22 Oct 2021

Unveiling the secretive truffle industry

From Nights, 10:30 pm on 22 October 2021

A Canterbury couple has been beavering away for four years in secret at a small farm near Rangiora to grow a delicacy that fetches up to $3000 per kilogram. Matthew and Catherine Dwan of the NZ Truffle Company, have been building nurseries and greenhouses to become this country's first large-scale truffle producer. Bryan talks to Matthew about the operation

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Photo: RNZ/Carol Stiles