 and $2000.
The priciest coffee can cost up to $600 per pound and is manufactured from civet feces that are gathered in Asia. After being expelled, the beans are cleaned, dried, and roasted.
Only found in Sweden, the unusual Moose House cheese is created there every day with 5L of milk. At $500/lb, it is among the most expensive foods in the world.
The expensive Iberico ham has a nutty flavour because the pigs were fed acorns. The meat is sold for about $390 per kg after being aged for at least three years.
Due to its poisonous nature, only chefs who hold a licence may serve the deadly Fugu or puffer fish. An average fish costs $300.
A pound of the critically endangered bluefin tuna fish can fetch up to $200. It can live up to 40 years. In 2019, a businessman spent $3.1 million on a 278 kg tuna.