Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France

Black diamonds are forever: The importance of the truffle trade in rural France

With the famous French truffle markets about to open, Chris Bockman explains the importance of the 'black diamonds' in parts of rural France and how the luxury industry is often marked by fakes, theft and wheeler dealing.

‘Unprecedented’ black truffle shortage hits Dordogne

‘Unprecedented’ black truffle shortage hits Dordogne

Weather wreaks havoc on French truffles

Weather wreaks havoc on French truffles

Truffle wars: French farmer on trial for murder

Truffle wars: French farmer on trial for murder

Truffle wars: Fraudsters anger French growers

Truffle wars: Fraudsters anger French growers

Climate change imperils French truffles

Climate change imperils French truffles