7 World's Most Expensive Foods

On November 7, 2019, Tottori, Japan auctioned a snow crab for 5 million yen (US$46,000).

Snow Crab 

 This cured ham is only made in Spain and Portugal. According to the Guinness World Record, the most expensive leg of ham cost €4,100 on March 20, 2016.

Iberico Ham

This costly pate uses fattened duck or goose liver. The product is forbidden in various countries because the animals are force-fed. Approximately $50 per kilogram.

Foie Gras 

Saffron, commonly known as'red gold,' is the most costly spice. One kg of saffron requires thousands of blooms.


 This fungus from Northern Italy's Piedmont is pricey. A 1.5 kilogram truffle cost a Macau casino owner $330,000 in 2007.

White Truffle

This costs $20–$200, depending on the fish. At a 2009 Tokyo auction, a bluefin tuna sold for $3 million.

Bluefin Tuna 

Japanese melons cost roughly $200 each, but two were auctioned for over $45,000 in May 2019!

Yubari King Melons