White Truffles
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White Truffle is an imprecise term, often used to confuse the ignorant into over-paying for more common Truffles.

In general, if someone is selling White Italian Truffles they are wise to use the appropriate name to justify their higher prices. Again, in general, if someone is marketing White Truffles, they are not likely be the famous, expensive Piedmont, White Alba Truffle, or else they would be promoted as such. The product contained in the package labeled “White Truffles” may still be a decent but not fabulous, Bianchetto Truffle or Oregon White Truffle. Adjust your spending accordingly and you will be ahead of the game.

Varieties

White Italian Truffles are “White” but so are Bianchetto Truffles, white Chinese Truffles and Oregon White Truffles. When discussing prices of hundreds of dollars an ounce, the distinction matters.

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes