The world's most expensive foods

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

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Saffron - Also known as 'red gold,' saffron is the world's most expensive spice. It takes thousands of flowers just to create 1 kg of saffron.

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Almas Caviar - This rare and expensive beluga caviar has been sold at a whopping US$34,500 per kilogram.

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Oysters - You can find decently priced oysters in some parts of the world, but they're still quite pricey.

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Bluefin tuna - This can cost anywhere from US$20 to $200, depending where the fish is from. In 2009, a bluefin tuna was auctioned off at a Tokyo market for $3 million.

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Densuke watermelon - The Japanese have a taste for expensive food. One of these was once sold at auction for US$6,100.

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Yubari King melons - These Japanese melons can cost around US$200 each, but in May 2019, two melons were sold at auction for over US$45,000!

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Bird's nest soup - These are made with swiftlet nests. They're essentially made of solidified bird saliva. The price tag? Around US$30 to $100 for a bowl of soup.

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Vanilla - Contrary to cheaper imitations, real vanilla from Madagascar is expensive, at over US$500 per kilogram.

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Matsutake mushrooms - Expect to pay between US$1,000 and  $2,000 for half a kilogram of this delicacy.

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Black Diamond ice cream - Scoopi Cafe in Dubai sells the world's most expensive ice cream.

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Pizza Royal 007 - Domenico Crolla created one of the world's most expensive pizzas, which was sold for US$4,200.

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Fence Gate Inn meat pie - You can buy a slice of this pie for around US$1,781 at the Fence Gate Inn in Lancashire, UK.

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Jeong Hong-Yongto's Christmas cake - The cake is on display in Tokyo and priced at US$1.7 million.

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Marc Guilbert's chocolate dessert - In 2011, chef Marc Guilbert served a truly extravagant chocolate dessert at a hotel in the UK. It was sold at £22,000 (around US$28,201).

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Acqua Di Cristallo Tributo a Modigliani - The world's most expensive bottle of water can be yours for US$60,000. 

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