Sevruga caviar
Caviar
© Roche/Agropolis-Museum

Filling-up of a goose
Foie gras
©Cuvelier/Im.Photothèque

 

Are they succulent because they are expensive or expensive because they are succulent ?

Truffles
Truffles
©Roulland/Im.Photothèque

Consuming luxury food is the expression of an exception of social nature.

Foie gras, caviar, truffles, and game are considered a choice delicacy in industrialized countries.

On the other hand, meat, coffee, or chocolate still remain a luxury in many developing countries.

The food demand is getting more democratic as the average income increases.